Stay in Motion: Relieve Neck and Back Pain
December 18, 2014
Don't let pain in your back stop you from being active and enjoying the things you love to do. Dr. Stephen Hanks, Tucson Orthopaedic…
Physical Therapy is an intricate part of recovery for all orthopaedic injuries. With this in mind, Tucson Orthopaedic Institute has hand-picked a team of expertly trained and caring professionals comprised of licensed physical therapists as well as physical therapy assistants. The following therapists are a part of our East on Grant location.
Angela Bornhouser obtained her training at Northern Arizona University, graduating in 1997 with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. She began her career with Tucson Medical Center as an inpatient and outpatient neurological therapist. In 2002 she became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Lori graduated from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine in 1983, followed by a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from California State University, Northridge in 1986. She has worked at the TOI Wyatt location for 13 years, formerly for TMC and
Rick graduated from Ohio State University and has been practicing for 32 years with a focus throughout on clinical patient care. He pursued post-graduate work at Washington University and regularly attends continuing education courses. Emphasis in recent years has been on treatment of spinal
Julie graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at PMI with honors in 2009. Julie's previous work experience included practical application of physical therapy at Tucson Medical Center for twenty two years. She continues to pursue continuing education programs with special interest in
Angela graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2005 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has been part of the TOI PT department since its inception in October 2006. Angela has an undergraduate degree in Health Science from Slippery Rock University. She has continued her education by taking
Cheryl graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1993. She has been part of the TOI PT department since its inception in October 2006. She has continued her education by taking multiple courses over the years, focusing on manual techniques. She has a special interest in
Mona graduated from Pima Medical Institute in August 2007 and joined the TOI team February 2008 as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She has taken an extended amount of Kinesio taping coursework and is in the process of becoming certified. Her special interests are knee rehabilitation and Kinesio
Daniel Kamimura MSPT, DPT has been practicing for 9 years in privately owned outpatient clinics, hospitals and occupational health clinics. In traveling around the West and Midwest Daniel enjoys treating patients with long standing pain the most, though sports injuries and other acute injuries are
Dearl graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington in 1993 with an Occupational Therapy Degree. He spent over 14 years working with upper extremity diagnosis patients. Dearl has been part of the TOI PT department since January 2009. He received his Army
Andres L Ochoa PT, DPT graduated with honors and achieved a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Northern Arizona University in 2000. He continued his education at NAU and received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2003. Andy has previously worked as a clinic director as well as serving as
Kristen graduated from Pacific University with a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2014. She published a critically appraised paper on the treatment techniques for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis on her university website. She has a special interest in women's health and bicycle fitting.
Jennifer graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2003 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has been part of the TOI PT department for over 5 years, 4 of those in management. Jennifer has an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.