Oro Valley


We believe we can do more together than we can alone. Our goal is to improve the lives of those we touch by applying current and effective treatment paradigms in a healthy, healing atmosphere, encouraging progress. We look forward to serving you!

Our Team

Robert KlingmanClinic Director - PT, MPT, OCS, FAAOMPT


Robert continues to serve as a faculty member and guest lecturer for the Southern California Kaiser Permanente Orthopaedic Residency Program, and he has served as a guest lecturer for the University of Arizona Medical School Orthopaedic Residency Program.

Robert has published articles that have appeared in such journals as Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy and The Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy. In 2000, Robert was the winner of The Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy & Ball Dynamics Award for Excellence in a Published Case Study. He has conducted several courses on topics such as hip/knee biomechanics, foot/ankle pathology, and manual therapy of the spine and shoulder. Robert has rehabilitated and trained both amateur and professional athletes. In his free time, Robert enjoys mountain biking, running and spending time with his family and friends. He resides in Oro Valley, AZ with his wife Karen, also a physical therapist, and their three sons, Noah, Matthew, and Drew.

Residency: Graduate, Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles, CA
Master’s in Physical Therapy from Mt. St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, minor Physiology, from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
Summa Cum Laude

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Michelle KlineOffice Manager


Michelle received her Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism degree from Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York. She then relocated to Tucson, Arizona in 2009 applying her skills to the hospitality industry working at a four diamond luxury resort in Tucson.
With her interests changing in hospitality, she was able to join Team Movement for life as a front office support, and than later offered the Front Office Manager position. Her ability to learn quickly and be self sufficient as well as her experience providing great customer service in hospitality proved to be a seamless transition into providing the same great customer service into health care. In her free time Michelle enjoys staying active and taking advantage in the many things Tucson has to offer.

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Rocio FloresPT, DPT


Rocio knows that healing encompasses the physical, emotional, and mental aspect of the patient and makes it her point to target all facets of the patient’s experience. She creates an environment of listening and compassion coupled with a focused approach to solutions.

As an Arizona native, Rocio Flores, PT, DPT attended the University of Arizona earning a degree in Physiology with minors in both Chemistry and Spanish. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University in 2012. Rocio has a strong passion for the UE and is working towards her Certified Hand Therapy (CHT) certification.

Her love and desire for physical therapy developed at a young age. After her father fell during construction work he brought Rocio to his physical therapy sessions and after months of therapy, it was there that she watched as he regained functional mobility of his elbow and hip and ultimately re-learned how to walk.

Through this experience she was able to realize the benefits of physical therapy and sought to be a part of the health care system that aids in the recovery of many. To this day, her father still states that if it were not for physical therapy, he would not have recovered as well as he did. Rocio enjoys living an active lifestyle. In her free time, Rocio enjoys running, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.

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Shauna DuranPT, DPT


Shauna is a southern Arizona native whom first became interested in physical therapy after an injury while participating competitively in Tae Kwon Do. Injured to the point where she struggled with walking and movement of any sort she got a first-hand experience as to the effects physical therapy can have in the lives of injured people. While unable to return to competitive fighting in Tae Kwon Do, Shauna was able to return to high level physical activity and took to teaching Tae Kwon Do, working as a Certified Nursing Assistant, and Physical Therapy Technician to gain experience in the medical profession while attending college to pursue her new endeavor of becoming a Physical Therapist.

Shauna achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Physiology at the University of Arizona in 2011 then went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University in 2016. It was there she developed an interest in working with the geriatric population and with individuals with neurological conditions. Shauna has participated in multiple volunteer opportunities including teaching Tango for Parkinson’s disease, and working in neurological summer camps for people of various ages and conditions. It is Shauna’s personal goal to tailor physical therapy to the individual with compassion, teamwork, and quality she believes the therapist and patient can achieve their goals together as team.

Outside of work Shauna enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children as well as cooking, traveling, and participating in community events.

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2016

University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Bachelor of Science, Physiology, December 2011
Minor: Psychology


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Jason KleinPT, DPT, SCS, ATC


Jason is a Tucson local who completed his undergraduate and graduate schooling at Northern Arizona University.  As an undergraduate Jason worked with Northern Arizona University’s football, volleyball, soccer and track teams, as well as, The University of Arizona’s football and tennis teams.  After graduating from physical therapy school, Jason continued his passion towards sport and orthopedic physical therapy joining the Denver Broncos Football Club as the team physical therapist and an assistant athletic trainer.

