Rise Curiel is an NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant and licensed by the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants. He began his career in health care as a physical therapy technician. After gaining a love for medicine and a respect for the bodies resilient ability to recovery from injuries he furthered his education and training as an EMT/Paramedic and worked as a first responder on an ambulance. Rise would go on to further his education by receiving a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Science from Utah Valley University in Orem Utah, then later obtain a Masters degree as a Physician Assistant at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland California.

Upon graduation he worked in the correctional department for the state of Utah were he provided a wide range of services which included family, urgent, and emergency care. Now, after working a total of 8 years in the medical field he feels that he has now come full circle working at Backfit. He feels that he is now in an environment that sparked his love for service for those who are suffering from pains and injuries.

Outside of Backfit, Rise enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, and daughter. They enjoy playing by the pool, hiking, going on bike rides, and visiting the Phoenix zoo and science museum. Rise looks forward in gaining his patients trust and being a partner with them on their road to recovery.

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The great folks at Back Fit Health and Spine helped me through a tough year last year after a severe auto accident. I highly recommend them for all of your Chiropractic, massage, and pain therapy needs.

John S.
Backfit Patient

The multi-disciplinary staff is knowledgeable, super friendly and have made me feel human again! Thanks!!

Heidi S.
BackFit Patient

This clinic is very friendly and knowledgable and multiple injuries and therapy options for each individual's needs. After one week I already feel stronger and barely have any pain in my hip. Gotta stay with therapy and it will have results!

Ashley S.
BackFit Patient

My back has been feeling much better allowing me to be up on my feet for longer periods of time. The staff there are all very friendly and the scheduling is very accommodating to my busy schedule. I have liked it so much I even brought my 16 year old in to start her treatment too!

Kim P.
BackFit Patient

Just had a great massage there. I work with large animals so my back and legs where achy but now they feel great.

Ashley M.
BackFit Patient

The staff at BackFit are great! Would recommend this clinic for any Chiropractic and primary care any day!

Courtney R.
BackFit Patient