O'Brien Physical Therapy

6910 E. Chauncey Lane, Ste 115
Phoenix, Arizona 85054

Phone: (480) 473-5070
Fax: (480) 473-4663

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2016 Phoenix Award Winner! 

 Best Physical
in Phoenix

O'Brien Physical Therapy is proud to announce we've been awarded Top 20 Physical Therapists in Phoenix from Expertise.

2013 Phoenix Award Winner!

Top Physical Therapy Clinics in Phoenix 2015
Congratulations to O’Brien Physical Therapy, PLLC on being the on top Physical Therapist in Phoenix ranking of 2015.
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"I had an excellent experience & believe it was due not only to my treatment plan but to the knowledge, help & experience of all of the staff"
- Christine

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Physical Function Outcome in Cervical Radiculopathy Patients After Physiotherapy Alone Compared With Anterior Surgery Followed by Physiotherapy: A Prospective Randomized Study With a 2-Year Follow-up.

Surgery Versus Non-Surgical Treatment for Cervical Radiculopathy: A prospective, randomized study comparing surgery plus physiotherapy with physiotherapy alone with a two year follow-up

Comparative short-term effects of two thoracic spinal manipulation techniques in subjects with chronic mechanical neck pain: a randomized controlled trial.


Associations between physical therapy and long-term outcomes for individuals with lumbar spinal stenosis in the SPORT study.


Which Prognostic Factors for Low Back Pain Are Generic Predictors of Outcome Across a Range of Recovery Domains?

Spinal manipulative therapy for acute low-back pain.

The Effect of Early Initiation of Rehabilitation After Lumbar Spinal Fusion: A Randomized Clinical Study. 

Early use of thrust manipulation versus non-thrust manipulation: A randomized clinical trial

Effectiveness of self-management of low back pain: Systematic review with meta-analysis

Is an MRI necessary?

Effect of core stabilization exercises versus conventional exercises on pain and functional status in patients with non-specific low back pain:  A randomized clinical trial.

Initial management decisions after a new consultation for low back pain: implications of the usage of physical therapy for subsequent health care costs and utilization

Patients with back pain often get the wrong treatment

Operative and Nonoperative Treatment Approaches for Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease Have Similar Long-Term Clinical Outcomes Among Patients with Positive Discography.

Referral to Physical Therapy Lowers Care Utilization for LBP vs Referral for Imaging


Effectiveness of physical therapy in treating atraumatic full-thickness rotator cuff tears, a multicenter prospective cohort study.

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome…Manual Therapy is EQUALLY EFFECTIVE to Corticosteroid Injections AND uses less healthcare resources


Evidence for the effectiveness of electrophysical modalities for treatment of medial and lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review.


With Elbows, Cortisone Shots May Hurt More Than Help


Functional performance of female patients more than 6 months after total hip arthroplasty shows greater improvement with weight-bearing exercise than with non-weight-bearing exercise: a randomized controlled trial


Physical Therapy After ACL Surgery Should Begin 'Early' and 'Rigorously'

Treatment for acute anterior cruciate ligament tear: five year outcome of randomised trial.

A home-based protocol of electrical muscle stimulation for quadriceps muscle strength in older adults with osteoarthritis of the knee

Physical Therapist's Guide to Meniscal Tear

Knee extension and stiffness in osteoarthritic and normal knees: a videofluoroscopic analysis of the effect of a single session of manual therapy.

Does Meniscal Surgery Increase Risk of OA?


The efficacy of manual joint mobilisation/manipulation in treatment of lateral ankle sprains: a systematic review 


EarlyTreatment by a Physical Therapist Associated with Reduced Risk ofHealth Care Utilization and Reduced Overall Health Care Costs

Weight Training Associated With Lower Risk of Diabetes

Rate of Private Insurance Remains Steady; Public Programs See Increases

This is your brain on Exercise

Primary care referral of patients with low back pain to physical therapy: impact of future health care utilization and costs.

Ability to sit and rise from the floor is closely correlated with all-cause mortality risk

Walking linked to fewer strokes in women

Do the Brain Benefits of Exercise Last?


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