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. Julieann Berg, PT, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist

Julieann received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University in 2017. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Dance from Temple University. Her clinical experience includes treating pediatric patients (birth to adolescence) and dancer athletes with orthopedic and overuse injuries.

Julieann has a budding instagram presence where she enjoys creating educational content for dancers about cross-training, injury prevention, and proper technique (@phillydancephysio). She also offers injury prevention workshops to dance teams and organizations throughout the Philadelphia area. Julieann is a lifelong dancer with over 20 years of training in ballet, modern, contemporary, and jazz. She currently trains with a professional ladies salsa team in New York City. When she isn’t treating patients or dancing, Julieann enjoys yoga, weight lifting, cooking vegetarian meals, traveling, and caring for her houseplants.