Welcome New #HemoLife Athlete Dr. Mike
Dr. Mike is an incredible asset to our team as he battles severe Hemophilia A while strives to be a leader in the bleeding disorders community. After spending some time with him and taking part in his aquatics session he teaches for our community we knew that he had to be an official athlete on our team.
Dr. Mike leads by example and that's what makes him a perfect fit to grow the #HemoLife culture.
Welcome to the team Mike!
Severe Hemophilia A
Dr. Mike was born in Italy, grew up in Brooklyn, NY, and currently resides in Morganville, NJ. He received his doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA in December of 2014. Dr. Mike is currently leading our neurological department to treat various conditions including, but not limited to concussions, MS, stroke, and Parkinson's Disorder. Dr. Mike is attaining his vestibular certification to further improve complaints of dizziness, headaches, and all balance dysfunction. He prides himself on performing high level balance activities to include walking with eyes closed, uneven surfaces, and loves to incorporate boxing to further challenge his patients.
In addition to neurological treatment, Dr. Mike utilizes the Mulligan Concept to perform pain-free physical therapy that immediately improves function. He offers a personalized aquatic therapy program for indoor and outdoor pool settings. Dr. Mike has completed three half marathons in one year and offers running tips as well as gym strategies. In addition, he is a national speaker for the Hemophilia community, speaking to various groups in the bleeding disorder family.
During his free time, he enjoys hanging out with his family and two younger nephews, making his girlfriend happy, traveling and experiencing various cultures, and learning different languages. He is fluent in Russian and has a basic understanding of Spanish.
Find Dr. Mike:
Facebook: Michael Zolotnisky