For the past 16 years in Peoria, AZ, our physical therapy and aquatic therapy clinic has been able to help patients of all ages, weight, and health conditions, achieve their goals and attain full recovery.
Our Peoria team of physical therapists and Aquatic providers can help you get the successful recovery your looking for you or your loved ones no matter what age, weight or health restrictions you may have.
Unlike other clinics that primarily focus on young sports athletes and feel like a “GYM”, our clinicians are specially trained to help patients overcome more chronic and serious conditions.
Aquatic Physical Therapy is great for taking the strain of gravity off of your joints, allowing you to comfortably perform the exercises you need to recover
Our clinicians have the tools and treatments to help your nervous system safely recover
Safely improve balance, mobility and overall function of your nervous system
Build strength and improve joint function in a more comfortable environment for your joints
Improve your joint and back pain in an aquatic setting that reduces strain on your joints while working your muscles
skilled hands on muscle work relieves trapped nerves and improves motion to restricted muscles
safely build back strength and flexibility with guided exercises from a experienced physical therapist
Improve circulation and remove pressure off of painful spinal joints
Ian became a physical therapist in 2003. Ian is a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedics (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association. Passing this test demonstrates specialized knowledge, and advanced clinical proficiency in orthopedics. Ian specializes in spine treatment, dry needling, and sport rehabilitation. In his spare time, Ian enjoys the outdoors, sports, and spending time with his family.
A graduate from the University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Division of Physical Therapy, Bob has spent the majority of his career in the area of orthopedic and sports medicine. He has worked with athletes from the levels of Little League to the professionals especially the NBA. Bob spent three years as a medical officer in the United States Air Force until resigning his commission as a Captain. During that time he was stationed at the largest hospital in the Department of Defense for the Air Force and worked with active duty personnel from around the globe.
Bob achieved his certification as an athletic trainer 1980 and volunteered many hours as the ATC for the local high schools as well as being instrumental in attaining full time jobs for ATC’s in the Peoria and Deer Valley school districts. Bob is also one of our clinic’s Vestibular Disorders Specialists.
Collin graduated from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota in 2011 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Originally from South Dakota, he has been practicing physical therapy in Arizona since he graduated. Collin became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) that he incorporates into his patient care. He specializes in orthopedics, weight training, sport rehabilitation, and balance and neurological conditions.
Marissa graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Recreational Therapy from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Her desire to learn more about helping people with their mobility caused her to pursue a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University in 2004. Marissa is also trained in the following areas: kinesiotape to increase stability and promote normalized movement, as well as decrease pain and localized swelling, cupping, and electric stimulation.
Stacy graduated from McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas–getting his Associate of Arts and an Associate of Applied Science in the Physical Therapist Assistant program. He has also been a Certified Personal Trainer through the Texas Board of Physical Therapy since 2000. Stacy was the Organizing Chair for the 5th International Conference on Evidence Based Aquatic Therapy (ICEBAT US) in Las Vegas, NV 2018.
Stacy has taken over 500 hours of continuing education in aquatic specialization. He has received certifications in Halliwick® Aquatic Therapy/Water Specific Therapy® (HAT/WST), The Bad Ragaz Ring Method® (BRRM), and Clinical Ai Chi® (CAC) through the International Aquatic Therapy Faculty (IATF). He became one of the first Aquaticists in America, and one the first Geriatric Aquaticist (GAq) in the world in 2013 through Aquatic Therapy University. Stacy joined Oakeson Physical Therapy as head aquatic therapist, and to share his expertise with our patients and community.
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8240 W Cactus Rd, Peoria AZ 85381
To begin your road to recovery call (480) 306-6627 or complete the form below and someone from our team will contact you shortly.
It can be challenging to find the right physical therapy clinic for our loved ones that have a more complicated issue they need treated (neurological, geriatric, vestibular, chronic pain).
Our physical and aquatic therapy clinic is one of the few clinics in the nation that specializes in helping patients that need more attention. We have the facilities and providers that are trained to handle these more challenging conditions and get you and your family back to full function.
Yes! Aquatic Physical Therapy is an amazing treatment for patients struggling with knee, hip and ankle arthritis! The water helps take the pressure off of your inflamed joints and allows you to exercise and strengthen your muscles without the pain and discomfort you’d normally feel.
Aquatic Therapy is clinically proven effective treatment for arthritis and here’s why:
Modern Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in Peoria, AZ is in-network with Medicare, Mercy Care, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, United Healthcare and most Medicare replacement plans. It is helpful to call our clinic and we can verify your insurance to let you know if we are in-network with your exact insurance plan
Our Modern Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Peoria Clinic is located at 8240 W Cactus Rd, Peoria AZ 85381. It’s on the northeast corner of Cactus and N 83rd Ave (behind the Circle K)