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 our 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 experience in a manual-based outpatient setting treating orthopedic and neurologic conditions, post-surgeries as well as auto, athletic and work related injuries. Through the Herman and Wallace Institute, Elizabeth has been trained in treating Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in women and men. She hopes to utilize her unique skill and holistic approach to treatment to met her patients’ goals and improve their quality of life.

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