Michael Racca, PT, MSPT, CEAS
Functional Manual Therapist & Director of In-Home Physical Therapy
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Post-surgical patients
- Spine injuries
- Joint replacement
Michael Racca is a Licensed Physical Therapist in New York and Connecticut with diverse clinical and management experience in hospital, in-home, and outpatient settings since beginning practice in 1999. He holds a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Miami School of Medicine, and has extensive experience working with patients of a wide variety of diagnoses to help them restore their full potential level of function. He has given community lectures on a variety of topics including back education, total joint replacements, injury prevention, posture, and sports performance. Mike has most recently specialized in treating the post-surgical orthopedic outpatient population and has helped many local students and nationally recognized athletes return to their prior level of competition following injury and surgery. He has worked directly with Orthopaedists, Podiatrists, Pulmonologists, Spine Surgeons, Pain Management Specialists and Primary Care Physicians to insure his patients have a reliable continuum of care.
Mike continues to complete and lab assist progressive continuing education focusing on manual therapy through The Institute of Physical Art and he is pursuing Certification in Functional Manual Therapy. He is also Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist through the Back School of Atlanta. Mike was formerly a volunteer coach for the West Point Junior Alpine Ski Team and is a Certified Professional Ski Instructor. He has completed 2 triathlons and is a recreational ski racer. Outside of work Mike enjoys fishing, hiking and spending time with his family.
- Master of Science in Physical Therapy from University of Miami School of Medicine
- Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist through the Back School of Atlanta
- Member of the American Physical Therapy Association