Michaela graduated from Ithaca College in 2016 with her BA in Clinical health studies. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2018 from Ithaca College as well. During her time at Ithaca she ran on the cross-country and track and field teams, she later became a graduate assistant coach for both teams while finishing her Doctorate.
Michaela began her career in Eugene, OR where she completed a 2 year residency program focused on orthopedics and manual therapy through NAIOMT. Following the residency program she received her Certification in Manual Physical Therapy (CMPT) and became a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). During this time she also received training to become a pelvic health therapist and has since completed extensive course-work regarding urinary incontinence, diastasis, prolapse, pregnancy and postpartum, pelvic pain and more.
Michaela specializes in working with women during their pre and postnatal changes as well as orthopaedic conditions for women across their lifespan. She has integrated manual techniques, exercise and education as the foundation of her treatment style. Michaela enjoys working with athletes of all ages and helping people continue to move and succeed in whatever aspects of life they are passionate about.
Michaela continues to enjoy running, hiking and various types of strength training during her free time. Originally from Lebanon, Michaela has returned to the Upper Valley with her husband and their 11 year old Husky.
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