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Michelle believes in empowering her patients with the tools they need for healing and performance. She focuses on identifying the biomechanical causes of her patients’ injuries, and uses a multifaceted approach to create a well-balanced treatment program.  Understanding that each patient has different needs for recovery, Michelle tailors her treatment to the individual.  With a strong background in competitive sports, she is familiar with helping her patients meet goals around their timeline for returning to sport, improving their biomechanics and increasing their sports performance.

Michelle was a competitive Division III college basketball and volleyball player. During college, Michelle began playing rugby and played for 14 years on local club teams as well as on regional all-star teams. She has been an active member of CrossFit since 2010. Since leaving rugby Michelle has turned her competitive interests to Mountain Biking and started participating in Enduro races in 2018.  Her other interests include trail running, snowboarding, hiking, and Gaelic football.

Michelle has a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and her BA in Biology, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA. She has pursued significant continuing education courses covering multiple manual therapy approaches including NAIOMT, IPA and Mulligan. She has also pursued numerous courses on biomechanics with a focus on gait, running and upper extremity sports as well as coaching certifications for CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting.

Michelle can be contacted directly at michelle@realrehab.com