After transitioning out of the NFL, Jason returned to Tucson, and continues to work with athletes of all levels to optimize sport performance, prevent injuries and post injury rehabilitation. Jason specializes in the evaluation and treatment of concussions, and was Tucson’s first ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist. Jason frequently presents on concussion evaluation and management, as well as, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rehabilitation. 

Jason is passionate about providing patients with the highest quality of physical therapy. He utilizes a combination of evidence-based interventions, individualized patient education, and facilitates a fun, motivational environment for each person to achieve their physical therapy goals.

Outside of work, Jason enjoys spending time with family, is an avid sports fan, collects and reads antique medical books and is a connoisseur of cookies and fine sweets. 

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2013

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Bachelor of Science: Athletic Training, May 2010

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Allison WeinbergPT, DPT


Allison gained her desire to pursue physical therapy after suffering a serious soccer injury her freshman year of high school, which led her to an entire summer rehabilitating her ankle in physical therapy. Despite being a competitive athlete and having to miss numerous soccer tournaments, Allison looked forward to each therapy session due to the uplifting environment, motivation, support, and compassion employed by her physical therapist and support staff. Allison created life long friendships from this experience, was able to continue on with her soccer career, and most importantly realized that her career path in life was to become a physical therapist so that she could help as many people as she could, just as her therapist did for her.

Allison was raised in the Midwest, having lived in St. Charles, Illinois for 22 years. Allison attended Augustana College where she gained a degree in Biological Sciences, with a minor in Psychology. She then took a few years off of school to gain further experience in the field of Physical Therapy where she was employed as a physical therapy technician.  Allison also became a certified personal trainer and ran her own business for several years. Following several years of work, Allison went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Midwestern University-Glendale in 2017. Allison is certified in LSVT Big and has a strong passion for sport specific rehabilitation having been an athlete for 24 years.

Despite being from the Midwest, Allison loves being outdoors in the Arizona sun exploring and hiking new trails. Allison enjoys traveling the world, trying new cuisines, watching action movies, cooking, and going to country concerts. 

Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona
Doctor of Physical Therapy, June 2017

Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences, May 2010
Minor: Psychology

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Jennifer McClendonPT, DPT


Jennifer was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ and was able to stay close to home throughout her schooling. After graduating from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a physical therapist. She attended Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ where she received her doctorate degree in 2018.

While in PT school, Jenn had a 12 week clinical rotation at Athlon Physical Therapy in Oro Valley, AZ. During this time she developed a passion for outpatient orthopedics including working with athletes, as well as a love for treating patients following concussions. The positive environment and excellent mentorship led her to make the decision to return to the Oro Valley clinic to start her career as a licensed physical therapist.

Outside of work, Jenn enjoys hiking, traveling, spending time with her 2 dogs, baking, and the occasional night out country dancing.

Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona
Doctor of Physical Therapy, June 2018

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Bachelor of Arts, Business Management, May 2014

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Joshua SmithPTA


In 2006, Josh graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater. He then moved to Washington, DC where he worked as a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

As a personal trainer, he enjoyed helping clients of all ages improve their health and reach their fitness goals. Josh’s journey toward becoming a PTA at Athlon started as a patient. Personal experiences with injuries, surgeries, and chronic pain inspired him to become a PTA so he could help others experiencing injury and pain. He received his Occupational Associate Degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Pima Medical Institute in 2013. As a PTA his areas of interest include orthopedics, pain neuroscience, and the treatment of chronic pain.

Josh is a native of Tucson, AZ. In his free time he is a guitar player and songwriter and enjoys performing with other local musicians.

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Susan HowlandPTA


Sue attended San Jose State University focused on Marketing Communications, and during that time took a job at ISS/Sperry Univac. She worked there for 4 years until hired away by Seagate Technology Inc. Sue lived in Santa Cruz while working for Seagate for almost 17 years. She worked in the Sales and Marketing department, and her OEM customer was Apple computer. This partnership allowed her to travel to Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand performing line qualifications for Apple specific builds. Towards the end of her time at Seagate she transferred to the Marketing Communications department coordinating Trade Shows and Special Events both domestically and internationally.

