Nathan S. Michels, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS


8300 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23235


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Nathan S. Michels, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Alliance Physical Therapy in Midlothian Turnpike / Richmond

Appointment Schedule By Call: 804-330-3860

Nate works for Alliance Physical Therapy in our Richmond locations. He is the clinic director of the Midlothian office and spends time in both Colonial Heights and Willow Lawn. He is a 2010 graduate of James Madison University with a Bachelors Degree in Health Sciences with a Health Studies concentration. Nate earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Old Dominion University in 2013 where he was inducted into the Alpha Eta National Honor Society for Allied Health by his faculty. After graduation Nate became a traveling physical therapist specializing in orthopaedics and gaining experience working in 7 different states across the country. In early 2015 he was recognized as a board certified specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. His clinical interests include work hardening, car accident injuries, functional movement screening, enhancing optimal sports performance, and comprehensive rehabilitation approaches breaking down integrated biomechanics. Nate prides himself in going above and beyond for each patient and individualizing their program. By individualizing the programs and staying away from cookie cutter approaches it promotes long term success by teaching the tools to maintain rehab progress once discharged. His overall goal is to get each patient back to doing what they love, whether that is picking up their grandchildren, driving to the grocery store, walking on the beach during the next family vacation, hiking the Shenandoah trails, returning to playing a round of golf, or maximizing an athlete’s performances to the next level.