Dr. Kyle A Willets, PT, DPT

Alpine Fit Founder

Doctor of Physical Therapy & Functional Medicine

physical therapist specialist in Boulder Colorado

About Dr. Kyle

Dr. Kyle Willets, a board-certified physical therapist with nearly two decades of experience is the founder of Alpine Fit. She received high honors as a doctoral level graduate from Ithaca College and went on to be nationally recognized as a leader in the field.

Her career has ranged from providing trauma-level rehab to preventative medicine and orthopedics. She has completed hundreds and hundreds of hours of continuing education in manual therapy and exercise and advanced certifications in functional medicine & nutrition.

She is passionate about helping people overcome health challenges so they can get moving, living, and thriving the way they desire.

When she’s not in the office, she’s generally found heading to a pilates class, hiking her favorite local trails with her pup Talula, skate skiing, chowing down on fresh foods, or mountain biking near and far.


  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College
  • Masters in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College, with honors
  • Clinical Science, BA from Ithaca College


  • ShoutOut Colorado – read interview here

  • Voyage Denver – read interview here

Licenses, Achievements & Certification:

  • Board certification in Physical Therapy
  • Certified graduate of Full Body Systems with the Functional Nutrition Lab
  • Certified as an Ayurvedic therapist in Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Certified Vinyasa yoga instructor.
  • Certified as a Dry Needling advanced practitioner.
  • Spine and Schroth-trained scoliosis expert with advanced certifications.
  • Studied Functional Nutrition with the Functional Nutrition Alliance.
  • Recipient of the Mary McMillan Scholarship Award by the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Over 20 years of experience in the field of physical therapy and holistic health.
  • Functional Movement Systems (FMS) certified.
  • Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) certified.
  • Qualitative research on compassion.

Articles By Dr. Kyle

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Upper traps feeling like rocks? We know what could be the cause; and it’s not stress!

Upper traps feeling like rocks? We know what could be the cause; and it’s not stress!

If I had a dollar for every time I heard a patient say “my upper traps are always so tight and have been for years. It’s where I hold my tension,” I’d be able to buy my dog his own house. While stress, anxiety, and mental health do influence our nervous system and...

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Stop Stretching and Start Strengthening: The Solution to Persistent Muscle Tightness

Stop Stretching and Start Strengthening: The Solution to Persistent Muscle Tightness

What is causing my muscle tightness?? A recurring complaint I hear in my practice is “Some of my muscles have been tight for years. I stretch them but it doesn’t seem to get any better!” Whether it's the hamstrings,upper traps, hip flexors, glutes, or even the...

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