Dr. Patty Pennell-Noel

PT, ScD

Areas of special interest

  • Runners

  • Tennis Players

  • Back Pain

  • Neck Pain

  • Chronic Pain

“Patty, You must be the very first one I tell this to: I just played two and half hours of soccer for the first time in 5 yrs. Played without pain for the first time in 14 yrs. I don’t know how to thank you. I am almost in tears!!” – Sue W., Denver, CO

“Thanks Patty! I’m totally healed and on the treadmill running/walking an hour a day! You’re Magic!” – Laura, Denver, CO

Dr. Patty Pennell’s Bio

Dr. Patty Pennell-Noel is the owner of Back to Motion Physical Therapy. She  founded Back to Motion in Denver 15 years ago and has worked in the Denver area for her 20 year career. In 1992, she received her Master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Colorado and has her Doctorate of Science through Texas Tech. Patty has extensive training and experience in manual therapy of the spine and extremities. The other focus of her practice is diagnosis and treatment of running injuries including orthotic prescription. Patty was awarded Colorado Physical Therapy Association’s Physical Therapist of the Year in 2008.

Patty worked for the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) for 3 years. During her time at the WTA she traveled to  tournaments all over the world. Currently she consults with many tennis players about their injuries and rehab.  She also serves as a consultant for the Leukemia Team in Training and has treated many runners of all abilities. Aside from her private practice, Patty works as clinical faculty for Regis University’s Physical Therapy Program. She is also teaches dry needling techniques to physical therapists throughout the country.

Email: Dr. Patty Pennell-Noel PT ScD