PT, DPT, Cert. DN Owner
Randy Brimhall received his doctorate degree from a top medical and science university in Downers Grove, IL. While completing his doctoral studies at Midwestern University he found a love for outpatient physical therapy where he was able to bridge his love for sports and his fitness background with excellent manual therapy skills in dry needling, spinal manipulation, as well as a specialty in vestibular rehab. He has spent his career working in sports rehab working part time with the Milwaukee Brewers and in Outpatient Orthopedic Care. He enjoys spending time on the weekends with his wife and their 3 children.
PT, DPT, Cert. DN,
Stanton Urling completed a Bachelor of Science in Human and Exercise Physiology from Brigham Young University-Idaho and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Arizona's own A.T. Still University. His specialties and interests within the profession include orthopedic, manual therapy techniques and vestibular rehab. Outside of work Stanton loves spending time with his family, serving the community, playing racquetball, and enjoying the outdoors.
PT, DPT, CSCS, CID
Regional Director & North Mesa Partner
Blake has been involved in the physical therapy community since he sustained a wrestling injury while in high school. Since that time, he has worked in multiple physical therapy clinics with a specific interest in orthopedics and sports medicine. He received a degree in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University. He is also a nationally certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is an Arizona native and has lived in the valley for all but 5 years of his life. Blake loves endurance events, such as marathons and triathlons, because they allow him to push himself to his limits and race against the clock. He believes that family is the most important thing in life and spends the majority of his spare time with his wife and 2 daughters.
PT, DPT, Cert. TDN
East Mesa Clinic Director
Ian received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology at ASU, before receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at NAU - Phoenix, and has continued his education with specialty training in dry needling and manual techniques. Ian first found his interest in physical therapy during his own rehab stints in high school and enjoys helping other ‘athletes’ of all ages and types get back to being their best and healthiest selves. He enjoys helping people and has found that a combination of building trusting relationships, hands-on treatment and effective exercises can do wonders for anyone’s well being. Ian is the father of 3 beautiful girls and enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports, fishing, hiking and being outdoors when it’s not unbearably hot. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Ian is an avid Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Mariners fan.
Tempe Clinic Director
Tyler has always had an interest in exercise and how the body works, He graduated from ASU with a Bachelor's degree in exercises health and wellness and his Doctorate from A.T. Still University. Since graduating he has found an interest in outpatient orthopedic care and enjoys the variety of patients and different cases that come into the clinic, He also recently became certified in dry needling. When not at work Tyler enjoys traveling and hiking with his wife and baby daughter.
Gilbert Gateway Clinic Director
Cody is an Arizona native that was born and raised in Tucson until he moved to Flagstaff where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from Northern Arizona University. He then moved to the valley to obtain his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University. Cody finds joy in helping people become more functional again so they do not have to be limited in doing what they love. His passion is his family and friends and hobbies include just about anything that involves spending time with them. Cody is happily married as of the end of 2019 and he and his wife look forward to starting a family of their own in the future.
PT, DPT, CertDN
San Tan Valley Clinic Director
Originally from Seattle, WA, Chad graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in International Relations. He would then return to school several years later to achieve a long time goal of being a physical therapist. Chad graduated from Western University of Health Sciences of southern California with a Doctorate in Physical therapy. He has worked in sports medicine as well as outpatient orthopedic settings. He is certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling and has taken several specialized courses in treatment of the shoulder. Chad has also been able to use his knowledge of the body and its as he teaches Anatomy and Physiology and Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Chad likes like walks on the beach and candle lit dinners. He is supported by an amazing wife and 4 kids that keep him busy with sports locally in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley.
Brandon Christie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Arizona State University and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University. Brandon played college soccer and had opportunities to play college football prior to injuries ending his collegiate career short. Brandon is fascinated with the biomechanics of the human body and pursuing to obtain a certification in PRI. He enjoys spending time with his wife, playing soccer in the local leagues, and golfing in his free time.
Kody is originally from Logan, Utah where he attended Utah State University and obtained his bachelors degree in Human Movement Science and minor in Psychology. While attending Utah State he coached high school soccer and was also a member of the USU Men’s Soccer team. He and his family moved to Gilbert, Arizona in 2018 to attended A.T. Still University where he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree. Kody has been accepted into the A.T. Still Orthopedic Residency program where he will further his education and specialty.
Kody’s love for sports and athletics is incorporated into his patient care and believes everyone is an athlete and should be treated as such! He loves pulling out the inner athlete in all of us and helping people accomplish their goals through movement and exercise.
Kody is a sneaker head and loves spending time with his family – wife Sarah, son Jett, and two daughters Jordi and Quinn. They love the outdoors, cheering on the Jazz, Aggies, and Trojans, and doing anything active and adventurous.
PT, DPT, Cert. DN
Mercy Gilbert Clinic Director
Kevin graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Kinesiology, and went on to graduate with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University. Since graduating, Kevin has worked in sports medicine and orthopedic clinics working with patients of all ages to return to their best selves. He loves spending time in the outdoors with his wife, daughter, and two dogs, including long backpacking trips or kayaking, taking any excuse to enjoy Arizona's beautiful wilderness.
