Foothills Opens 27th Location in One of America’s Fastest-Growing City Buckeye

May 16, 2022

Phoenix Metro-based Physical Therapy company opened its 27th location in Buckeye on May 16, 2022. The clinic will offer free rapid pain assessments to anyone concerned with an injury and are curious if physical therapy should be used during recovery.

The full-service Physical Therapy clinic focuses on its patient’s needs and full recovery by restoring movement, improving function, and helping those recovering from surgery or an accident. Located off Interstate 10 and Watson Rd, Foothills will be open Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Physical Therapist using manual therapy to treat patients back.

Physical Therapist and Clinic Director Joel Kramer believes everybody deserves to move and be used at an optimal level. “My primary goal as a physical therapist is to provide the care I would want for my family and friends: the best. I take the education and knowledge I have with your needs, wants, and goals to create the best plan for your success,” says Joel.

“Buckeye is the second-fastest-growing city in the United States. We are excited to provide the surrounding area with the Foothills experience and be an active member of this community. We believe this is an ideal location, and it is going to be a convenient and patient-focused clinic.”

Over the last 21 years, Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy has helped more than 500,000 patients get out of pain and back to feeling the way they were before they were injured.

Foothills now has 27 clinics conveniently located throughout the Valley.

About Clinic Director & Physical Therapist, Joel Kramer

Joel Kramer Clinic Director of the Foothills Buckeye Clinic.Originally from North Dakota, Joel started with Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy in 2016 after graduating as a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota. After completing his residency program, he obtained his Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinic Specialist certification in 2018, which only 6% of physical therapists have. As the Assistant Residency Director and long-term mentor, Joel has enjoyed sharing his knowledge and experience with passionate physical therapists looking to provide the best patient care and expertise.

About Foothills Buckeye

Dr. Joel Kramer works continuously to foster an atmosphere of healing for those who have an injury, are pre & post-surgical, performance athletes who want to maximize their potential or people who strive to improve their overall health. Whether you’re a weekend warrior, sidelined athlete, or an injured worker, our physical therapists will help you get back to your daily activities, so you can live better. Our Buckeye clinic boasts an open concept, state-of-the-art equipment, and an inviting environment to help our patients recover quicker, faster, and stronger.


  • Physical Therapy
    • Pre/Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
    • Acute Injury Management
    • Chronic Injury Management
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Rapid Recovery Free Injury Assessments

Location & Hours

Foothills Buckeye is conveniently located off Watson Road and the 1-10 Papago Fwy.

Address: 1300 South Watson Road, Suite A104, Buckeye, AZ 85326
Phone: 623-432-8154
Fax: 623-432-8155
Hours: Monday-Friday; 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.


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