Physical therapy


The Return to Sport program is for anyone, whether recreationally all the way to professionally, who wants to return to their desired sport bigger, faster, and stronger than they were prior to the injury. Most importantly, this program has specific components in place that will help to ensure that the likelihood of this injury reoccurring again in the future is as low as physiologically possible. We offer the Scottsdale area physical therapy programs such as sports physical therapy that can help you safely achieve your goals.

This Return to Running Program has been designed specifically by our running specialists here at RTS Physio Our running specialists have worked with all levels whether it be recreational runners who want to be able to run their first 5K all the way up to runners competing in the Olympic trials. The Return to Running Program is just one of our physical therapy programs offered to the Scottsdale area.

This Return to the Gym Program has been designed by the Doctors of Physical Therapy & Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialists of RTS Physio. Designed specifically to allow those who are having pain with squats, deadlifts, lunges, bench press, overhead pressing etc... to get back to the gym and doing these movements pain free.




The Return to CrossFit Program has been designed by the Doctors of Physical Therapy within RTS Physio who are also Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialists. This program is for CrossFit athletes who are having difficulty completing their WOD due to pain or poor mobility. Our CrossFit physical therapy program in Scottsdale will help you perform at your best.



Our Bodybuilder Program is a multistep design. Our first phase is to decrease or eliminate pain in the body and pain with specific lifts. It is difficult to reach your full potential and get the most out of your body if you are held up by pain! The second phase of the program is maintaining healthy joints and to decrease asymmetries in the body utilizing manual techniques and corrective exercises to help prep before, during and after your competition.  

For some of you, headaches are severe and even life altering at times. It can be hard to get daily tasks completed or even concentrate. There is a long list of different types of headaches and it can be daunting trying to find relief. Our focus is on Cervicogenic headaches, or headaches occurring from dysfunction in the neck. We have spent many weekends studying and learning from headache experts on how to best treat these symptoms which is exactly what this program addresses. Getting you back to symptom free and living a life without headaches!



This program is for athletes participating in baseball, softball, volleyball, etc. In today’s world, games and practice never stops. Overhead athletes are more susceptible to injury do to shoulder positioning, repetitive overhead motion and typically only use one side. This typically leads to asymmetries in the body and leads to injury. This program focuses on manual work and corrective work to address the asymmetries and programing well after physical therapy is over to decrease the chances of injury and optimize performance. 

postpartum: Returning to activity

The Postpartum: Returning to Activity Program is for woman who may be having pelvic floor dysfunction, diastasis recti, and/or just simply want guidance transitioning back into working out following pregnancy. Although leaking (especially with jumping), low back/hip pain, and weight gain are all common following pregnancy it does not mean it has to be this way.

Whether you aren't able to play or playing through the pain, we can help decrease your symptoms when golfing and improve your current restrictions. The Return to Golf Program not only addresses current symptoms you are having but also takes a joint by joint perspective of the kinetic chain. Stop by our Scottsdale location for physical therapy programs like sports physical therapy, crossfit, and more.

We treat shoulders differently than most. We take a heavy manual treatment approach combined with corrective exercises to fix the muscle imbalances within the rotator cuff. 

Return to your daily activities, training, or lifting without shoulder pain. 

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