Michael Nelson

Owner, The Body Shop Physical Therapy, PLLC

Michael Nelson is a licensed physical therapist specializing in the treatment of orthopedic injuries and sports medicine.  His clinical background is in the areas of the shoulder, knee, hip, and spine.  Michael graduated from A.T. Still University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2003.  He attended Arizona State University for his undergraduate studies where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science.  He has over 15 years experience providing physical therapy, personal training, and sports performance training.

In 2012, Michael founded The Body Shop Physical Therapy.  The mission is to provide patients with innovative, progressive, and most importantly effective physical therapy in a private one on one treatment setting.


Credentials: PT, DPT, CSCS, CES, PES, FMT

2003, A.T. Still University, Doctor of Physical Therapy

1997 Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science

Integrative Dry Needling Foundation Course

Licensed Physical Therapist in Arizona and Hawaii

FMT, Fascial Movement Taping, Certified Rock Doc

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, NSCA

Performance Enhancement Specialist, NASM

Corrective Exercise Specialist, NASM

FMS-Functional Movement Screen Certified


18501 N. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255