Dr.Michael Falk PT, DPT, ATC, LAT, CSCS, TPI-M3

Michael's passion for sports medicine, rehabilitation and maximizing human performance led him to found Kinetic Sports Medicine and Performance to provide better care to athletes. He started his career as a member of the athletic training staff for the Green Bay Packers. As Michael wanted to expand his knowledge and expertise, he completed his physical therapy degree at Marquette University.  Post-graduation, Michael worked as a physical therapist serving elite athletes at Laurus Athletic Rehab and Performance in Minneapolis.    

Throughout his career, Michael has successfully cared for a wide range of athletes representing the NFL, NBA, MLS, MLB and MILB in addition to NCAA DI, DII and DIII athletes.  He also has experience working with high school and recreational athletes to help them reach their goals.  Michael has extensive experience in injury recovery and has worked to train athletes to prevent injury.  He has a special interest in ACL, shoulder and hip rehabilitation, rehabilitation of muscle and tendon injuries, return-to-sport testing, and golf rehabilitation.

In addition to being a clinician, Michael is also an educator having taught in the Athletic Training Program at Marquette University, and presented at both the National Athletic Training Associations annual clinical Symposium and the Great Lake Athletic training symposium.  He loves working with students and helping mentor the next generation of clinicians. And Michael is a husband and father and looks forward to getting his son involved in athletics! 

Education:

  • Marquette University: BS, Athletic Training

  • Marquette University: Doctor of Physical Therapy

Professional Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed Physical Therapist

    • Minnesota​

    • Wisconsin

  • Licensed Athletic Trainer​

    • Wisconsin​

  • Registered Athletic Trainer​

    • Minnesota​

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist​

  • Level 3 Medical Practitioner

    • Titleist Performance Institute​

  • Certified Speed and Agility Coach 

  • Dry Needling Certified: 

    • Structure and Function Education​

Professional Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association

    • Orthopedic Section​

    • Sports Section

    • Private Practice Section

  • National Athletic Trainers Association​

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association

Professional Accomplishments:

  • ​Mary Pat Murray Award Recipient for scholarship, academic achievement and future contributions to the profession

  • Presenter at National Athletic Trainers Association Clinical Symposium, 2013

  • Presenter at Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Meeting, 2014