Samantha Schuknecht

Samantha Schuknecht, PT, DPT, OMPT

Board-Certified: Michigan Board of Physical Therapy

Certified: Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Member: American Physical Therapy Association, Michigan Physical Therapy Association

Doctoral Degree: Physical Therapy, Wayne State University

Masters of Science: Human Movement: Exercise and Sport Psychology, A.T. Still University

Bachelors of Science: Athletic Training/Sports Medicine, Central Michigan University

About Samantha: “I believe in a patient centered approach to physical therapy, where the patient and physical therapist work on a plan to achieve the patient’s goals. I believe a mix of specialized manual therapy and exercise specific to the patient is the key to a successful recovery. I want to give patients tools to help manage their condition after our physical therapy session has ended so they can continue to achieve their goals. I treat each patient as an individual and love the connection I get to make with patients.”

Samantha has a background with experience in orthopedics, athletics, Samantha has a background with experience in orthopedics, athletics, neurological rehabilitation, inpatient, and acute care. She has worked with athletes in the Div. I and II, NJCAA collegiate and high school settings. Samantha is also an adjunct professor at A.T. Still University in their Kinesiology program and at Iowa Central Community College in their Coaching and Health programs. She continues to be involved with Wayne State University proctoring and guest lecturing in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.

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