In 2005, Sue moved to Tucson because of her dad’s failing health. She had various Marketing jobs in Tucson and decided to make a career change because of her dad’s numerous requirements for Physical Therapy. Sue started with Athlon Physical Therapy in 2010 as a PT Tech and then started PTA school in 2011. She received her Occupational Associate Degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2013 and re-joined Athlon Physical Therapy in Oro Valley in 2015.

Sue is an avid photographer, distance swimmer with dreams of someday swimming the English Channel, loves to hike, make jewelry, and still makes sure that her mom is her #1 priority.

Pima Medical Institute - Physical Therapist Assistant Program -
Associate of Occupational Science, May 2013 - CPR certified

San Jose State University Extension Program - Marketing Communications Program; 1991

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Shawna BedokaPTA


Shawna’s clinical interest include: Parkinson’s Disease, sports specific rehabilitation, concussion and neurological rehabilitation, and orthopedic and post op rehabilitation. Shawna’s hope is to use her experience and knowledge to assist patients in achieving their goals, utilizing the most up to date, evidenced based approaches.

Outside of the clinic, Shawna is an endurance runner, competing in over 15 marathons, including the Boston Marathon and Mt. Lemmon Marathon. When she’s not running, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, hunting, and feasting on buffalo wings.

Pima Medical Institue
Associates Degree in Occupational Science, 2015 

California State University of Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, 2004

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Cheryl CarnesPTA


Cheryl was born in the Bay Area and moved around a bit while her father was in the military. From second grade through high school, Cheryl was raised in the Annapolis, MD area, where she came to appreciate team sports and the outdoors. Upon graduating from high school, she decided to adventure back to Arizona, where she had lived briefly in her early childhood. While attending The University of Arizona, Cheryl’s love for biology became a driving force which lead her to pursue a graduate degree at The University of California, Berkeley. After countless hours hanging out with insects, plants, and birds, Cheryl was inspired to pursue biology from another perspective as a middle school biology teacher. A few years ago, Cheryl found CrossFit and a passion for movement and its role in health and wellbeing. She became a CrossFit Level 1 trainer and started her journey to become a Physical Therapist Assistant. Cheryl is thrilled to combine all of her interests (biology, teaching, learning, movement, and health) in the field of physical therapy. Not surprisingly, Cheryl’s hobbies include CrossFit training, running, biking, hiking, camping, being a dog mom, and basically anything outside.

Pima Medical Institute, Tucson, AZ
AOS Physical Therapist Assistant, June 2018

The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
MEd Teaching & Teacher Education, May 2006

The University of California, Berkeley, CA
MS Environmental Science, Policy & Management, December 2000

The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 
BS Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, May 1997

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Pamela WearPTA, CPT


Pam was raised on ranches in Western Montana then left for the city to pursue a business degree in Spokane, WA at Kinman Business University. Later, Pam added an English Literature degree to her resume at the University of Washington in Seattle. While raising a family, Pam worked in accounting in Snohomish, WA.

When misfortune left her with two herniated disks, Pam discovered Physical Therapy. It was there in PT that she was given a new lease on life and her passion for helping others took a new direction. 

Pam returned to school in Bellingham, WA and earned her PTA degree from Whatcom Community School in 2013. Since that time she moved to Oro Valley where she has been working and continuing her education.  Pam is now certified in Graston; an Instrument Assisited Mobilization technique that is used to improve outcomes in Physical Therapy.

Pam loves to explore, hike, travel the world and throw pottery in her free time. When possible she returns to the Pacific Northwest to spend time with family and enjoy the Evergreen State.

Whatcom Community College, Billingham, WA
Physical Therapist Assistant, 2013

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Bachelor of Arts, 1990

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Elizabeth JamilkowskiPTA


Elizabeth is originally from the Midwest and she earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Creighton University. In 2014, while volunteering at a Parkinson’s clinic in Tucson, she was inspired to become a PTA. She graduated from PTA school in 2016 and began working in both acute care and inpatient rehab. She has also worked as a Total Joint Replacement Coordinator in a local hospital as part the quality and risk department. 

Outside of the clinic Elizabeth enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two dogs. 

Pima Medical Institute 
Occupational Associate Degree - Physical Therapist Assistant, 2016 

Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, 2010

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