AJ is a local Tucsonan who graduated from the University of Arizona and is back after receiving his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University. AJ spent nine years coaching and training athletes of all levels (from youth to professional), predominantly in basketball and swimming, and some in volleyball, golf, and softball, before pursuing his interest in physical therapy and current work in the orthopedic, sports, and pediatric fields. He enjoys utilizing manual techniques including Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), Trigger Point Dry Needling, Kinesio Tape, and Joint Mobilization, as well as focusing on therapeutic exercise to help patients achieve therapy goals. In addition to being Titleist Performance Institute certified for golf, AJ has experience with vestibular rehabilitation, and pediatric conditions including sports and orthopedic injuries, torticollis, developmental delay in gross mobility, and post-surgical rehabilitation.
AJ enjoys carrying his own interests back to the clinic including basketball, soccer, golf, swimming, skiing and outdoor adventure to help his diverse patient group get back to what they love most.