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About Us

Meet our Physical Therapist and Support Staff

Your Health is Our Top Priority

Southwest Family Physical Therapy is committed to helping our patients regain their mobility and function. Our physical therapist is highly skilled and has years of experience helping patients recover from injuries, surgeries, and other conditions that limit their movement. We understand that your time is precious, so we’ll work around your schedule to make sure you can get the care you need when it’s convenient for you.

And we’ll work with your insurance provider to make sure your visits are affordable. Services include post-op rehab, sports medicine, and every type of muscle and joint rehabilitation. Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, we can help you get back to doing the things you love.

Our PT Services & Techniques

Our Physical Therapist and Support Staff

Dr. Evan Short, DPT

Physical Therapist

Dr. Short is a physical therapist who loves helping patients return to the activities they love. He has undergraduate and Doctorate degrees in Physical Therapy from Arizona State University and Midwestern University, respectively. He enjoys working closely with his patients, taking the time to understand their unique situation so that he can help them achieve the best possible outcome. Dr. Short was born and raised in Arizona and loves spending time outdoors mountain biking and coaching youth soccer.


Front Office

Gemma is the first smile you see when you visit our clinic. With her extensive experience in customer service and passion for healthcare, she ensures that every patient feels welcome and cared for from the moment they step through our doors. Her ability to handle scheduling and inquiries with grace and efficiency makes her an indispensable part of our front office team.


Massage Therapist

Bio coming soon!

Meet Doctor Evan Short

Dr. Evan Short, DPT, was born and raised in Mesa, Gilbert, Arizona. He received an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and went on to earn his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Midwestern University. As a physical therapist, Dr. Short is dedicated to helping patients regain their mobility and function, and he takes the time to understand each patient’s unique situation to achieve the best possible outcome. Dr. Short has a passion for the outdoors, particularly mountain biking and coaching youth soccer, and he is always striving to improve his patients’ quality of life.

Dr. Evan Short demonstrating Kinesio Taping & IASTM