FCC-Doug Rich

Doug Rich, PT, OCS, CHT


Doug is a 1994 graduate of the University of Kansas Medical School with a Masters in Physical Therapy. He is a Certified Hand Therapist and is considered a masters level clinician in the field of Physical Therapy with a Orthopedic Certified Specialists designation by the American Physical Therapy Association. Less than 1% of all Physical Therapists achieve this designation and a review on competency is required every 10 years to maintain this designation. In 2005, Doug was voted by his peers to the listing on the BESTOFUS.com as one of the top orthopedic physical therapy practitioners in the State of Arizona. After managing a large physical therapy clinic in Scottsdale for over 10 years, Doug started Rich Physical Therapy in November of 2007. Previously, he managed a sports specific physical therapy clinic at Arizona State University.

Doug currently has two patents for exercise equipment. The PexxPad is a protective device for the benchpress. The Closed Chain Gym offers advanced functional training for all individuals trying to safely transfer from general exercises to full functional and sporting activities.

Doug is also active with the Justin Healers as a treating clinician for PRCA events in the Southwest region of the United States.

Civic Center Services

  • Physical Therapy
  • Certified Hand Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Orthotics
  • Women’s Health
  • Rapid Recovery Assessment®
  • Healthy Movement Screens
  • Massage Therapy
  • Senior After-Care Program
  • Athletic Training Event Coverage
  • Rapid Referral®
FCC- Mike Heidt
Michael Heidt, DPT
Mike graduated with his B.S. in Biology from Washington State University where he also competed in Division I Cross Country and Track & Field. He then received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ. He has always had an interest in orthopedics from his days of competing and rehabbing from injuries, however also has experience and a passion for acute care. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, basketball, tennis, and cheering on the Seahawks.

He prides himself in skilled manual therapy including spinal mobilization, sports rehab, post-surgical care, geriatrics and individualized home exercise programs to optimize functional outcomes outside of the clinic.