Born and raised in Arizona.Went to school in Eloy, Arizona where I graduated in 1999.I went straight to work afterwards.I had several jobs including being a firefighter/EMT for 6 years at Eloy Fire Department.I worked for the Arizona Training Center for 3 years where I worked with the developmentally disabled and first worked with a physical therapist.I left that job to start school for my Physical Therapy Degree.I went to Central Arizona Community College where I received my Associates in Science.  I went to Ashford University soon after to receive my Bachelors in Health Administration.  Now I am moving toward my Physical Therapy Degree.I am currently applying for schools and will be giving an update soon as to which school I will be attending.I have been married since 11/11/11 with one son and another child on the way.

Role:

I am a Physical Therapist Technician here at One Accord. My role here is to make sure that the patients receive the proper treatment for their therapy necessary for their healing process.  I apply the heat, ice and/or the electrical stimulation therapy to prepare them for either the therapist or the exercises the therapist has for the patient.We, as the technicians also maintain the office to make sure the patients have the best experience possible.

Personal Interests:

I love spending time with my wife and son as much as possible.We do everything we can to maintain a positive influence for our children.  We also enjoy watching and playing sports together.

Beliefs/Quote:

I believe that the only way an individual can move up in life or anywhere is to earn it.Confucius said; “Instead of being concerned that you are not known, seek to be worthy of being known.”

What I like most about working here:

I like working here because everyone is very welcoming and down to earth.We are a family here and we are not treated like “employees” we are family.This is just a great environment for staff and patients as well.

What I like most about caring for patients:

I like the fact that a patient can come in with pain and leave with a feeling of ease or accomplishment.I also like the final outcome of most of our patients when they are finished with their therapy and come in to thank us for everything we have done for them.

What do I think patients like most about me?

I think patients like my sense of humor and my positive personality.I think.  JK

What do patients like most about our office?

Patients like our positive environment and our welcoming staff.They like that the staff is well educated in their particular positions.They like that we all work together and get them in and out without any issues.They also like the fact that we all work together to give the best physical therapy experience ever.