Our philosophy is to provide quality care in an environment that appreciates the individual. We strive to deliver the best physical therapy possible and return each of our patients to their full potential. Our goals are to reduce pain and improve function. We use a comprehensive approach starting with a thorough evaluation and use a variety of treatment modalities, manual therapy techniques, specific exercise and personalized education to address the dysfunction.
Jerry McCollow, P.T. C.O.M.T.
Jerry graduated from Northern Arizona University’s Physical Therapy School in 1985 and has practiced in Tucson since then.
He has extensive post graduate education in orthopedic rehabilitation and manual therapy.
Jerry has taken long term course work in Australian manual therapy techniques and with the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine. He completed his manual therapy certification in 1993 and has contributed articles and case studies for their quarterly newsletter.
Jerry worked for Tucson Medical Center managing their outpatient therapy clinics for fourteen years prior to opening Marana Physical Therapy LLC in 2002.
Jerry is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine, and the orthopedic section of the APTA.
When he’s not seeing patients in the clinic, he enjoys mountain biking, hiking, and woodworking. His favorite pastime however is spending time with his family.
Connie McCollow, P.T.
Connie graduated from Northern Arizona University’s Physical Therapy school in 1984 and has practiced in Tucson since then. She opened Marana Physical Therapy with Jerry in 2002.
Her early experience included gait analysis, acute neurological, and neuro– rehabilitation. She also was a diabetes educator. Connie has spent most of her career educating back patients regarding correct body mechanics.
She has extensive experience working in aquatic therapy for all diagnoses especially spine and joint replacements. Connie has specialized training in Australian manual therapy techniques and orthopedic rehabilitation. Her special interest in Parkinson’s disease lead her to start the first group exercise program for people with PD in Arizona which she ran for 9 years. Connie enjoys incorporating her knowledge of both orthopedic and neurological backgrounds into the programs that she designs for patients.
Connie is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and regularly attends continuing education courses to stay on the cutting edge of her profession.
When she’s not teaching or seeing patients in the clinic, she enjoys cooking great meals and spending time outdoors. The love of her life however is her family.