Mountain Land Physical Therapy Sandy, located on 90th South, has all of the things you need, and the specialists to get you better. With dry needling, concussion therapy, pelvic floor rehabilitation, and a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist all on board, Sandy has got you covered. Schedule your physical therapy evaluation today, and cruise up the canyon when you’re done to enjoy the slopes!
Sandy Clinic Therapists
Tyler Ellis, PT, DPT, OCS
Clinic Director, Physical Therapist
Tyler first joined the Mountain Land team in the spring of 2013 and has served as Sandy’s clinic director since 2015. He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University in 2013 after receiving his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Utah State University in 2010.
Tyler has a strong background in health, fitness, and sports performance. While getting his bachelor’s degree he played collegiate sports, throwing the shot-put as a member of the university’s track and field team. This experience introduced him to physical therapy and led him to realize how beneficial it can be in improving performance and injury recovery. Tyler is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist and also has training in dry needling. Over the years, Tyler has developed an interest in treating patients with Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, vestibular dysfunction, and also in performing running and gait analyses and treating runners of all ages.
When not in the clinic, Tyler can be found outside hiking alongside his family and dogs, doing CrossFit, or grappling and rolling at jiu jitsu.
Sarah Johncock, PT, DPT
As a native of Michigan, Sarah received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan in 2009, then her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University in 2012. In addition to her degrees, Sarah is certified in concussion management and has received extensive training in vestibular physical therapy and mechanical diagnosis and therapy as well. Sarah also incorporates dry needling into her treatment to address pain and/or tension.
Sarah’s passion is helping patients achieve the highest level of function possible. Sarah has a special interest in concussions and traumatic brain injuries and helping those with vestibular dysfunction. She also works with patients who experience back and neck disorders using a mixture of principles including the McKenzie method.
When she’s not in the clinic, Sarah enjoys hiking, camping, and traveling to new places with her husband and 3 daughters. Fun fact, Sarah had 3 girls under the age of 2 when her twins were born!
Maddy Banbury, PT, DPT, CF-L2
Maddy graduated from Brigham Young University-Hawaii in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science. She went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus as a part of the class of 2020.
Maddy is pelvic floor Levels 1 and 2 certified through Herman and Wallace, has training in PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation), is trained in dry needling, and holds both CrossFit level 2 and USA Weightlifting Level 1 coaching certifications. Maddy specializes in treating athletes as well as a variety of musculoskeletal, pelvic floor and neurological conditions, and has participated in medical missions to Jamaica in physical therapy. She has a strong passion treating the post-partum population and getting them back to “living life and lifting weights pain and symptom free!” As an athlete and former physical therapy patient, Maddy knows first-hand the importance of having a physical therapist who is encouraging and supportive. When working with her patients, she believes in using her education and training to bridge the gap between physical therapy, chronic illness, and overall health and well-being.
When not in the clinic, Maddy enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors, traveling, doing CrossFit, and competing in Olympic weightlifting.
Tony Holmes, PT, DPT
Tony Holmes received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science in 2015. He went on to earn his doctorate degree in physical therapy from the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, Utah in 2021. Tony first joined the Mountain Land team in 2015 as a therapy aide at the Millcreek clinic and then clinic coordinator at the Holladay clinic in 2016.
Tony specializes in orthopedic and has experience treating neurologic conditions. Fluent in speaking Spanish, Tony enjoys working with the Spanish-speaking community and believes in providing a caring and fun environment. His therapy philosophy is, “people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” After injuring his hand when he was younger, he experienced the benefit of physical therapy and how he was able to regain the function of his hand. He wants to share his passion of helping people reach their goals so they can return to the activities they enjoy.
As a father of three, Tony spends his free time with his family either at the pool or taking them to their activities. Staying fit and eating well keeps him and his family busy. Tony also has a slight obsession with shoes. He says he has too many, but no one can have too many shoes!
Hillary Peterson, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Hillary Peterson received her associate’s degree from Southern Utah University and went on to earn an associate of science degree in physical therapy assistant from Provo College in 2015. She first joined the Mountain Land Physical Therapy team in 2008 as a therapy aide while attending college.
Hillary specializes in orthopedics; manual therapy including IASTM; aquatic therapy; therapy for knees, shoulders, and TMJ; vestibular physical therapy, and treating Parkinson’s disease. She is passionate about listening to and connecting with her patients and providing a positive experience with each visit. Hillary strives to create individualized treatment plans for each patient that help them reach their goals so they can get back to doing the activities they enjoy pain-free.
When not in the clinic, Hillary enjoys rock climbing, strength training, running, hiking, traveling, photography, movies, and spending time outside with her husband and two boys.