Physical Therapist Assistant
Michael Abbas is a physical therapist assistant in Asheville, NC. He joined Pivot Physical Therapy in 2016, after working at Mountain Physical Therapy Inc., also in Asheville, for 8 years. Michael has experience working with a variety of orthopedic issues, especially shoulder related. He has a particular interest in core stability, efficient movement patterns, and body mechanics, and is certified in the Functional Movement Screen (FMS). Michael is a former licensed massage therapist and uses manual therapy when appropriate.
Michael earned a biology degree from Iowa State University, in 1993. He returned to school attending South College – Asheville for his PTA training in 2009, after many years being an outdoor educator.
Michael enjoys being active outside with his young family in the mountains of Western North Carolina.