Physical Therapy


CVRMC Physical Therapy Clinic
5860 S. Hospital Drive
Suite 107
Globe, Arizona 85501

Fax: 928-402-1284

8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Monday – Friday

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Whether you are an injured athlete, a construction worker who was injured on the job, an office worker with aches and pains, or a child with a developmental delay — CVRMC Physical Therapy has the expertise and desire to help you get back to doing the things you enjoy sooner!

What is Physical Therapy?

The Physical Therapy Department at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center has been serving the local community on a full-time basis for over 20 years. During this time, the Physical Therapy Department has been able to establish itself as the “clinic of choice” for those in our community requiring rehabilitative services.

Physical Therapy at CVRMC provides comprehensive healthcare services for a variety of outpatient orthopedic needs, ranging from generalized joint pain to post-surgical rehabilitation and sports injury recovery.

You may have been referred to physical therapy for any one of hundreds of possible problems, but the goal of physical therapy remains very simple: to help you return to full function. Physical therapists have a variety of tools and techniques at their disposal to help increase strength and mobility, improve balance and coordination, and promote healing.

Your treatment may include:

  • Stretches & exercises
  • Manual therapy including massage and soft tissue/joint mobilization
  • Functional Dry Needling
  • Electric Stimulation/TENS
  • Ultrasound
  • Heat/Ice
  • Traction
  • Gait/Balance Training
  • Postural Training
  • Education

The CVRMC Physical Therapy Clinic is located in the Cobre Valley Medical Plaza, which is the building at the entrance to the Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center complex. The southern entrance to our building (across from the old main entrance to the Hospital) is handicap accessible. Our clinic is located in Suite 107 between Canyonlands Healthcare and the VA.

What to Expect at Your First PT Visit

Your initial evaluation will generally last 45-60 minutes. You and your physical therapist will review your medical history, and specific tests and measurements will be completed to determine the nature and the extent of the problem in question. Together, you and your physical therapist will establish a treatment plan, and future visits will be scheduled.

For your first visit, please bring your prescription for physical therapy, if you have it, and your insurance card. Please plan to wear loose, comfortable clothing that allows easy access to the part of the body that will be treated (knee, shoulder, low back, etc.)

What Can CVRMC Physical Therapy Offer Me?

First and foremost, CVRMC Physical Therapy is committed to providing you with the best rehab experience you’ve ever had. Our skilled and compassionate therapists are highly motivated to assist you in reaching your goals as soon as possible. Our mission is your health.

Benefits of PT at CVRMC include:

  • Quality and results! CVRMC Physical Therapy has been recognized nationally for placing in the Top 10% in Quality of Care in 2012, 2017, and 2018, according to PRC Surveys.
  • Experience. Each of our therapists has earned their Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and obtained additional specialty training and/or certifications to further develop expertise.
  • One-on-one time. All appointments are 1:1 with a Physical Therapist so that you have our undivided attention to you and your rehabilitation.
  • Flexible scheduling. Various appointment times are offered to meet your needs.
  • A spacious facility. Our PT Department is equipped with modern equipment and technology.
  • Private treatment/evaluation rooms. You will have privacy while we work with you on your injury.

Areas of Expertise

Our mission is to meet the unique and ever-changing needs of our community with the highest quality of rehabilitation; therefore we have strived to further develop our expertise in a variety of treatment areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Orthopedic and Post-Surgical Rehab
  • Sports and Work-Related Injuries
  • Neuromuscular/Degenerative Diseases
  • Chronic Pain
  • Neck/Back Pain
  • Stroke
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Cardiac Physical Therapy
  • Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
  • Vertigo and Post-Concussion Treatment
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Prosthetic Training
  • Lymphedema/Complete Decongestive Therapy (coming soon!)
  • …and More!

What our patients are saying

“In a couple of weeks, I experienced a dramatic recovery.”

— Dr. Chandra, CVRMC Hospitalist/PT Spine Care Patient

“I have utilized the services of the Physical Therapy Department team at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center twice in the past couple of years. Both times I have received highly professional and outstanding services with positive end results. The Physical Therapy Department has top-of-the-line equipment to treat patients with various injuries. I was taught how to perform specific therapy for my injury using manual traction techniques which do not require expensive equipment at home. The services offered by CVRMC Physical Therapy staff are outstanding and top of the line.”

— Al Gameros, Globe Fire Chief/PT Spine Care Patient

Frequently Asked Questions About PT

Have any questions about receiving physical therapy services at CVRMC? Check out our FAQs below, and if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to our team.

Not necessarily, in fact most commercial/private insurances do not require a prescription for you to come to see a physical therapist. This is called “Direct Access.” Please contact us at 928-402-1280 for a free review of your specific insurance requirements.

We are proud to accept a large number of insurance providers. Please contact us at 928-402-1280 for a free review of your specific insurance requirements.

Imaging is not a pre-requisite to receiving physical therapy. As a Doctor of Physical Therapy, your therapist is capable of completing a thorough evaluation and examination that is meant to screen and determine your appropriateness for further participation in physical therapy.

For many of our patients, the initial or primary goal of physical therapy is pain relief. This is frequently accomplished with hands-on techniques, modalities (such as heat/ice, electric stimulation, ultrasound, etc.), gentle stretching, and/or movement.

Our goal is to always make you as comfortable as possible during your therapy with the understanding that, in some circumstances, physical therapy can be painful. It is important to communicate with your therapist about the frequency, intensity, and duration of your symptoms as they develop during or following treatment so that your therapist may effectively adjust your treatment plan to control pain and progress towards your therapy goals.

Yes! Please talk with our front office when scheduling your evaluation and follow-up appointments if you prefer a certain therapist and/or to remain on their schedule. No preference? Rest assured that ALL of our therapists are highly skilled and eager to assist you in your rehabilitation!

Yes! CVRMC PT utilizes a medically-trained translator service that allows for video or audio communication for hundreds of languages.