Robb is a Physical Therapist, Licensed/Certified Athletic Trainer, and Certified Functional Manual Therapist. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Arizona in 1994. He became a Certified Athletic Trainer in 1995. He then went on to pursue his Master's and Doctorate Degrees in Physical Therapy from the Arizona School of Health Sciences in 1998 and 2004 respectively. He achieved his Manual Therapy Certification with honors through the Institute of Physical Art in 2005. Robb and his wife Corrie purchased The Desert Institute of Physical Therapy in March 2009 from Paul Hospenthal. Robb and his wife Corrie are owners of the Desert Institute of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, Arizona - www.desertinstituteofpt.com.
In addition to providing physical therapy services with a strong manual therapy influence, Robb periodically travels to various action sports events to work as an athletic trainer. He is the Co-founder of Medicine in Motion, LLC, which is a sports medicine company that provides health care to athletes at various events worldwide. He has provided sports medicine care at over 50 national and international events including the 2002 Winter Olympics, 2008 and 2009 Junior World Championships of Snowboarding, ESPN's Summer and Winter X Games, Tony Hawk's Skatepark Tour, Vans skateboarding and snowboarding championships, as well as Megaramp skateboard competitions.
In 2004, Robb toured as a physical therapist for the PGA, LPGA, and Champions Tour golf events and presently treats many of the local professional and amateur golfers that live in the Phoenix valley. He is a certified golf fitness instructor through The Titleist Performance Institute.
Robb also works closely with the Oakland A's Baseball Organization and provides physical therapy for their major and minor league players, coaches and staff.
AZ Golf Alive! Magazine
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Scottsdale Health Magazine
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Kelsey is a Licensed/Certified Athletic Trainer and licensed teacher at San Luis High School, part of the Yuma Union High School District. She received her Bachelors Degree of Science in Athletic Training and Physical Education from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2010/2011. Leach has been certified as an athletic trainer since June of 2010 and prior to her current position worked outreach in the La Crosse Area High Schools per diem.
In addition to her responsibilities at the High School she also enjoys opportunities to travel and has worked 2 Summer ESPN X Games and 1 Winter X Games. Kelsey enjoys spending time with family and friends and the outdoors.
Diana is a Licensed/Certified Athletic Trainer, Emergency Medical Technician, and Certified Orthopedic Technician. She received her Bachelor's of Science Degree in Athletic Training from the University of New Mexico in 2003. Padilla has been certified as Athletic Trainer by the BOC since 2003. She then went on to pursue her Master's degree in Sports Medicine with a Post-Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration from Oregon State University where she served as a certified graduate assistant athletic trainer. Following her stint as a GA, Padilla returned to her alma mater New Mexico to work as an Assistant Athletic Trainer, then back to Oregon State working in a similar capacity. Currently she is a staff Athletic Trainer at Arizona State University, a position she has held for the past 4 years. Padilla also is an Approved Clinical Instructor at Northern Arizona University and Grand Canyon University. In addition to the aforementioned credentials, Padilla is a certified ASTYM provider, NASM-CES certified, and a CPR, First Aid and AED instructor.
In addition to providing collegiate athletic training services with a strong manual therapy influence, Diana enjoys traveling to various action sports events working as an on-site athletic trainer at various events worldwide. She has provided sports medicine care for the past 10 years at national and international events including the ESPN's Summer and Winter X Games, International X Games events, and Red Bull North America events.
Padilla enjoys physical activity, participating in marathons, and triathlons in her free time. Currently her favorite event to participate in is the full Ironman.
Dr. Tony Rhorer founded Sonoran Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons, PLLC in 2005 with the goal of creating a world-class practice dedicated to complex fracture management. SOTS now has five fellowship trained orthopaedic trauma surgeons working at four of the five level one trauma centers in the valley of the sun. Dr. Rhorer has a special expertise in post traumatic reconstruction, nonunion surgery, limb lengthening and deformity correction. He has two fellowships, and has traveled all over the world as an invited lecturer and visiting surgeon.
Dr. Rhorer grew up in Chandler, Arizona during the late 1980's when The Bones Brigade made a vast impact on American youth and inspired his passion for skateboarding. It was the care and treatment of a broken arm at the age of twelve, the result of a skateboarding injury, that ignited his passion to become an orthopaedic surgoen. After graduating in the top five percent of his class at Corona del Sol High School in Tempe, he earned his undergraduate degree at The University of Arizona in Tucson and his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine.
Dr. Rhorer is frequently called on for complex fracture work in professional baseball, football, triathlon and action sports athletes. He was the first orthopaedic surgeon to consult internationally with Medicine In Motion for the X Games Munich, Germany in 2013. His experience with the division of sports medicine at Duke University, his personal action sports endeavors and trauma surgery expertise, Dr. Rhorer as a unique approach to the much more intense acuity of trauma and injuries associated with action sports.
Dr. Rhorer also leads the orthopaedic trauma program at Scottsdale Healthcare and has been instrumental in developing orthopaedic trauma directorships at John C. Lincoln and Maricopa County hospitals. He has published two book chapters as well as articles in the orthopaedic peer reviewed literature. Specially talented in creative writing and public speaking, Dr. Rhorer has written for two major television networks and is regularly invited to teach orthopaedic trauma to large audiences around the globe.
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Medicine in Motion (MIM) LLC, is a sports medicine service providing medical care to athletes at various sporting and athletic events worldwide. MIM is a one of a kind specialized company, willing and capable of addressing, and meeting all your athletic or sporting event medical requirements, regardless of size or location. MIM was created in the belief that all athletes deserve the best quality health care when participating in any sporting event.
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