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Mike Chen

Mike Chen , PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Orthopedic Manual Therapist
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

Mike graduated from Texas Woman’s University in Dallas with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and joined the MTI Physical Therapy team in Issaquah in 2017. He completed the Orthopedic Manual Therapy Residency program through the Ola Grimsby Institute in 2019 and completed the Manual Therapy Fellowship training program in 2020.

Mike developed a strong appreciation for physical therapy as an Army officer, when he saw how physical therapists not only rehabilitate those suffering from injuries, but also enhanced performance and better prepared people for intense physical activities. Mike worked as a strength and conditioning coach before attending physical therapy school and is passionate about incorporating functional strength training when working with his patients to help them return to their activities and to enhance their performance.

In his free time, Mike enjoys road cycling, rock climbing, skiing/snowboarding and all the other outdoor adventures that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Education:

  • Manual Therapy Fellowship Training, Ola Grimsby Institute-Seattle, WA (2020)
  • Orthopedic Manual Therapy Residency Program, Ola Grimsby Institute-Seattle, WA (2019)
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Texas Woman’s University- Dallas, TX (2017)
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology, United States Military Academy-West Point, NY (2007)

Credentials:

  • PT- Physical Therapist
  • DPT- Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • OMT- Orthopedic Manual Therapist
  • FAAOMPT – Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy

Professional Affiliation:

  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    • Orthopedic Section
  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (AAOMPT)
  • Member of the Physical Therapy Association of Washingtion (PTWA)

Languages:

  • English
  • Conversational Mandarin Chinese

Offering eVisits / Telehealth Visits: Yes