PT, DPT, Cert. DN
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Karen L. Bustillo
PT, DPT, OCS, CLT
Downtown Gilbert (Bustillo Physical Therapy) Clinic Director
Dr. Bustillo has over forty years of experience in orthopedic, industrial, oncology and lymphedema rehabilitation. Her vision to provide one-on-one, hands on, expert care to her patients in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. She believes that each patient has goals that they want to achieve and through evaluation, manual therapy, specific exercise and education for their condition, those goals can be achieved
An advocate for the physical therapy profession, Karen has served for many years with the Arizona Physical Therapy Association to advocate for physical therapists and their patients. She currently sits on the AZ State Licensing Board as the Vice president. She has mentored many students and therapists through the years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paulina was born and raised in Schaumburg, Illinois and graduated from Saint Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. She then went on to finish her Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at Saint Louis University. Paulina was on her collegiate swim team, where she suffered injuries throughout her career. Paulina became passionate about treating athletes of all ages to return to the activities that they love by providing quality care. After graduating PT school, Paulina moved to Arizona where she began to work in outpatient orthopedic settings, providing care for numerous different orthopedic conditions. Outside of work, Paulina loves to run, swim, bike, hike, spend time with friends and family, and play with her two cats.
Jackie is a New York native who received her B.S in Exercise Science from SUNY Cortland before earning a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Utica College. Before becoming a PT, Jackie was a medical assistant who worked in a breast care office, mostly working with people with breast cancer. She has a special interest in Oncology and had an article published in Rehabilitation Oncology Journal on Breast Cancer and Aquatic Therapy. Jackie is an avid sports fan, especially Syracuse Orange! She loves traveling/exploring, hiking, kayaking, and spending time with friends, family, and her two dogs.
Miche was born and raised in Chandler, AZ. She graduated from Arizona State University with her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and then went on to obtain her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University. She has a passion for working with the special needs population and with her interest in human anatomy, decided she wanted to become a physical therapist. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, going to her cabin in Payson, playing the piano, and spending time with her friends and family.
Dr Harrison Williams has been practicing since Spring of 2016. He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University, Phoenix Biomedical Campus, and completed an additional year specialization in Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Harrison started his academic training with Latin and Ancient Greek and Philosophy, and taught Latin, Mathematics, and Philosophy & Literature before going back to school for his doctorate in Physical Therapy. Similar to his academic background, his approach to physical therapy is eclectic, drawing the best from a wide variety of different approaches to address whatever ails his patients. He is committed to acting as a guide to his patients to ensure they get back to whatever they want to do and martialing any and all available resources and tools to that end.
Cherish is a 3rd generation Arizona native who grew up in Chandler, Az. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Arizona State University and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Az. Before becoming a physical therapist, Cherish worked with certified lymphedema therapists as an assistant. She loves working with people and her passion is to help those in her community get back to being independent in their daily activities. When not at work, Cherish spends her free time with her husband of 15 years and their 3 kids. They all love sports, traveling, and spending time together as a family.
Braeden grew up in Clarkdale, Arizona and participated in many different sports, especially soccer and basketball. He received my undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology then graduated from Northern Arizona University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He loves paddle boarding, riding bikes, skiing, and playing board games all while spending time with his wife. Braeden enjoys helping other people succeed and return to the things they love. He believes in the body’s natural ability to overcome obstacles when the mind is put to the right task.
PT, DPT, ATC,
David received his Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology from San Diego State University and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Azusa Pacific University. David spent eight years working as a physical therapist in professional baseball with the Arizona Diamondback and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations. He also has ten years of experience working as a physical therapist in outpatient orthopedics. In addition, David is a Certified Athletic Trainer and certified in Dry Needling. In his free time David enjoys watching sports, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.
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.
Certified Hand Therapist
Scot graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and then the University of Puget Sound with his Master of Occupational Therapy degree. He has been a Certified Hand Therapist for 35 years. He especially enjoys patient contact and treating the wide spectrum of injuries and diagnosis that can impact hands and the upper extremity. He grew up in Phoenix and enjoys strength training, biking, and golfing. He loves spending time with his wife and two adult children.
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Taylor grew up in Arizona and graduated from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington in 2018 with a Bachelors of Arts in Health Sciences. Taylor then worked 3 years in the outpatient setting at a hand clinic. Taylor graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2022 from the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. During her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her dog, going to new restaurants, working out/hiking and watching football.
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.
Collin was born in Texas but moved to Arizona at a young age. He completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Arizona State University and his Associates Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant from GateWay Community College. He has a passion for learning more about human anatomy and physiology. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, staying active, snowboarding, and spending time with his friends and family.
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.