Michael Root


Michael graduated from Widner University with this Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2012.  He worked for 3 years in the Philadelphia area honing his skills in a variety of treatment areas and in taking extensive continuing education courses focusing on manual therapy and exercise prescription. Through his education, he has learned advanced techniques including instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization/manipulation, and a variety of taping techniques. Michael has a deep passion for this patients and strives to provide the commitment needed to get this patients through any impairment.

Clinical Interests: Manual therapy including joint mobilization/manipulation, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. Michael enjoys working with people on return to sports, running and work; balance and vestibular issues; TMJ dysfunction; post concussive management; and offers ergonomic consulting services.

Personal Interests: Spending time outdoors, camping, hiking, bicycling, and enjoying live music.



“I had my last visit this morning. The office has some of the best people ever. A great big Thank you to Michael Root. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who needs physical therapy. Thanks.”

Russell Burrell

“I have nothing but positive feelings for my treatments at MPT. It is professional with excellent, practical solutions with a friendly atmosphere. Communication throughout was as good as it could be. If it is possible to look forward to coming to physical therapy that is what I have done.”

Eric Lapp

“Thank you for all your help. All the exercises are very helpful. All the therapists and care here is great. Everyone listens to what you need. Thanks to Mike for the help of improvement. Very appreciative.” 

Tisha Clements

“Michael Root was very attentive and knowledgeable. I think he is a real credit to the PT profession. Based on my experience with his quality of work, I would not hesitate to recommend Mountain PT to my family and friends.”

Haywood Hilier