PHYSICAL THERAPY & SPORTS PERFORMANCE
Our mission is to return every patient to their desired level of health and activity quickly and safely, while providing great customer service and affordable costs.
RehabPlus was established in 1985, our continued success and reputation are driven by a commitment to returning your body quickly and safely to optimum condition.
Rehab Plus Physical Therapy and Sports Performance is the Phoenix area leader in rehabilitation of orthopedic and sports-related injuries. Each of our clinics is a 100% physical therapist owned and operated facility, thus we are completely committed to providing you the highest quality of care available.
Rehab Plus’ physical therapists have advanced training certifications in manual therapy, meaning a comprehensive approach to hands-on treatment combined with specialized therapeutic exercise resulting in the best possible outcome for your injury. Due to years of experience working with top athletes from around the world, our rehab is more aggressive and focused on taking a traditional injury to the next level. Our certified Athletic Trainers and Exercise Physiologists complete the treatment team and guarantee our athletes return to their sport, our weekend warriors to their passion, and our well-elderly to their life.
Warren has owned and operated sports medicine/sports training facilities for over 20 years. He founded Rehab Plus Phoenix in 1985. Since its inception, Rehab Plus Phoenix has been nationally recognized for its successful physical therapy operations as well as its ability to attract a large population of professional, collegiate and Olympic athletes. Prior to his career in sports medicine, Warren coached football at the college and professional levels. He was also a strength and conditioning coach at the college and professional levels.
Warren earned his Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Southern Illinois University. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as well as a member of the American Academy of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the American Medical and Fitness Association. He is a past Special Advisor to the President’s Council on Physical Fitness.
Warren is credited with starting the first NFL Combine training program in 1985 and has continued to operate these camps every year since. In that time he has worked with over 500 players that were drafted in the NFL, including 41 first round draft picks. In addition to working daily in the clinic with patients, Warren also runs speed and conditioning camps for the elite athlete population as well as a number of sports conditioning programs geared for the high school athlete.
Mitch received his Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University and his Masters of Physical Therapy from Wichita State University. Mitch has worked in outpatient orthopedic and sports physical therapy for 25 years. Throughout the course of his career he has received extensive training and continuing education in manual therapy and orthopedic exercise prescription. Mitch has particular interest and education in the construction of custom foot orthotics.
Mitch is an avid runner and hiker and has given numerous talks to running clubs and organizations regarding injury prevention, proper footwear, and running mechanics. Mitch is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Arizona Physical Therapy Association. In Mitch’s 18-year career, he has worked with numerous high school, collegiate, and professional athletes including members of Arizona State University, the Kansas City Royals, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Arizona Cardinals.
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Steve received both his Bachelor of Health Science as well as his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Touro School of Health Science in New York where he graduated with honors. Steve has extensive experience in the out-patient orthopedic and rehabilitation hospital setting. Before joining Rehab Plus Phoenix, Steve worked for St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in New York, which is regarded as one of Long Island’s premier rehabilitation hospitals. Steve gained valuable experience working hand in hand with physiatrist, neurologist, and orthopedic surgeons. At St. Charles Hospital, Steve treated a wide spectrum of patients, from orthopedic patients recovering from joint replacements and bone fractures, to neurological patients who have experienced stroke and spinal cord injuries.
The great weather and endless outdoor activities have brought Steve to Arizona and his expertise to Rehab Plus Phoenix office. Steve also is the Clinical Instructor for all physical therapy students doing clinical rotations at Rehab Plus and has a passion for imparting “real world” clinical skills on all of his students.
Steve is an avid snow boarder who keeps himself in great shape year round.
Robert is the Director of Operations for Rehab Plus, managing clinic operations, finance, human resources, marketing, website design, IT, and legal/compliance.
Robert graduated from Arizona State University in 1998 with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. After his internship with Warren in ’97, Warren hired him full time and has been apart of the Rehab Plus team since. Over those last 20 years, Robert has developed the business systems to help us continually improve the valuable service we provide to our customers and thrive in a highly competitive market. He has extensive experience in high school and college sports medicine, hospital rehabilitation, and out-patient orthopedic rehabilitation settings.
When not working in the clinic, he tries to get outdoors with his wife and children, enjoying hiking, camping, snowboarding, traveling, and watching his kids participate in sports.
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Ray is a Physical Therapist Assistant who brings over 10 years of injury rehabilitation and sports training experience with him. Ray has previous clinical experience as a physical therapy technician, personal trainer, and also has worked in the marketing and business development side of the industry as well.
