Michael has over 20 years of clinical experience as a Research Physical Therapist, 15 of which have been spent as co-owner of Mullaney & Associates Physical Therapy. Michael received his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Notre Dame College in 2001 and his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2006 from Franklin Pierce University.
Prior to starting his own practice with his wife Christine, Michael began his career as a Research Physical Therapist at NISMAT. While there, Michael had the opportunity to publish multiple peer-reviewed research studies in the area of sports medicine, including several in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Michael’s professional achievements include the publication of the following: 40 abstracts for various medical conferences, 30 research articles, two book chapters, multiple non-peer reviewed articles, and the home study courses on “Rehab following a Bankart Repair”, and “Prevention of Sports Injuries.” Michael continues to present at medical conferences and sports medicine symposiums across the country. He is past Chairman for the Shoulder Special Interest Group and is currently the Section Programming Chair for the Academy of Sports Physical Therapy . Michael was the recipient of the 2015 “Outstanding Service Award” from the Sports Section of the American Physical Therapy Association for his dedication in research, service to the Sports Section and commitment to clinical excellence in sports physical therapy.
Michael is currently an adjunct professor at Rutger’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, where he teaches a Sports Physical Therapy course.
Today, Michael remains a research consultant for NISMAT and has a special interest in the treatment of the overhead athlete. He works tirelessly with local college, high school and youth baseball players.