Meet Dr. Michael Nelson
Dr. Nelson graduated from A.T. Sill University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2003. He is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Arizona and also Hawaii. Dr. Nelson is a proud Alumni of Arizona State University where he received a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science.
Michael holds certifications as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), Functional Movement Screen (FMS), and is a certified Rocktape Doc.
Dr. Nelson has completed training with the prestigious Athletes Performance, the Arizona Cardinals physical therapist Brett Fischer, the Indiana Pacers of the NBA, and with the United States Tennis Association sport science chair.
Over the last 20 years, Michael’s passion and expertise has been outpatient orthopedics and sports performance. His unique background allows him to fuse the fields of personal training and physical therapy.
In order to provide patients with true one on one private physical therapy, Dr. Nelson founded The Body Shop Physical Therapy in 2012. This boutique physical therapy practice brings back the black bag by allowing the patient to see a physical therapist one on one for physical therapy without the hassles of the typical outpatient group physical therapy setting.