Julia Rogers graduated from Centre College with a degree in Biology and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Franklin Pierce University. She grew up playing multiple sports, including field hockey in college, where she sustained multiple injuries allowing her first-hand experience with physical therapy. She has experience working in the outpatient setting and with the athletic population and has received training in dry needling and manual therapy techniques. In her spare time, Julia enjoys spending with her dog, hiking, going to hockey games, and painting.
Salman is an Arizona native, who originally grew up in Sierra Vista. After graduating from the University of Arizona, #BearDown, he moved to the valley where he completed PT school at A.T. Still University. He has always been known to put others needs in front of his own, which is where he believes his dedication for physical therapy has stemmed from.
His passions outside the clinic include being an Amateur Garage Olympic Weightlifter, an 18+ handicap golfer, and has recently added the title dog-dad to his mantle. Come meet him at our North Mesa location and do us the favor and pretend to laugh at his jokes.
Madaline is originally from Findlay, Ohio where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science and went on to obtain a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Findlay. Growing up with a passion in gymnastics and competitive cheerleading, she learned early on the vital role of physical therapists in athletics and recovery, which developed her love for the field of physical therapy. Madaline has a strong passion for developing genuine connections with patients of all demographics to help them work towards achieving their goals. Her special interests include manual therapy techniques, orthopedic rehab, and sports injury prevention and recovery. Outside of the clinic, Madaline enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors with her dog, traveling, and Crossfit.
Cade was born and raised in Omaha Nebraska, finished high school in Gilbert Arizona, and graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo Utah with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. He then went on to graduate with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University. Cade is as passionate about excellent patient care as he is about health and wellness. Outside of work he can be found playing with his two children and trying new restaurants with his wife. His main hobbies include fitness, skiing, and cheering for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Kaitlyn Noble was born in Mesa Arizona and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at ASU. She was introduced to the field of physical therapy when she sought out extra-curricular activities while in high school. Kaitlyn inquired of her principle if she could complete an internship off campus for school credit and found one at a PT clinic the next day. Kaitlyn fell in love with the holistic approach to physical therapy and lack of “band-aid solutions”. Since then Kaitlyn has completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree at NAU Flagstaff. Kaitlyn places great emphasis on patient education and giving patients the tools they need to be independent in their recovery.
In her free time Kaitlyn enjoys reading, listening to music, exercising, and showing strangers pictures of her two cats. Kaitlyn has a background in jiu-jitsu, ballroom dance, and possesses a varying number of house plants as they are always dying.
Emily was born and raised in Tucson, AZ. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and went on to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University. Emily has a background in gymnastics and cheerleading and is eager to educate and prevent sports-related injuries in this type of patient population. She is passionate about assisting individuals in their recovery process and helping them understand what their body is capable of. In her free time, Emily enjoys working out with friends, hiking, and trying new restaurants.
Ryan grew up in Chandler, Arizona and attended Arizona State University where I majored in Exercise and Wellness, with a minor in Nutrition. Obtained my Doctorate in PT from Northern Arizona University's Phoenix Campus. Sports were a major component of my life, especially playing competitive baseball in Arizona. So I pursued PT to not only give back to the sports community but to make a positive impact on patient's lives. I love to make genuine connections with people and foster an environment that is hard-working and fun, so patient's enjoy coming to rehab. I am a huge Arizona Sports fan including Dbacks, Suns, Cardinals, and ASU. I love being competitive and playing slow-pitch softball, exercising, hiking, hanging out with friends and family, and watching movies.
Karen A. Thomas
Certified Hand Therapist
Karen Thomas has 40 years experience as a hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. She specializes in evaluation and treatment of patients with fractures, nerve injuries, tendonosis, laceration and repair of tendons and nerves, osteo and rheumatoid arthritis, crush injuries and trauma. Karen has advanced training in custom fabricated splinting of the upper extremity, joint protection techniques and ergonomics. She is certified in Kinesio taping.
Ms. Thomas is highly dedicated to her profession and continuing her education to treat upper extremity injuries.
Outside of work, Karen enjoys spending time with her cutting horses, dogs and husband.
I am a physical therapist assistant with over 5 years of clinical experience in an outpatient setting. I earned my Associate Degree in Applied Science / Physical Therapist Assistant from Carrington College in Mesa, AZ. I went on to further my knowledge in many certification's including vestibular, orthopedics, and myofascial treatments. I am a native to Arizona and love to be outside playing with my border collie and deepening my yoga practice on my free time. I am a very outgoing and down to earth person and excited for this new chapter in my life with ROC Physical Therapy.
In her spare time Jenna enjoys the outdoors, hiking with her husband and spending quality time with family. Jenna brings 7 years of management experience to the team! She is looking forward to a successful career with ROC Physical Therapy and working with a great team and awesome patients!
Payden Zufelt is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. He grew up in Winslow Arizona and enjoys the outdoors as well as an active lifestyle. He found his passion for the field of Physical Therapy while working as a Clinical Assistant for 3 years, where he met both Randy and Stanton.