Physical and Occupational Therapists are essential in flattening the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic. They play a key role in keeping people they can help out of the doctor's offices and ER's. This will not only free up the medical teams to treat those impacted by COVID-19, but also limit the exposure of those seeking the care of the therapists.

Michelle Rutherford, DPT

Michelle has been practicing with her doctorate of Physical Therapy since graduating from University of Pacific's DPT program, class of 2011.

She has enjoyed working in orthopedic & industrial outpatient settings, but has also practiced in acute setting in the hospital & home health physical therapy.

Nearly 5 years ago, she became a credentialed Clinical Instructor to aid in the growth & development of the profession. Through schooling and immersion, she has moderate Spanish-speaking abilities.

Outside of the clinic, Michelle's always exploring new ways to enjoy time with her family: dog-friendly travels & outdoor adventures.

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