PT, DPT, MPT, CIMT
Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Certified Integrative Manual Therapist
Steven received his undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University while working as an Athletic Trainer with high-school, college (NCAA Division I Swimming, Football, and Basketball), and professional level athletes (Toronto Argonauts, CFL). After graduating in 1992, Steven earned his MPT degree in 1996 from D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY. He began his career in Physical Therapy specializing in outpatient Orthopedics, while earning his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine in 2006. Steven is part owner of the Progressive Physical Therapy and Wellness Center. He works full time in the clinic, as well as part-time instructing other licensed physical therapists around the country in continuing education toward the credentials of Certified Integrative Manual Therapist (CIMT) with Great Lakes Seminars (see glseminars.com/ cervical-thoracic instructors). Steven was certified in Dry Needling by the Spinal Manipulation Institute in 2013.
Recently, Steven has developed (patent pending) a unique method for whole-body exercise, the G.R.I.D. system. (see the video on gettheGRID.com), and is working toward an Osteopractic Certification with the Spinal Manipulation Institute.
Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Certified Manual Specialist
sports, geriatric, and spinal pain
John graduated with a BS in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota/ certification as an Exercise Specialist with the American College of Sports Medicine in 1997. He worked as an Exercise Physiologist for 3 years, conducting cardiac stress tests and cardiac rehabilitation. John graduated in 2002 from the University of Minnesota with a Master of Physical Therapy. During his graduate school education, he co-authored a study on scapular kinematics (published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Vol 84, Sept. 2003) He is a Certified Manual Specialist in the treatment of thoracic, lumbar and pelvic ring dysfunction with International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine. John is also certified in Dry Needling. John is part owner of Progressive Physical Therapy.
Certified Integrative Manual Therapist
geriatric orthopedic specialist, spinal, pelvic, and joint pain and dysfunction
Michelle graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1992. With employment through the years in acute care, home health care, and outpatient orthopedics; and continuing education in the McKenzie program, osteopathic techniques, and myofascial release, she has studied under several of the original modern manual therapists. Michelle has continued on to earn the Certified Integrated Manual Therapist title from Great Lakes Seminars, which trains therapists to “assess dysfunction from a whole-body perspective.” During the past 5 years, Michelle has trained in a 200-hour yoga teacher certification, utilizing these yoga techniques as well to contribute to a unique and eclectic system for treating patients. This combination of techniques integrates holistic knowledge of mind and body to partner with each individual, maximizing health and well-being. Michelle is part owner of Progressive Physical Therapy.
Born and raised in North Branch, Minnesota. Marie moved to Arizona in 2001 with her husband and daughter in pursuit of the sun. She has a passion for geriatric care with 7 years of experience in nursing home, home healthcare, and hospice settings. As clinic administrator at Progressive Physical Therapy for over 8 years, Marie applies her skills to manage the office staff and adopt clinic protocols, while maintaining insurance and therapist contracting, supervising patient accounts, and monitoring varying insurance requirements. She enjoys observing first-hand the recovery and pain relief experienced by patients through the skilled physical therapists on staff. Outside of the office she enjoys running, gardening, and spending time with her husband and 3 daughters. Marie is part owner of Progressive Physical Therapy.
John J. Quintinskie Jr., PhD, PTA
John is originally from Seattle Washington. He received a B.A. in Kinesiology and M.S. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Washington and a PhD in Exercise Biochemistry from Washington State University. He has worked in physical rehabilitation in a number of capacities over the course of his career. He has been the director of a cardiac rehabilitation program in Ocala Florida and worked in various capacities in strength and condition, fitness and nutrition and diabetes education at various times in his career. He also is the inventor of the SHARQ shoulder and rotator cuff stretching machine and developer of the comfortable tension stretching system (CTS/LLPS). He is currently working towards improving his skills at manual therapy techniques and hopes to one day become a certified manual specialist.
Paul Hodges, PT
Orthopedic Manual Therapist, McKenzie Certified Therapist, Certified Golf Rehab Professional
Paul graduated from Upstate Medical in Syracuse, NY in 1992 with a BS degree in PT Paul has many years of experience in Outpatient Orthopedics, specializing in foot/ankle, spine and shoulder problems. Paul is McKenzie Credentialed in the treatment of the spine and extremities and is also certified by Titleist as a Golf Rehabilitation Professional. Paul approaches his treatments holistically, with emphasis on future injury prevention. He is a member of the APTA and the McKenzie Institute, and has worked at Progressive Physical Therapy since 2013.
Jennifer Rogers, PTA
Orthopedic Manual Therapist
Jennifer graduated from Pima Community College, with honors in November 2008, and has been with Progressive Physical Therapy ever since. Jennifer specializes in Manual Therapy of the spine, pelvis and extremities, and vestibular rehab. She combines her passion for helping people with her training in myofascial release, osteopathic joint mobilization, and muscle retraining to assist her clients on their journey back to health and well-being.
Beth Richards, PTA
Orthopedic Manual Therapist
Beth graduated from Mid-America Nazarene University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and Psychology. In 2015, she graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Pima Medical Institute. Beth has been a Physical Therapist Assistant at Progressive Physical Therapy for the past 5 years and specializes in manual therapy of the spine, pelvis, and extremities. She has previous experience working in a skilled nursing facility focusing on acute/subacute rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedics. Beth plans to pursue further education and become a certified manual therapist.
Fiona Coyle, PT, MPT
Fiona is originally from Victoria, Australia. She graduated from Sydney University in 2007 with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy and obtained her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2017. Fiona received her United States physical therapy license in 2020 after completing studies through St. Augustine and Duke Universities. Over the years Fiona has gained experience in a variety of rehabilitation services and now focuses on orthopedic rehabilitation. Prior to moving to the US, Fiona was a senior physical therapist in outback central Australia, where her team provided the only therapy service for people within a 500-mile radius. Fiona combines her passion for helping people achieve their physical best with her training in a variety of manual therapy techniques and exercise prescription.
UPPER EXTREMITY PAIN AND INJURY
• Rotator cuff tendonitis, tears,
• Tendon repairs
• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Joint arthroscopy and replacement
• Traumatic injury care
• Elbow tendonitis
LOWER EXTREMITY PAIN AND INJURY
• Ankle sprains
• Knee pain
• Hip bursitis/ pain
• Plantar fasciitis
TOTAL JOINT SURGERY
Comprehensive rehabilitation for:
• Total knee replacement
• Total hip replacement
• Ankle replacement
• Shoulder/ reverse shoulder replacement
• Manual therapy, which uses the massage and manipulation of the body's soft tissues to relieve pain and promote healing
• Preparing the body before orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation after surgery
• General strength training
• Rehabilitation after a bone fracture
• Rehabilitation after a back or neck injury
• Rehabilitation after a sports injury
• Comprehensive musculoskeletal evaluation to determine the cause of and best treatment for acute or chronic pain
– Chronic pain treatment
– Plantar fasciitis
- Benign Positional Vertigo
- Central vestibular loss
IN NETWORK (contracted):
• Medicare Part B
• Blue Cross Blue Shield
• Blue Cross Blue Shield Advantage
• Department of Labor
• Medrisk WC
• Tricare (authorization required on most plans)
– Active duty
– Tricare for Life
• Triwest (authorization required)
OUT OF NETWORK POLICIES
Various out of network policies accepted.
• Patients required to call their insurance to verify specific benefits.
• Self Pay Policy available