Michael S. Rose, PT, DPT, TPI-CGFI received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Bachelors of Arts in Biology, and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. Through his clinical residencies, Michael has worked in numerous out-patient physical therapy practices and pediatric clinics as well as working at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center with patients suffering from spinal cord injury and California Medical Center working with patients following motor vehicle accidents, gunshot wounds, various surgeries and other acute trauma.
Michael has also been an avid golfer his entire life and after several years of practicing as a full-time physical therapist at BACK 2 HEALTH PHYSICAL THERAPY, decided that he could better help his patients with a desire to return to golf, or play pain-free golf, by becoming a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor. Michael completed a course offered by the Titleist Performance Institute and was TPI certified in January 2013. He is now better equipped to examine a golf swing for various swing faults, perform a functional screen for possible limitations, and prescribe various exercises and manual therapy treatments to improve those limitations.
Additionally, Michael has worked with collegiate athletes as an Athletic Trainer for the USC Men's Basketball team, as well as with teenagers in the NBA All-Star Jam Session Invitational and women in the Lingerie Football League. Michael has also worked as a Patient Liaison for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, were he was responsible for speaking with pancreatic cancer patients and providing them with information ranging from diet and nutrition and pain management to end-of-life care.