Nikki and her team at the West location have one goal in mind—to get each patient back to their full potential. Along with physical therapy services, this facility also specializes in returning patients back to work following work related injuries and they play a role in injury prevention as members of our WorkIMPACT program. See the full list of specialties from our West clinic below:
- Physical Therapy
- Pre/Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
- Acute Injury Management
- Chronic Injury Management
- Sports Physical Therapy
- Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
- Geriatric Physical Therapy
- Workers’ Compensation (WorkIMPACT)
- Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
- Spine Specialty
- Kinesio Taping
- Vestibular Therapy
PT, DPT, MTC
Education: Weber State University, University of St. AugustineRead Full Bio >
Nikki combines her levels of education, continuing education and years of experience to help patients have the most effective outcome. She listens to each patient and does her best to understand the information they give her and then work together with them on their goals.
She attended graduate school at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, FL under the instruction of Stanley Paris, a renowned New Zealand Physiotherapist.
Nikki received her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in physical therapy and also has advanced training in Manual Therapy (MTC) and Kinesio Tape.
In her spare time, Nikki enjoys scuba diving and exploring a world not seen on land, traveling to explore new places and have new experiences, golfing, hiking, music, and spending time with family and friends.
Education: University of KansasRead Full Bio >
Dennis established Tucson Physical Therapy in 1984, a therapist owned physical therapy practice specializing in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy as well as the prevention and treatment of on-the-job injuries. Since that time, he has almost exclusively dealt with all aspects of work injury prevention and management. He is a certified provider for both Worksavers and WorkSTEPS methods. Dennis is currently on the Advisory Board of WorkSTEPS, a national testing group that provides medical and legally compliant functional testing systems.
Over the years, Dennis has served in nearly every elected office within his state professional organization culminating in his election as President of the Arizona Physical Therapy Association in 1981. He has also served on national committees within the American Physical Therapy Association and was a founding member of the Occupational Health Special Interest Group of the APTA. He serves on the advisory board for the Physical Therapy Assistant Program at Pima Medical Institute. Additionally, Dennis is an advisory member of the Business and Industry Council for JTED and serves on the advisory committee for the Physical Therapy and Health Program for JTED. He is involved in the community as a member of the Rotary Club of Tucson, The Centurions, the VIP Breakfast Club, one of Tucson’s oldest business groups, and Catalina Foothills Church. Dennis’ company, Tucson Physical Therapy, has recently merged with ProActive Physical Therapy to continue to improve and expand services to Tucson and the surrounding communities.
Education: Pima Medical InstituteRead Full Bio >
Jason grew up in Delta, Ohio—just west of Toledo. After moving to Arizona to attend the Pima Medical Institute, he joined the ProActive Physical Therapy team. Jason chose physical therapy as a result of interest in physiology and kinesiology. He truly enjoys studying those topics.
Outside of the clinic, Jason enjoys coaching and watching his children’s sporting activities.