About Us

Meet Our Staff

Dr. Michelle Friedman, PT, DPT, CAPP-Pelvic, RYT-200

Clinical Director/Owner

Michelle is the owner of Atlantic Physical Therapy. She graduated Drexel University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2007 with a concentration in orthopedics and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The George Washington University. She founded Atlantic Physical Therapy in 2015 with a mission to provide high quality holistic care.

Michelle has experience in inpatient settings, outpatient settings, and clinical instruction. She holds certifications in the Graston Technique, the Aligned Flow Yoga Method, and the CAPP certification in pelvic floor physical therapy through the Women’s Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. She is interested in integrating a holistic approach to rehabilitating her patients which includes yoga, dietary, and lifestyle changes.

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Dr. Elizabeth Hannegan, PT, DPT

Assistant Clinical Director

Elizabeth is the Assistant Clinical Director and Clinical Internship Director. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2013 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology-Allied Health and a minor in Psychology from Elizabethtown College.

Elizabeth has primarily worked as a manual-based outpatient orthopedic physical therapist but has experience in pediatric and inpatient settings. She is certified in the Graston Technique. Elizabeth has completed the Herman and Wallace Institute’s pelvic floor series focusing on men and women’s pelvic floor dysfunction. She has also sought additional training for female athletes  and oncology patients with respect to the pelvic floor. Elizabeth’s goal as your physical therapy is to help you develop the tools to achieve your goals through a holistic and personalized approach.

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