Meet The Staff

Meet the staff of Carling Physical Therapy.  Our experienced team is committed to getting our patients’ the results the come to expect.  Our personalized service caters to each patient’s individual needs.

Steve Carling, PTSteve Carling, PT, MS – Physical Therapist, Owner

Credentials: Steve has been a practicing physical therapist for thirteen years following his graduation from The University of Kansas Medical Center in 1996. Prior to that he received his Bachelor’s degree and did graduate studies in Exercise Physiology at Brigham Young University.
Education: University of Kansas Medical Center
Hobbies: Coaching youth soccer, running and family. Making friends while doing work that I love.



Pam Hawkenson, LMTPam Hawkenson, LMT – Massage Therapist/Physical Therapy Technician

Pam grew up in Chicago, Illinois and has lived in Arizona for 13 years.  She is a graduate from Arizona School of Massage.    She has been a physical therapy technician for eleven years in the Phoenix area and enjoys working with patients/clients to help with their healing process and to meet their goals on getting healthy.  As a Massage Therapist, she found it allows her to work more closely with clients and bring wellness into their lives.  Pam enjoys hiking, jogging, working out, and rollerblading.   She also enjoys watching sports and reading.  Her active, health/fitness lifestyle philosophy is represented both personally and professionally.


DSC00083 (2)Mike Daneker – Physical Therapy Technician/Exercise Specialist

Mike is a world traveler, being born and raised in a military family he got to see much of the world at an early age.  He competed Track and Field in high school and college.  Mike moved to Arizona 11 years ago and graduated from Arizona State University with a Exercise Science Degree.  Utilizing his education he went on to become a personal trainer and is a certified Olympic Lifting Coach.  Mike’s excellent knowledge of physiology and biomechanics helps him excel as an Exercise Specialist, helping in the design and implementation of the rehabilitation exercise programs.


Paulette Goldman, Receptionist

Picture and Bio coming soon.


Carling Physical Therapy Partners with:

Petersen Physical Therapy
Locations in:
1844 E Baseline Rd # C5
Tempe, AZ 85283
Phone: (480) 833-1005
City of Maricopa
21300 N John Wayne Pkwy #125
Maricopa, AZ 85139
Phone: (520) 568-2723
Locations in:
4201 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018
P: (602) 954-7742
4730 East Warner Road
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Phone: (480) 785-5415
10115 East Bell Road #101
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 419-3500