PT, BSc., MPT, FCAMPT
Mike has worked in the health and wellness field for the past 20 years. Over this time, he has recognized the importance of developing a strong therapeutic alliance with his patients to enable them to achieve their best possible result. Mike uses an evidence-based approach to treatment that includes the use of therapeutic exercise, manual therapy and education to assist patients with their goals.
Mike initially completed a Diploma in the Fitness & Lifestyle Management program at George Brown College in 1999. He followed this, completing his Bachelors of Science degree at Trent University in 2001. He spent 5 years working both as a trainer, as well as a rehab therapist for individuals with acquired brain injury. In 2006, Mike completed his Masters of Physical Therapy at D’Youville College, in Buffalo, NY. Mike has worked in Peterborough for the past 13 years in an orthopedic setting. In 2013, he completed his Advanced Diploma of Manual Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT).
Throughout his career, Mike has remained committed to continuing education. He has completed course work in a number of areas including Acupuncture and Dry Needling, Management of Acute Concussion & Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome (R2P Concussion Management), New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries (The Running Clinic), and Lynn Watson’s “the shoulder course”. Since 2018, Mike has served on the executive of the Kawartha District of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association as president. Over this time he has helped to coordinate a number of activities, and opportunities for ongoing education for the physiotherapists of the Kawartha district.
When not at work, Mike enjoys remaining active by running, cycling, Nordic skiing and keeping up with his two active children.