Dr. Michael Reinhardt, DPT
Performance Physical Therapist
Born and raised in Rochester, New York, Mike was involved in a broad array of sports - football, crew, and competitive tournament paintball while growing up budded his passion for strength sports and performance training. Mike earned his B.S in Exercise Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University at Buffalo. Throughout his clinical experiences, he received mentorship and clinical expertise from a wide assortment of performance-minded health professionals. Mike was the first clinical PT student at Rehab 2 Perform’s Germantown location prior to his final internship at IFAST Physical Therapy.
With over 7 years of experience as a strength and conditioning coach, Mike has worked with a diverse population of athletes and active individuals in the upstate NY area. He has been fortunate to work with soccer, football, volleyball, CrossFit, powerlifting, baseball, and weightlifting athletes from both a performance and rehabilitative perspective. Mike has competed in Olympic Style weightlifting for the last five years and remains heavily involved in numerous weightlifting and strength sport communities. He enjoys the beautiful complexity of the sport of weightlifting – a perfect blend of speed, strength, power, mobility, and coordination required to perform the snatch and clean and jerk at maximal potential.
Mike has an intense passion for integrating knowledge from the field of strength and conditioning along with understanding the intricacies of human biomechanics, physiology, neurology, and physics necessary to realize an individual’s performance potential. He enjoys the art of blending these integral aspects into a progressive plan geared towards achieving an individual’s desired performance and health related goals.