University of Connecticut – BA Psychology
Nova Southeastern University – Doctor of Physical Therapy
Mike believes in the combined benefits of manual therapy and a patient-specific exercise program to achieve the best results. Patient education and understanding of the plan of care is the key to success, and he strives to make sure patients are well-informed and everyone’s on the same page. Mike practices with a multi-disciplinary approach, using the best of theory/philosophy for exercise prescription, and modalities tailored to each client.
With a strong background in psychology, Mike is able to fully understand chronic pain patients and the extent of what they’re feeling. Mike believes the mental component of chronic pain is just as vital as the physical component, and incorporates appropriate coping techniques in his treatment of patients.
INTERESTS AND HOBBIES
Mike enjoys anything pertaining to the outdoors. As someone who moved from Florida to Colorado for the mountains, he loves exploring nature and hiking whenever he can. During his schooling, Mike explored Texas, Georgia, California, and Sweden during his rotations. Beyond work, he loves to travel and is a big sports fan, particularly football and basketball.