Ray graduated from Arizona State University, earning his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Ray initially began his tenure with Rehab Plus in 2007, in a role which allowed him to progress patients from the first few days of therapy to full fitness and sports training. During this time, Ray enjoyed working with his personal training and sports performance clientele, and has successfully improved the performance of numerous athletes, from grade school to the professional level.
In 2016, Ray graduated from Pima Medical Institute with an Associates of Occupational Studies in Physical Therapist Assistant. Ray strongly believes in his ability to provide successful rehabilitation outcomes, while improving his patient’s fitness and performance level to beyond pre-injury status. Ray enjoys activities outside of the clinic that allow him to improve his own fitness level, as well as spending quality time with his wife and daughters.
Dan joined our staff shortly after completing an undergraduate internship with us in January 2013. Dan basically made himself invaluable to us with his work ethic, ability to pick things up quickly, and his great communication skills with both patients and staff.
Dan can seamlessly work between corrective exercise instruction in the physical therapy department to on field coaching in the sports performance arena. Dan is a team player and we are very pleased and excited he is part of our team.
Dan played collegiate baseball and is particularly well versed in all training aspects involving baseball performance.
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James completed an internship with us as part of his undergraduate curriculum at Arizona State University and when patients started requesting to work with him we figured we’d better hire him! James is a native of Phoenix and attended Corona Del Sol High School where he was an accomplished baseball player prior to attending ASU where he graduated with honors.
James performs a multitude of tasks at Rehab Plus including working with patients as a corrective exercise specialist, doing insurance verifications, patient scheduling, and assisting in the administration of social media content.
Seth began working with us 4 years ago after he completed his clinical internship with us. Seth now fills in for us on a PRN basis, but is a tremendous resource. Seth’s work ethic and commitment to patient care are greatly appreciated by everyone he works with.
Before deciding to become a PTA, Seth served 8 years active duty in the United States Air Force. During Seth’s service in the military, he served as an augmentee for the military police for a year after 9/11 and the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. He served as a cable maintenance journeyman, a recruiter for the Air Force, a proud member of the Air Force base softball team and was invited to try out for the United States Air Force softball team. After living in South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, and Arizona, he separated from the military and settled in Arizona with his wife and four kids.
Seth chose the PTA profession because he wanted to have a career where he could make a contribution to society. “I felt blessed when Rehab Plus extended an offer to work there because the staff and ownership are one of a kind. The wealth of knowledge and passion for rehabilitation is second to none. I wanted to not only be a part of that but to surround myself around others who will make me a better therapist.
Gerard came to us from the San Francisco Giants baseball organization where he worked for 3 seasons prior to joining us at Rehab Plus. Gerard is graduate of Grand Canyon University and is the head athletic trainer at St. Mary’s Catholic High School where he fullfills the daily athletic training duties and oversees the delivery of athletic medicine to St. Mary’s student athletes. Gerard is certified as a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and is also certified as an Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue practitioner and in cupping therapy. In addition to working at St. Mary’s, Gerard also assists in the clinic. In his spare time he enjoys attending local sporting events, working out and hiking.
Hal has enjoyed a legendary career as an athletic trainer, working with the likes of Mickey Mantle, Pele, and Hall of Fame football players. Hal was the co-head athletic trainer for the San Francisco 49ers when they won the Super Bowl in 1982. In addition to being the proud owner of a Super Bowl ring, Hal also has a spot in the 49ers Hall of Fame in their new (Levi Field) stadium. Hal was the head athletic trainer for the Arizona Wranglers/Outlaws of the USFL prior to working as a clinical athletic trainer. Hal is highly regarded amongst his peers and is especially skilled at diagnosing athletic injuries. Hal is an avid outdoorsman in his spare time.
Kas has over 30 years of practical experience in physical therapy.
Kas practices at such a high level of competence, client’s satisfaction with her skill is evident when they request her upon their return to the clinic. Kas graduated in 1985 from Texas Woman’s University, Houston Campus, School of Physical Therapy following a B.S. in Psychology from Lamar University in 1982 where she competed in water skiing at the collegiate level. She moved to Phoenix in 1992 to open a back clinic for JCL Hospital and her own private practice, Searle Spine & Physical Therapy.
Kas currently provides on call coverage at Rehab Plus and has been doing so since 2002, specializing in soft tissue mobilization. Kas is highly regarded in the physical therapy industry for her manual skills and has an established following because of them.
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Jo did a clinical internship with us in the fall of 2016 and we were all very impressed with her clinical skills and ability to stay on top of cutting edge research.
She has since graduated from the University of Illinois-Chicago with her DPT degree. Jo will be working with us as a clinical research associate.
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