Michael Pedersen, PTA, C-SP, PRC

Michael was born and raised in Hampton Roads. He graduated from South University with his Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant. At South University, he was class Vice President and Director of Communication and Community Outreach. He was awarded South University’s Leadership Award upon graduation. He was a part of the Nansemond River High School swim team coaching staff from 2012-2018, as well as the school’s Tennis Team coaching staff from 2014 – 2017. Michael was also a part of the coaching staff for the Tsunami summer league swim team from 2012-2021. He is an avid competitive Brazilian Jiujitsu practitioner and enjoys staying active. His physical therapy interests include chronic pain, migraine, and sports performance patients. Manual therapy and the Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) are his areas of advanced education and enjoyment. He is a certified myofascial decompression (cupping) therapist and is also a certified performance specialist through the Champion Physical Therapy program.