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Oak Ridge Physical Therapy helps people in our community improve their personal health and quickly return to activities following orthopaedic or sports injuries. Our environment is God honoring, professional, positive and progressive.

Our Story

Oak Ridge Physical Therapy will celebrate 10th anniversary in October 2018!   WHOA!!

From the time the first patient walked through the door in October 2008, GOD has blessed Oak Ridge Physical Therapy.  Early in 2008, Andy Michels, with the encouragement of his family and much prayer, decided to take the plunge and launch his own independent physical therapist owned practice.  Andy began this outpatient orthopaedic and sports physical therapy facility after working 16 years with physicians at Greensboro Orthopaedics and two years treating Division I athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Oak Ridge Physical Therapy has earned the respect of the community and the surrounding area and is the trusted go-to local source for rehabilitation. In the last 9 years, Oak Ridge Physical Therapy has treated over 4000 patients referred by over 450 medical providers.   Patients are referred by physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, as well as, patients who come directly with no referral.  Oak Ridge Physical Therapy staff has treated athletes and students from Northwest Guilford, Northern Guilford, McMichael, Grimsley, and South Stokes High Schools, as well as the Oak Ridge Military Academy.

Located in a beautiful and growing region of Guilford County, North Carolina, Oak Ridge Physical Therapy provides a convenient location for residents to access this important allied healthcare profession.  The staff is dedicated to serving the needs of patients with acute or chronic orthopaedic, sports related conditions, industrial injuries or walking and balance problems.  Physical therapy trigger point dry needling, lymphedema, Sports injury prevention and post-rehab transition exercise services are also provided.

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Oak Ridge Physical Therapy

October 2008

Oak Ridge Physical Therapy opens our doors to our first patients

October 2013

Oak Ridge Physical Therapy celebrates 5 years of patient care

October 2016

ORPT hosts an open house to celebrate our patients, staff and community