Our Founders

Tonya Bunner

Tonya Bunner, PT, DPT, OCS, WCS, BCB-PMD

Education: 
Doctor of Physical Therapy AT Still University
Masters of Science in Physical Therapy Old Dominion University
Bachelor of Science in Accounting West Virginia University

Areas of Advanced Training and Specializations:

Board Certified Clinical Specialist Women’s Health Physical Therapy
Board Certified in Surface EMG/Biofeedback for Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction
Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist

Mentor Bodycentral Sports Residency

Areas of Special Interest and training:

Dr. Bunner has had extensive training in Orthopaedic topics and Women’s Health including:

  • Muscle Energy Techniques for the Spine and Extremities
  • Spinal Manipulation and Mobilization
  • Myofascial Release
  • Strain/Counterstrain Techniques
  • Shoulder Pathophysiology
  • Functional Analysis and Management of the Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex
  • Cervical, Thoracic and Rib Dysfunction
  • Women’s Health Treatment Techniques for (Incontinence, Pelvic Pain, Constipation, Pain with Intercourse, Osteoporosis)
  • Pregnancy and Post Partum including High Risk Pregnancy
  • Tailbone, Coccyx Pain
  • Graston Technique
  • Female Athlete Rehabilitation and Conditioning
  • Temporomandibular joint pathology, Headaches, and Craniofacial Pain
  • Pediatric Incontinence, Constipation, and Bed Wetting
  • Men’s Health Prostatitis, Incontinence, Pelvic Pain, Post-Prostatectomy Rehabilitation
  • Dry Needling

Professional Memberships:
American Physical Therapy Association- Women’s Health Section
Arizona Physical Therapy License

Outside the Office:
Outside the office Dr. Bunner enjoys exercising and cycling, shopping, cooking Italian cuisine, and spending time with her family.

Jennifer Allen

Jennifer Allen, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, CHT

Education: 
AT Still University – Doctor of Physical Therapy
West Virginia University School of Medicine – Bachelor of Science Physical Therapy
Shepherd College (University) – Psychology/Biology

Advanced Training:
Dr. Allen has been practicing orthopaedic and sports physical therapy, and hand therapy since 1994. She has attended a multitude of continuing education courses related to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all musculoskeletal problems. Special topics include:

  • Muscle Energy Techniques/ Joint Mobilization/HVLA Thrust Techniques
  • Certified in Graston Technique
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Splinting, Hand Therapy
  • Lower Extremity Biomechanics and Video Analysis/ Foot and Ankle
  • Treatment of the Female Athlete
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Runners, Swimmers, Baseball & Softball Players
  • Temporomandibular and Craniofacial Pain
  • Dry Needling
  • Evaluation and treatment of Dancers

Community Involvement and Activities:
Dr. Allen believes in supporting the local community and has been involved in many activities in Tucson over the past few years including:

  • Naval ROTC at University of Arizona
  • Arizona Heat Professional Women’s Professional Softball Team
  • Better than Ever Program and Arizona Cancer Center
  • Ft. Lowell Shootout (Soccer)
  • Ballet Tucson
  • Clinical Instructor for Northern Arizona University, Ohio State University, Pima Medical Institute
  • Primary Mentor Bodycentral Sports Residency Program

Professional Memberships:
American Physical Therapy Association- Orthopaedic, Sports, Education, and Research Sections
American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
American Softball Association (Coach)

Board Certifications:
Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Certified Hand Therapist

Research:
“The Effects of Strength and Proprioception Training on Pitching Speed in Elite High School Level Fast-pitch Softball Players”

 

Other Activities:
Spending time with her family – especially hiking in Sedona, and canoeing and fishing in Angel Fire, New Mexico. Playing her guitars, listening to music, cooking new and exciting recipes,writing, and spending time with her yellow Labrador retriever – Draco. She is a past collegiate softball player (shortstop).