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Curtis, PT, DPT

Dr. Casey Curtis Graduated from  Brigham Young University with a degree in Exercise Science. He continued school to  graduate with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Casey had an opportunity to do a neuro based residency with Kaiser Permanente in California gaining a certification in PNF(Proproceptive neuromuscular Facilitation). He also had an opportunity to train with Dr. Blum with the Kansas City Royals during post graduate school.  Dr. Curtis has a passion for helping others heal using mobility and natural healing processes. 



Casey has lived in Sahuarita for 3 years now with his Wife and 3 daughters. He is an avid Golfer and passionate about health.

Dr. Curtis is the sole owner of Upward Physical Therapy that opened in December of 2022.

  • BS (Bachelor of science)- Brigham Young University.   

  • DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy) - Southwest Baptist University 

  • DN (Dry Needling Certification) - Spinal Manipulation Institute

  • PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation) - Kaiser Permanente

  • RTC (Rock Tape Certified) - Rock Tape (kinesio taping) 


Kim Brown

Kimberly graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis on community public health education. She attended Pima Medical Institute where she obtained her Physical Therapy Assistant degree. Kim has been a PTA for 9 years now and has worked in various settings. Kim joined our team in February 2023 and has been an amazing asset to the community and to us. 

Kim lives in Northwest Tucson with her Husband and Daughter. She has been in Arizona since 1995.

  • PTA (Physical Therapy Assistant) 2014, Pima Medical Institute

  • BS (Bachelor of Science), University of Arizona

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Alyssa is our Office Manager. She recently moved to Arizona from Nevada to be closer to her family. She was previously a Medical Assistant for 7 years before joining our team in April 2024 and keeps the office running smoothly. She handles all insurance verification, scheduling, check in/out, and much more behind the scenes! Alyssa is a huge "water baby" and loves to go swimming. In her free time she enjoys taking care of all her plants and listening to music. Please do not hesitate to call her with any office questions!

Office Manager



PT Tech

Jayden is a PT Tech. She was most recently a Dental Assistant that wanted a change of pace. Jayden has been with us since January 2023 and is such an asset to our team! Jayden loves seeing how all of the patients benefit with their progress. She assists with all areas of the office, especially with patients and their exercises! 

She just moved to the area where she helps her family on the ranch they own.

Her hobbies include riding horses, working cattle, and spending time with her friends and family! 

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