Proudly serving Scottsdale for over 25 years.

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Providing individualized physical therapy for over 25 years in Scottsdale, AZ with the physical therapist interacting one on one with the client at each every visit.

For over 25 years, Miller Physical Therapy has been performing direct, one on one physical therapy with the physical therapist working with each patient during every visit for 25 minutes or more. Because of our interactive style, each client can expect to have a medically supervised exercise program designed to their unique clinical needs. Miller Physical Therapy strives for clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Every patient regularly provides a written survey/questionnaire to assure patient participation in our treatment plan and establishing clinical goals.

James Estes Miller, PT, DPT

Dr. Miller is a graduate of Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He received his post-professional doctorate from Northern Arizona University. He has practiced in Scottsdale since 1983. He is a  member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Arizona Physical Therapy Association and American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.

He has served as district chairman and treasurer for the state chapter and six years as an Arizona Delegate to the National House of Delegate. On many occasions, he has served as a guest speaker at professional  association educational seminars. He is an owner of Physical Therapy Providers Network (PTPN) of Arizona and has served on their Board of Directors since 2001. He is a former adjunct professor for clinical education with doctorate interns from Ithaca College, Northern Arizona University, and A.T. Still University. Dr. Miller was appointed in August 2011 by Governor Brewer to serve a four year term to the Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy, the licensing agency for all physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in Arizona. He was appointed to a second term to the board by Governor Ducey in 2015. He currently serves as the President of the board. He is married for 30+ years and has two adult children.


Michael J. Chen, PT, DPT

Dr. Chen graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Cellular Biology and received his post-professional doctorate from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He is a member of the America Physical Therapy Association.

During his studies, Michael interned in a variety of physical therapy settings, including outpatient orthopedics, a manual therapy clinic, and in the acute and inpatient side of the hospital. These experiences allowed him to apply the skills he learned in the classroom and treat a multitude of conditions, from musculoskeletal to neurological. As a clinician, Michael follows current evidence based practice and always strives to provide the best personalized care possible.

During his free time, Michael enjoys traveling, dancing, and working out. He is also an Arizona sports fan.