Douglas Fickes, PT, DPT
Facility Director / Physical Therapist
“I like to work in conjunction with my patients to develop trust and comfort when establishing their plan of care and functional goals. Only after quality listening to our patients do they understand what we are doing and why we are doing it.”
Adds Doug, “I believe a holistic approach to treat pain and dysfunction will maximize the quality of life and restore a sense of balance between the body and mind. I like to work in conjunction with my patients to develop trust and comfort when establishing their plan of care and functional goals by utilizing the most efficient, effective evidence-based approach.”
Doug joined PHOENIX Rehabilitation in 2019 and currently leads the Carlisle area team as the Facility Director. Here he will be a focal part of the development and growth of this newly opened clinic.
Doug’s clinical expertise includes treatment of orthopedic conditions such as low back pain, neck-related headaches, sprains, strain conditions, TMJ dysfunction, balance dysfunction, and workers’ compensation. Doug combines his use of advanced manual therapy techniques and patient education as part of a holistic clinical approach. Doug is certified in Orthopedic Manual Therapy as well as recognized as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist from the APTA.
Before joining PHOENIX, Doug provided personal training services to high school athletes during and offseason and was a consultant for weight loss clients following surgery. Outside the clinic, Doug enjoys working out, listening to music, watching sports, and collecting sports memorabilia.
- University of St. Augustine-Florida, St. Augustine, FL | Doctorate of Physical Therapy
- College of Misericordia, Dallas, PA | Master of Science in Physical Therapy
- Temple University, Philadelphia, PA | BA, Human Biology
- Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
- Manual Therapy Certified Clinician
- Direct Access Certified
- Credentialed Clinical Instructor
Welcome to Carlisle
We’re Open in Carlisle, PA!
At PHOENIX, we’re committed to providing you with efficient, cost-effective, and purposeful rehabilitative care.
Principles of employee satisfaction and quality clinical outcomes guide our highly trained staff. You are the center of every decision we make, which is why you will receive a personalized care and treatment plan. PHOENIX is committed to serving high-quality care in a professional health care environment that values patient education and wellness.
At our Carlisle location, you’ll have access to our Physical Therapy and Occupational Health Rehabilitation services to help you on your road to recovery.
Easily accessible to I-81 and the PA turnpike, off of Route 11 in the Keystone Arms Center, our clinic is adjacent to the Carlisle Army War College in the Harrisburg Area West Submarket which includes Dollar General, Meadow’s Frozen Custard, and Napoli Pizza.View Location