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Scottsdale Physical Therapy Providers

Our Scottsdale Physical Therapy providers offer one-on-one therapist to patient contact throughout the treatment process with our patients. By offering direct interaction with the same therapist throughout the patient’s treatment process, we are able to provide continuity to our patients’ treatment plans.

Ty Carlson, PT

Ty Carlson completed his undergrad degree at the University of Arizona and earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He grew up in the Valley playing a variety of sports, which has led to his passion of helping athletes from 1 to 100 return to their sport through physical therapy. Ty joined Contact Physical Therapy as the Clinical Director in early 2017 and is certified as a Corrective Exercise Specialist and Performance Enhancement Specialist; both of which Ty uses to help patients address impairments and overcome barriers to quality movement. When he is not working, Ty enjoys exercising, especially weight lifting and, most importantly, spending time with his family. Ty is married to his high school sweetheart, Brooke and they have two children and live in Phoenix. If you run into Ty, be sure to ask him how his Wildcats are doing!

physical therapist scottsdaleKaren Thomas, OTR/L, CHT

Karen has dedicated her career to hand therapy for the past 20 YEARS.  She has experience in evaluating and treating patients with a wide range of Upper Extremity diagnoses from fractures, tendon lacerations/repairs, amputations, nerve injury/lacerations, Tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel/ulnar neuropathy, Arthritis (OA and rheumatoid), Rotator cuff injury/repair, Joint replacements, CRPS, to overuse syndrome.  She is able to fabricate custom made static and dynamic splints for the upper extremity. If needed, work site evaluations can be performed. All patients are educated on diagnosis, precautions, ergonomics, risk factors, joint protection techniques, work simplification and home exercise program.

Steven Kremer, OT, CHT

Steve attended undergraduate school at the University of Iowa and received his degree in Psychology. He then went on to complete his Masters of Occupational Therapy in Mequon, Wisconsin, at Concordia University of Wisconsin. After completing 4000 hours of direct practice experience in hand therapy, Steve was certified by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). Steve is also ASTYM certified. This is a technique in which instruments are applied on top of the skin to locate unhealthy tissue. Steve has been in the Valley for over 12 years and has worked in different outpatient practice settings. He has a strong educational component when treating his hand therapy patients, and seeks out the best treatment options to get positive and sustainable results for his patients.

737dcbc0-2836-4af5-aef8-b25424b150d5Kevin White, PTA

Kevin was born and raised in Glendale, Arizona. He graduated from Carrington College in Mesa, Arizona in 2015 with his Physical Therapy Assistant certification. He is currently working on his Bachelor’s degree through Northern Arizona University to further his education and abilities. His interests include strength and conditioning as well as aquatic rehabilitation. He is also a talented artist and trumpeter.

d276a58b-567e-403c-8c08-17b406d3505dMorgan King, PT, DPT

Morgan knew she wanted to pursue physical therapy when she was only a sophomore in high school as a result of her own personal injuries. Last May she achieved this goal when she graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Morgan enjoys working with patients suffering from orthopedic injuries to help them recover as efficiently as possible. Morgan is a certified Kinesio Taping® practitioner, and uses this technique to help patients with orthopedic injuries. When Morgan isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her family and playing volleyball.

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