Oro Valley

Hours

Mon-Fri: 7am-6pm

Location

10550 N La Canada Dr Suite 160, Oro Valley, AZ 85737

Phone

(520) 547-2476

Fax

(520) 547-2480

The Oro Valley team believes in creating a remarkable experience for our patients. Whether you’re recovering from a recent surgery, experiencing back pain or simply trying to live a healthier lifestyle, let our team get you back to feeling like you. The Oro Valley location is located near the cross streets of La Canada and Lambert. This location specializes in:

  • Physical Therapy
    • Pre/Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
    • Acute Injury Management
    • Chronic Injury Management
  • 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

Our Team

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Leslie Drawdy

PT, DPT, MBA, CLT-LANA

Education: Duke University

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Leslie received her clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Duke University School of Medicine in 2003. Since that time, she has practiced in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient therapy, and home health care environments. She has been actively involved in clinical research, administration, program development, professional compliance and quality assurance. She became a certified lymphedema therapist through the Lymphology Association of North America in 2006, and earned her Master’s in Business Administration in 2016.

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Frank Pfeil

PT, DPT, CSCS

Education: University at Buffalo

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Frank joined Proactive after becoming a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, NY and is an Orthopedic Resident under the Foothills Sports Medicine Group, working towards becoming a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist. He initially graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from the University at Buffalo in 2016. While he was in school, Frank was busy competing as a Division I Varsity athlete for the Cross Country and Track & Field Teams for 5 years, focusing on the long distance events. He served as a volunteer assistant coach for the University while finishing his graduate degree, overseeing practices and training sessions on the track and in the weight room.

Frank is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and has seen and experienced the importance of strength and its varied applications. He enjoys working with all types of athletes, of all ages, in order to either improve their performance or get them back to their sport, healthy and pain free.

Frank grew up in sports (soccer, basketball, baseball) and was active serving on mission’s trips through his church. When he began running in middle school, injuries piled up and he was in and out of a physical therapy clinic frequently. When he realized that he could help those who were hurt like he was, he knew what he wanted to do for a career and has since made it his mission to help those who are injured or prevent injuries in any way he can.

Frank’s passion is running and he has spent a great amount of time in and out of school learning gait analysis techniques, coaching philosophies and programs in order to help runners get the most out of their individual stride. He is working to apply those principles towards endurance athletes such as cyclists or triathletes. When he isn’t running or in the clinic, he enjoys weightlifting, cycling, hiking, reading and the occasional video game and IPA.

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Anisa Nandy

PT, DPT

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Growing up, Anisa was involved in sports such as, lacrosse and basketball. This lead to many sprained ankles and experiencing physical therapy ?rst-hand. Anisa’s journey inspired her to learn more about the ?eld, and pursing a career in helping others.
Anisa enjoys helping patients ?nd natural solutions in a supportive environment to optimize functional ability in each patient’s desired hobbies.
Anisa enjoys hiking, kayaking, swimming, music, learning new recipes, and traveling.

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Graeme Gowland

PT, DPT

Education: University of Buffalo

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Graeme joined ProActive after gaining experience traveling across the country as a travel PT. Graeme received his DPT as well as a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from the University at Buffalo where he also had a short stint as a division I track and field athlete. His career was cut short by an achilles injury, but it was that injury that spurred his interest in the rehabilitative sciences. Now Graeme brings his understanding of the patient experience, caring and empathy along with his scientific knowledge to the clinic to provide a high quality PT experience for his patients. He is currently pursuing a specialization in concussion management.

Outside of the clinic Graeme enjoys all matters of outdoor activities from snowboarding to kayaking. In a pre-Covid world you might spot him trying new restaurants on the weekends or touring the local art district in search of live music or art fixtures.

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Paige Rider

PTA

Education: Villa Maria College

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Paige is from Buffalo, New York and has been in Tucson over a year. Paige has been practicing as a PTA for four years and graduated from Villa Maria College in 2015. She enjoys treating athletes, especially runners and swimmers but also enjoys working with patients after they have had joint replacements. She enjoys coming up with challenging exercises in agility, balance, coordination, and strength. She is constantly learning new skills to help her patients such as; taping, gait/run analysis, manual therapy, and blood flow restriction. She assesses runners form in order for them to be pain free and be life long runners.

In her spare time, she enjoys running, shopping, and playing with her dog.

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Samantha Steele

PTA

Education: Pima Medical Institute, Southern New Hampshire University

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Sam is a Tucson native. She is a 2021 graduate with an Associate degree from Pima Medical Institute and a Bachelor of Health Science from Southern New Hampshire University. Sam chose physical therapy because she enjoys helping her patients to feel better and achieve more functionality and mobility. There is a special place in her heart for treating women’s health patients and the pediatric populations. Sam has plans to get certified in sports conditioning as well as women’s health.

In her leisure time, Sam enjoys baking, painting, and gaming. You can also often find her on the beautiful trails around Tucson with her husband and dog. Sam is a self-proclaimed coffee enthusiast; she loves trying new coffee shops and her all-time favorite drink is an iced Islander latte from Dutch Bros.

Class Schedule

No Classes Scheduled

ProActive Physical Therapy is empowered by Foothills Therapy Partners (FTP).