michael schlude, PT, MPT
Facility Director / Physical Therapist
“I believe that physical therapists and patients need to work together in order to effectively return a patient to their prior level of functioning. I strive to learn daily from my patients and also by attending continuing education classes. I am absolutely committed to clinical excellence by providing the highest care possible in the most efficient manner.”
Michael joined the PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services, Inc. team in December 2008 and currently acts as Facility Director and treating physical therapist for the Kingston facility. His expertise lies in the treatment of orthopedic, pre-/post-operative, spinal and chronic pain conditions as well as sport and work-related injuries. Outside of the office, he enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. Michael resides in Mountain Top with his wife, Stephanie; sons, Christopher and Kevin; and a daughter, Maren.
Continuing Education Experience
Advanced Pain Assessment, Medical Screening & Biomechanical Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapist
The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, Parts D & E
Comprehensive Examination and Treatment of Shoulder Disorders – What Are You Missing?
BPPV – Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies
Kinesiology Taping & Movement Assessment Strategies
Shoulder and Elbow Injuries and Rehabilitation Training
Kinesiology Taping and Manual Therapy
Ethics in Physical Therapy
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
MT-1: Essential Peripheral Seminar
MT-2: Basic Spinal Seminar
The Interactive Shoulder Algorithm
Being in Balance – Sessions on Uses of Theraballs
APTA Reimbursement and HIPAA
Shoulder and Elbow Update
Advanced Manual Mobilization for Rehabilitation of the Ankle
McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment Parts A – D
Medical Screening in Physical Therapy Practice
Maitland MT-2 Basic Spinal & BPPV-Differential & TX Strategies
- Duquesne University | Master of Physical Therapy, 2000
- Duquesne University | Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, 1999
- Certified McKenzie Method®of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® Clinician
- American Physical Therapy Association
- Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association
Welcome to Kingston
At PHOENIX, we believe you deserve to live an active, pain-free life That’s why we’re committed to providing rehabilitative care that is effective, purposeful and cost-efficient.
By combing patient education with highly personalized care and treatment plans, we help you feel like you again. Our highly trained staff is entirely focused on you and your wellness. You can expect high-quality care in a professional health care environment from start to finish.
Prevent and treat your injuries at our Kingston locations with our Physical Therapy, Occupational Health Rehabilitation, and Occupational Therapy services.
We are conveniently located one block West of Kirby and the 109th Field Artillery Armory in the Koral Building. Free parking is available in the main parking lot adjacent to the building.View Location