Dr. Andrew Ricks, PT, DPT, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and has sport-specific certifications including Titleist Performance Institute Medical 2 Certified Professional for golf! Utilizing techniques including dry needling, spinal manipulation, cupping, myofascial release, functional or sport assessments and corrective exercise techniques, Dr. Ricks helps solve all of your performance goals and resolve pain so that you may fully experience life. He is dedicated to providing individualized and thorough examinations to help identify any physical limitations that could be keeping you from achieving your full potential in your sport of choice, or just in your daily life.
Andrew and his wife, Morgan, are Georgia natives that relocated to Arizona because of a passion for the outdoors and living active lifestyles. They enjoy hiking with their dog, Falcon, cheering for the Georgia Bulldogs, and eating at new restaurants. Andrew also works with Club Physical Therapy to bring therapy into sport specific clubs and enjoys golfing and working with local golf pros to improve golf performance.
Excel Sports Performance and Rehabilitation, the leader in individual rehabilitation, wellness and sports performance services in Tempe and Scottsdale, was started to give clients control of their health and their rehab process. Dr. Ricks worked in traditional physical therapy clinics seeing large numbers of clients with relatively little patient interaction and decided that your money should buy you more. When you come to Excel you will not be dragged through work outs with aides or be seen with multiple patients. All services are specific to you and will help you return to your activity sooner than later, and Dr. Ricks works closely with health and fitness professionals to cater to your fitness goals and ensure continued progress with your fitness goals beyond rehab. Excel operates as a cash-only clinic and is out-of-network with all insurers, but most clients are able to submit for reimbursement with their insurer for part or all of the service. Our clients have improved with fewer visits than industry standard and frequently spend much less than in deductibles and co-pays at a traditional physical therapy clinic. Whether you are looking to rehab a recent injury or surgery, improve your fitness or manage recurrent symptoms from your current activities, Excel Sports Performance and Rehabilitation is the company for you.