credentialing & Specialties

RTS prides themselves in being the best Orthopedic and Sports Rehab clinic in Arizona. Our therapist strive to be up to date on the latest physical therapy and sports science techniques and research. Below are just some of the courses and training the RTS Physio model is based off to help treat our clients. 

Doctors of Physical Therapy

Both Dr Jordan and Dr Jake Petersen recieved their Physical Therapy Degrees from the Clarke University Doctoral Program in Dubuque, IA. 

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Dry Needling Institute

Our therapists are trained under the guidance of the Dry Needling Institute. The Academy course work included by dry needling and electro-dry needling for the entire body. 

American Academy of Manipulative Therapy

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialists

Our foundation is in sports rehabilitation and all of our therapists have CSCS certifications to help demonstrate their knowledge for helping progress athletes.  

Certified Strength and Conditional Speci

Spinal Manipulation Institue

Our therapists have studied spinal manipulation from the repuatable Spinal Manipulation lead by Dr. James Dunning from the American Academy of Manipulative therapy. This program continues to be leaders in research in the physical therapy field. 

American Academy of Manipulative Therapy

Mulligan Concept

This course work is an intricate part of the RTS programming incorporating Mobilization with Movement (MWMs) to help achieve their goals with lasting results. Founder Brian Mulligan uses techniques that include mobilizing the spine or joint to achieve full pain free range of motion. 

Mulligan Concept for Physical Therapy

Licensed Athletic Trainer 

Our lead therapist, Dr Jordan Petersen is also a license Athletic Trainer. She has spent time with various sports programs from youth to professional. 

Athletic Training Certification