Staff

 

Robert Wallace P.T. Owner

Monday thru Thursday
Appointment hours: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
And Friday 7:30 to 3:30 pm

Robert WallaceBob received his Physical Therapy degree from The University of Iowa in 1974.  Since that time, he has been dedicated to providing Physical Therapy for the residents of Southern Arizona. In 1997 he founded Wallace Physical Therapy P.C.


His post graduate studies have concentrated in the area of manual orthopedic physical therapy with special interest in management of muscular skeletal disorder of the spine and extremities. He has extensive background experience in sports medicine and pain management as well.

 

His outside interests include playing soccer, and any other outside activities where he can spend time with his four sons, all being attendees of the University of Arizona.

 

Monica Norfleet P.T.

Monday thru Friday
Appointment hours: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Monica NorfleetMonica is a Tucson native who graduated from Northern Arizona University with a B.S. in Physical Therapy. Monica is a certified Kinesiotaping practitioner and has been a lab assistant for KT1 and KT2 Courses. She has been practicing for over 20 years and in the past has also been Director of Clinics. She has the honor of being licensed in both Arizona and Florida. She has had the opportunity to practice in many fields, from Acute Care to Home Health, but enjoys the outpatient setting.  Her areas of specialization include spine, extremities, manual techniques and pelvic dysfunction. She has continued her work as a Clinical Instructor for P.T., PTA and PT Technician students throughout the years.


Her 21 years of performing dance (and eight years of teaching various forms of dance), has given her great insight to better instruct and educate patients about their therapy and rehabilitation on multiple levels. Having herself experienced injuries, surgeries and successful rehab was what provided the impetus to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. Being bilingual in English and Spanish enables her to overcome language barriers, thus improving patient results and education.

 

In her spare time Monica enjoys cooking, singing, playing hand bells at church, scuba diving and jazzercise.

 

Marcia Ellis P.T.

Monday thru Friday
Appointment hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Marcia EllisMarcia brings 35 years of physical therapy clinical experience.  Her concentrated areas of post graduate studies include Orthopedic, Manual Therapy and a specialization in the neurology of Vestibular Rehabilitation and Balance Disorders.


She has dedicated the past seven years of practice to this group of people whose lives have been negatively impacted by dizziness, disequilibrium, unsteadiness and falls. All of the multi-factorial aspects of these conditions are addressed in her one-on-one approach to assess and treat her patients and restore their life to the highest functional quality possible.

 

 

 

 

Michael Chiesi P.T.


Monday thru Friday
Appointment hours: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Michael ChiesiMichael received his physical therapy degree from Northeastern University in 2002, and brings with him eight years of experience. With his focus in orthopedics, pediatric orthopedics and sports therapy, we know he will be a great addition to our Wallace Physical Therapy family.

 

Michael is a certified kinesiotape practitioner and specializes in spine, extremity and sports medicine.  Years of athletic experience also enables him to convey to his patients, the accompanying mindset and commitment components that are critical factors in more quickly returning athletes to their sport. 

 

Outside of therapy, Michael enjoys soccer, baseball, golf, bowling, tennis, ballroom dancing and spending time with his wife, Stephanie and their family dog, Ella.

 

Katie Modafferi P.T., D.P.T.

Katie ModafferiKatie Modafferi, PT, DPT is the newest member of the Wallace Physical Therapy family and will be developing the Women’s Health Therapy portion of our clinic. Katie is a current member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and is a Section on Women’s Health member. She is working towards specialization within the section and has over four years experience in treating pelvic floor and obstetric issues.

 

The Women’s Health Therapy Program treats a wide variety of health issues across a woman’s lifespan. Katie provides a gentle approach and a private, healing environment complete with a comprehensive evaluation and customized treatment plan to empower her patients to find health, balance and wellness. Treatments are often offered as an alternative to surgery as well as part of patient recovery after surgery.

 

We also employ a small yet exciting cast of characters to help with your rehabilitation.

 

Main Office

5501 N Oracle Rd #101
Tucson, AZ 85704

 

Phone: 520-408-9547
Fax: 520-408-8145

Email:

 

Orange Grove Office

1925 W Orange Grove Rd #204

Tucson AZ 85704

 

Phone: 520-297-1550

Fax: 520-297-1556

 

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