Dr. Michaela, DPT
Michaela is a licensed physical therapist at Cornerstone Physical Therapy’s Columbus location, located inside the Zangmeister Cancer Center. She graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Dayton in 2021 and received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from THE Ohio State University in 2018.
While at UD Michaela worked on research regarding measuring limb volume in lymphedema patients. Her research team earned the APTA Oncology Section Student Research Award in 2021. She also completed an independent study regarding the effects of ASTYM on Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy.
Michaela has known she wanted to be a physical therapist since a young age. Her favorite part about being a physical therapist is creating a bond with patients and helping them get back to their previous level of function. When Michaela is not in the clinic she enjoys taking walks to the nearest ice cream shop with her dog, Ellie, and her husband, Bryan.