Expert Specialist Therapist for Spinal Cord Injuries,

Amputations, Vestibular, Wheelchairs and More 

Touchstone Rehabilitation in Phoenix, Arizona offers occupational and physical therapy to spinal cord injury, amputee, paralysis, paraplegic, quadriplegic, and other mobility-compromised patients. Wheelchair evaluation and training, body weight support, learning to walk, c-leg prosthetic, unweighting, and other services including those for Parkinson’s, vertigo, dizziness, and vestibular rehabilitation. Hi-tech, Alter-G, LSVT Big and Loud therapy.

 

Daniel Bonaroti, PT, MPT

Daniel Bonaroti, MPT has been in the traumatic rehabilitation field for over 20 years. He has directed rehabilitation programs for clients with Spinal Cord Injuries and Amputations in Pennsylvania and Arizona, assisting clients from pediatric to adult and from ventilator dependence to high level running abilities.

Mr Bonaroti trained at world famous rehabilitation programs, including Rancho Los Amigos in California, as well as The Shriner’s Hospital for Children Spinal Cord Injury Research Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr Bonaroti has published in the fields of gait rehabilitation, electrical stimulation in rehabilitation, shoulder management and seating in wheelchair users. Mr. Bonaroti has served on the National Spinal Cord Injury Association Board and currently serves in the Disability Ministry of Joni Eareckson-Tada.

Mr Bonaroti is the founder and owner of Touchstone Rehabilitation in Phoenix, Arizona. He resides in Gilbert, Arizona with his wife Heidi, an Occupational Therapist, and his 2 sons Colter and Ben.

 
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"Our family fights this battle of recovery with you, as we battle Autism with our son Ben. Ben’s rehabilitation program includes Speech, Occupational, Physical and Behavioral Therapy, in addition to Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber treatments and other Biomedical Treatment approaches."  - Dan Bonaroti

 

Lauren Griffin, PT, DPT

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Lauren Griffin, PT, DPT was born and raised in Chandler, Arizona and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona in 2017.  Lauren enjoys participating in community events by bringing awareness to various conditions through exercise and fundraising! Lauren is also certified in LoveYourBrain Yoga for Traumatic Brain Injury survivors. When she is not working in the clinic Lauren is often traveling, cooking dinner, playing with her rescue puppy, Kinsley and participating in regular physical activity like yoga and Orange Theory Fitness. She has been an LSVT BIG Parkinson’s Clinician since 2013 and is extremely passionate about treating individuals with Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders. She is also a member of the Geriatric, Neurology and Vestibular Sections of the American Physical Therapy Association and was selected to present her research at the 2018 Combined Section Meeting in New Orleans.

She brings a wealth of knowledge and excitement to Touchstone Rehabilitation and enhances the lives of those living with neurological impairments through detailed patient education, patient empowerment and evidence-based research. We are thrilled to have her as a part of our team! 

 
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