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Why These Physical Therapists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored physical therapists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best physical therapists in Phoenix, AZ.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Absolute Physical Therapy

Absolute Physical Therapy began in 1999 and was founded on extensive knowledge of athletics, exercise science, and physical therapy. Among the facility's specialties are therapy for lower back pain, tendinopathy, balance fall prevention, and post-surgical rehabilitation. The clinic also offers personal training. Absolute PT earned a Patients' Choice Award from Opencare.com in 2015.

Phoenix, AZ 85050


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AZ Dance Medicine Specialists

AZ Dance Medicine Specialists has been providing dance-based physical therapy services to clients in the greater Phoenix area for almost a decade. The firm provides coaching and conditioning programs for dancers, as well as workshops, seminars, and professional development for dance educators. AZ Dance Medicine Specialists provides Dance Well Level One certification, training professionals to ensure dancer health and safety, and assesses core strength, leaps and turns, readiness for pointe work, and other areas related to strength, mobility, and stability.

10210 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85028


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Back in Action Pain Therapy

Back in Action Pain Therapy has convenient locations in Scottsdale, Glendale, and Phoenix that provide pain management therapy for the full spectrum of orthopedic conditions. From pediatric to geriatric patients, the staff aims to provide personalized and high-quality care and service. Additional services include the clinic's physical wellness programs, acupuncture, and personal training and nutritional services.

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Balanced Physical Therapy, Pilates, and Wellness Center

Balanced Physical Therapy, Pilates, and Wellness Center provides a variety of services to the Phoenix Metro that promote whole-body health, including physical therapy, Pilates, yoga, dance medicine, and sports medicine. The Northwest Vallet center focuses on one-on-one therapy sessions but also provides group classes as well as massages, nutrition consultation, and more.

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Camelback Sports Therapy

Camelback Sports Therapy is a Phoenix physical therapy facility that specializes in treating athletes and sports injuries. The office has served the Arcadia community for over 10 years and offers a free injury assessment and provides a variety of therapeutic treatments such as Kinesio tape, dry needling therapy, pre and post surgical rehabilitation, and postural education. The staff has over 60 combined years of experience and is also highly experienced in pediatric physical therapy and pre- and post-natal care for women.

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Center for Athletic Performance

The Center for Athletic Performance provides the greater Phoenix community with sports medicine, rehabilitation, and training that is both affordable and of the highest quality. The facility combines performance training with physical therapy for a unique program that promotes recovery and increased fitness levels. The founder of the clinic has a Board Certification in Sports Physical Therapy, is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and is ASTYM certified.

Scottsdale, AZ 85255


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Chandler Physical Therapy

Chandler Physical Therapy has provided Maricopa County with comprehensive, patient-centered physical therapy since 2012. The clinic commonly treats low back pain, post-surgical conditions, headaches, muscle pain, tendonitis, knee pain, plantar fasciitis, and more. Specialty programs at the facility include functional dry needling, Gaston Soft Tissue Technique, custom orthotics, and Selective Functional Movement Assessment.

Chandler, AZ 85226


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Complete Physical Therapy

Complete Physical Therapy provides dedicated therapeutic services to the Phoenix Metro. The licensed and certified staff members assist patients in returning to a pain-free lifestyle. The clinic specializes in Myofascial Release, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Redcord Therapy. Previous clients praise the staff for providing compassionate care and meticulous attention to detail.

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Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy

Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy has been providing sports medicine and physical therapy to the Phoenix Metro for over 15 years. With 22 separate clinics, the team of physical therapists is readily available to treat a variety of medical conditions and injuries. Foothills earned a first place award for Best of Arizona's Physical Therapy from Ranking Arizona.

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KC's Home Health Care

KC's Home Health Care provides Maricopa County with a variety of home care services including nursing, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and physical therapy. The team of licensed and certified physical therapists aims to increase the safety and functionality of completing daily tasks. Techniques used and taught include pre- and post-op assessment, bed mobility, transfer training, and fall prevention. The Medicare Certified Home Healthcare agency focuses on strong multidisciplinary communication.

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O'Brien Physical Therapy, PLLC

O'Brien Physical Therapy, PLLC, focuses on patient well-being in a trusting, respectful, and compassionate environment. The Phoenix business emphasizes overall health and the staff's specialties include functional restoration, manual interventions, exercise prescription, pain management, and ergonomic training. O'Brient PT earned a 2015 Patients' Choice Award on Opencare.com.

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Peterson Physical Therapy

With three locations in Maricopa, Tempe, and Gilbert, Peterson Physical Therapy works with patients from initial assessment to treatment and therapy, all the way through to rehabilitation. The team of highly-trained and experienced therapists provides a variety of services including workplace injury rehabilitation, anodyne treatments, Functional Capacity Evaluations, and geriatric rehabilitation for strokes and issues related to Parkinson's. Opencare.com recognized Peterson Physical Therapy as a Top Tempe Physical Therapy practice in 2015.

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Rehab Plus Physical Therapy and Sports Performance

Rehab Plus Physical Therapy and Sports Performance began providing comprehensive physical therapy to Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Ahwatukee residents in 1985. Each of the physical therapists provides personalized treatment and has an advanced training certification in manual therapy. The team includes athletic trainers and exercise physiologists to address all aspects of an injury and recovery. While Rehab Plus has specialization in treating professional athletes, the facility also treats patients with non-sports related injuries.

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South Mountain Physical Therapy

South Mountain Physical Therapy is based within Phoenix's South Mountian corridor and specializes in out-patient physical therapy. In addition to therapy, treatment, and rehabilitation for athletic injuries to headaches, the facility also provides therapy related to workers compensation, work conditioning, automobile accidents, pediatrics, ergonomics, and hand therapy. The staff strives to prioritize patients' needs and goals through all the equipment, techniques, and treatments used and strongly values building strong relationships with patients.

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Southwest Therapy Specialists, P.C.

Southwest Therapy Specialists, P.C., is an independently-owned Phoenix therapy practice with services ranging from manual orthopedic physical therapy and aquatic therapy to personal fitness and strength training. The team of therapists are licensed to practice in Arizona and have extensive education in physical therapy. Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc., ranked Southwest Therapy Specialists in the top 3% of the United States and Canadian clinics for wrist and hand improvement using Certified Hand Therapy.

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The Fischer Institute of Physical Therapy and Performance

The Fischer Institute of Physical Therapy and Performance was founded in 1997 by a licensed physical therapist with multiple certifications and a history of sports performance training and rehab. The staff is composed of certified strength and conditioning specialists, doctors of physical therapy and certified athletic trainers who perform therapeutic treatments with a total body focus. Techniques used include hands-on manual therapy, patient-specific strength and flexibility programs, functional physical therapy, and injury prevention.

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Total Sports Therapy

Total Sports Therapy focuses its services on restoring function, improving mobility, relieving pain, and preventing or limiting permanent physical disabilities in the clinic's patients. The team of therapists specializes in orthopedic and sports medicine for patients of all ages. TST has three locations, and the Phoenix and Moon Valley location earned a 2015 Patients' Choice Award from Opencare.com.

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