Graduated from Elon University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2018. Combined passions for sports rehabilitation and coaching youth volleyball merged when Michelle helped open Trinity Wellness Center's new satellite clinic at Wake Competition Center inside Triangle Volleyball Club, where she leads all physical therapy services and is a team coach. Michelle's hands-on treatment approach integrates dry needling, cupping, injury risk assessments, return to sport testing and more. As the Injury Prevention Coordinator at Triangle Volleyball Club, she utilizes her certifications in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA™) and Functional Movement Screen (FMS™ ) Level 1 and 2 to organize and oversee all annual FMS™ evaluations and initiatives for Triangle Volleyball Club’s student-athletes. Michelle specializes in treating overhead athletes with shoulder pain, low back pain and lower body sprains and strains. She is also one of Triangle's PowerCore 360® certified instructors, a proprietary hitting curriculum which focuses on improving arm swing and approach mechanics to attack harder and more safely.
2018, Elon University, Doctor of Physical Therapy
2014, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Exercise Sport Science and Psychology
2020, SFMA, Functional Movement Systems
2020, FMSC, Functional Movement Systems
2020, Integrative Dry Needling Foundational Course, IDN