Mary Anne Dicaro PT, Physical Therapist

Mary Anne Dicaro PT

Physical Therapist

7122 W Softwind Dr Peoria AZ, 85383


Mary Dicaro is a physical therapist practicing in Peoria, AZ. Mary Dicaro specializes in physical treatment to help a patient reduce pain, restore mobility, rehabilitate an injury, or increase movement and overall function. As a physical therapist, Mary Dicaro can treat multiple conditions with exercises, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, joint mobilization, heat, ice, massage, laser or light therapy and more. Mary Dicaro will create a treatment plan based on the patients specific injury or condition, and might target a specific body part or body system based on the individual.

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  • What could be the reason behind mid back pain?

    Mid-back pain can be caused by many things with the musculoskeletal system being just one of them. Do you recall an incident that may have precipitated the pain? A new exercise program, lifting routine, or perhaps sitting for longer than normal at a computer or tablet? A differential diagnosis will include pain referred from the lungs and even the gallbladder. If it is positional, it may more likely be due to muscle strain or a subluxation of the vertebrae. Does massage, heat, or rest improve it? Again, this would be more likely if it is coming from the muscles or spine. If it persists, I would recommend an X-ray. READ MORE

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    My suggestion is isometric exercises where the muscles surrounding the knee joint are contracted without putting a strain on the joints themselves. A weakness of the quadriceps muscles (4 muscles in the front of the thigh) is often associated with knee pain in arthritic and non-arthritic knees. I would begin with simple straight leg lifts in a supine position (back-lying). You can find other examples of isometric exercises online. READ MORE

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Peoria, AZ 85383
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Get to know Physical Therapist, Mary A. DiCaro, who serves the population of Arizona.

Mary graduated from DePaul University and the University of Illinois in Chicago, where she studied biological Sciences and Physical Therapy. She is is a certified personal trainer and a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the NSCA. She has also completed her certification in Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Coaching, through SWIHA, Tempe, Arizona. She has recently been a repeated guest speaker and presenter at Grand Learning, and RISE (Rio Salado Community College), both located in Surprise, Arizona.

You can visit her blog at Or her website at

She is currently nearing completion of her first book, “Grace Filled Aging”, Overcoming the Common Pitfalls of Aging and Living an Awakened life.

Mary currently practices through her own private practice for Physical Therapy, Personal Training, and Wellness Coaching, in addition to providing care in outpatient clinical settings.

Physical therapy is a healthcare specialty that includes the evaluation, assessment, and treatment of individuals with injuries or limitations in functional mobility. Physical therapy services are provided by physical therapists, who are medical professionals, trained in Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology, and with expertise in Neuroanatomy and the Musculoskeletal system. Physical Therapists are licensed by the state in which they work. Most Physical therapists (or PTs, as they are commonly called) have a master’s degree or a clinical doctorate degree from an accredited institution and must sit for a licensing exam to practice. Many have additional and ongoing training in a particular area of specialization.They are trained to assess your condition and help you regain maximal functional mobility and independence.

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