Our Central Tucson physical therapy location has become an integral part of the Tucson community. By putting our patients first, ProActive has become the go-to place for many of our neighbors who find themselves in need of physical therapy. Whether you’re needing physical therapy, needing hand therapy, recovering from a surgery, or looking to manage pain, our team of physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and front office team, will help you improve your health and get you on the road to recovery. Conveniently located near the intersection of Swan and Fort Lowell, our Central clinic specializes in the following services:
- Physical Therapy
- Pre/Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
- Acute Injury Management
- Chronic Injury Management
- Hand Therapy
- Sports Physical Therapy
- Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
- Geriatric Physical Therapy
- Workers’ Compensation
- Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
- Spine Specialty
- Trigger Point Dry Needling
- Kinesio Taping
- Vestibular Therapy
- Post-Concussion Therapy
- Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
Education: University of Arizona, Midwestern UniversityRead Full Bio >
Brent was born and raised in Tucson. He has always enjoyed being active and influencing others to do so themselves. His passion extends further than just diagnosing and treating. Brent truly enjoys building rapport with his patients and assures them that they not only feel better but that they have a fun time achieving their goals.
Brent earned his Bachelor of Health Science in Physiology from The University of Arizona in 2010. He went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Midwestern University in 2014. After graduation, he moved back to Tucson to begin to treat in the outpatient orthopedic setting where he utilizes evidence-based treatment strategies.
In his free time, Brent enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and dog. He’s a diehard Arizona basketball fan, enjoys working out, playing basketball, home projects, and has recently picked up the sport of pickleball.
Education: University of South AustraliaRead Full Bio >
Rick is a Physical Therapist with over 30 years experience in sports related injury as well as a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions. He attended the University of South Australia studying Maitland manual therapy techniques and specializes in neck/shoulder injuries. Rick comes from a swimming background and was a national level swimmer in Surf Life. He went on to become the New Zealand swim team Physical Therapist for several years before moving to the United States. He also currently coaches swimming from the novice to the Olympic level.
His interest are exercising, reading and watching sports.
PT, DPT, CHT
Education: University of Arizona, University of Nevada - Las VegasRead Full Bio >
Janelle is a musician who decided to become a physical therapist in order to assist others in improving their quality of life. Originally from Phoenix, she was raised by two doctors who instilled in her a love of helping people. She attended the University of Arizona where she earned a Bachelor of Music and also participated in the Pride of Arizona marching band. She continued her education and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She has been working in Tucson since 2014 helping patients recover from brain injury, accidents, and strokes. Janelle has always had a love for hand therapy and was thrilled to join the ProActive Physical Therapy team. Even though she changed from Music to Physical Therapy, her love of music has stayed strong. She participates in several music groups in Tucson during the year. In her free time she enjoys playing the horn, rollerblading, quilting, and watching hockey.
Education: Arizona State University, Regis UniversityRead Full Bio >
Grace-Marie knew she wanted to become a physical therapist when she witnessed the way physical therapy helped her grandmother. Her grandmother regained the mobility and confidence to return to her vibrant lifestyle following a severe hip injury. Grace-Marie has worked as a versatile physical therapist in an outpatient orthopedic setting since 2019. She is passionate about helping her patients set and reach movement related goals and return to all of the unique activities that make life interesting. Though she is a California native, she loves the vibrant Tucson desert, and can often be found enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. In her spare time, Grace-Marie enjoys cooking, reading, and gardening.
Education: University of Arizona, Pima Medical InstituteRead Full Bio >
Originally from Northern California, Kimberly moved to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona. After graduating, she enrolled and completed the Physical Therapy Assistant Program at the Pima Medical Institute in Tucson. Since graduating, Arizona has grown on her so much that she has decided to call it her home.
She is passionate about wanting to have a positive impact on people and takes personal pleasure from helping her patients get back to doing the things they enjoy.
Much of her spare time is either spent coaching sports, playing sports, or watching sports. Kimberly is always on the move. She likes to run 5k and obstacle races and do all kinds of outdoor activities. She played four sports in college and used to test obstacles for the sports entertainment television show American Ninja Warrior.
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