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ATSU Center for Occupational and Physical Therapy

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ATSU Center for Occupational and Physical Therapy

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A.T. Still University’s Center for Occupational and Physical Therapy is a pro-bono clinic providing student doctors the opportunity to perform occupational and physical therapy treatments under the supervision of department faculty and staff.




  • Conditions We Treat +

      • Pediatrics and adults with developmental disabilities
      • Adult neurological conditions (degenerative diseases, e.g., Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis)
      • Stroke, brain, and spinal cord injury rehabilitation
      • Vestibular and functional balance rehabilitation
      • Pelvic health (female & male)
      • Back pain
      • Sports and activity-related injuries
      • Postpartum pelvic health and care
      • Rehabilitation after joint replacements
      • Rehabilitation for amputees
      • Hand therapy
      • Adolescent orthopedics and musculoskeletal conditions across the lifespan
      • Rehabilitation for performing artists
      • Mental and behavioral health

  • Contact Us +

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      Schedule an appointment or learn more:

      Location: 5850 E. Still Circle
      Mesa, AZ 85206
      Hours: Monday - Thursday 5:00-7:00 p.m. (by appointment only)
      Phone: 480.219.6180

  • Faculty +

    • Our supervisory faculty have a wide range of specialties and clinical interests. Current faculty include:

      Deanne Fay, PT, DPT, MS, PCS, professor of physical therapy: pediatrics and adults with developmental disabilities

      Lori Bordenave, PT, DPT, PhD, associate professor of physical therapy: adult neurological, geriatrics, total joint replacement

      Tammy Roehling, PT, DPT, associate professor of physical therapy: pelvic health (male and female)

      Pam Kays, PT, DPT, assistant professor of physical therapy: pelvic health (female)

      Tara McIsaac, PT, PhD, associate professor of physical therapy: adult neurological/degenerative diseases, e.g. Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, geriatrics

      Rebecca Wolf, JD, MPH, OTR/L, assistant professor of occupational therapy: pediatrics, total joint replacement

      Rachel Diamant, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, professor of occupational therapy: pediatrics

      Natasha Smet, OTD, OTR/L, assistant professor of occupational therapy: pediatrics (early childhood mental health and sensory-based toe walking)

      Tracy Ellison (Arndt), PT, DPT, NCS, assistant professor of physical therapy: adult neurological, vestibular, geriatric functional balance, amputations

      Cecelia Sartor-Glittenberg, PT, PhD, NCS, director and associate professor of physical therapy: adult neurologic, geriatrics, brain injury, spinal cord injury

      Cory Manton, PT, DPT, OCS, assistant professor of physical therapy: musculoskeletal conditions across the lifespan, post-surgical orthopedic conditions, musculoskeletal pain, movement assessment, return to sport screening

      Carrie Robinson, PT, DPT, OCS, assistant professor of physical therapy: adolescent orthopedics/musculoskeletal, performing artists (dancers and musicians)

      Jim Farris, PT, PhD, chair and professor of physical therapy: shoulder and elbow conditions in throwing athletes (baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball, swimming); Phase 3 and Phase 4 cardiac rehabilitation

      Tania Shearon, MOT, CHT, PYT-C, assistant professor of occupational therapy: hand therapy, shoulder and elbow conditions, adult neurologic, geriatrics, Parkinson’s

      Martha Tristan-Hartgraves, PhD, OTR/L, associate professor of occupational therapy: pediatrics (autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, sensory processing disorders)

      Michael Gerg, DOT, OTR/L, CHT, CEES, CWCE, assistant professor of occupational therapy: upper quarter injury, return to work and ergonomics, orthopedics, joint replacement, spinal cord injury, stroke rehabilitation

      Cheri Hodges, PT, DPT, director of physical therapy: orthopedic musculoskeletal conditions across the lifespan

      Aaron Bonsall, PhD, OTR/L, assistant professor of occupational therapy: pediatrics, autism

      Jyothi Gupta, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, chair and professor of occupational therapy: adult mental and behavioral health

      Bernard Muriithi, OT, mental and behavioral health

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