Michael J. Workman PT, C/NDT President
Michael J. Workman PT, C/NDT graduated from The State University of New York, Stony Brook in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. After clinical training with United Cerebral Palsy and NYU’s Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation, he accepted a physical therapy position with the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. While at Mount Sinai, Michael also completed his degree at the University of Utah on a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology in 1994.
In 1995, Michael was certified in Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Treatment and began working for The New York City Board of Education and private outpatient pediatrics. After his marriage to Sue in 1997 (also a physical therapist), they relocated to Utah and together founded Professional Therapies. In 2001, Michael was certified Neuro-developmental Baby Treatment and has taken numerous additional physical therapy continuing education coursework.
In addition to private pediatric practice, Michael has mentored many physical therapy students and routinely provides clinical consultations for specialty clinics including those for Spina Bifida, Prader-Willi syndrome, children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and children with rare trisomy’s.
Michael is the president and primary developer of The Bamboo Brace, borne out of his desire to assist small children in transitioning upward from the floor toward standing and walking. He teams closely with Sue as they strive to provide children and adults with high quality therapeutic products and unsurpassed customer service.
Sue Workman PT, MA Vice President
Sue Workman PT, MA received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1991 from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY. Upon graduation she moved to New York City and enjoyed a wide range of physical therapy experience in both the private practice sector and teaching hospitals working in acute care, outpatient and rehab. While working full time at the Veterans Administration Medical Center from 1991-1994 she completed a Master of Arts in Applied Physiology from Columbia University. In 1994 she accepted a position at Mount Sinai Medical Center where she met her husband Michael. Throughout the years Sue has attended many specialized continuing education courses on wide-ranging physical therapy techniques and is certified in CranioSacral Therapy.
In 1997 after moving to Salt Lake City, Utah she accepted a position at Shriners Hospital for Children working full time with pediatrics. Since having four children of her own, Sue maintained working in adult and pediatric homecare settings for many years and currently is focused on providing school-based physical therapy services to multiple school districts and charter schools within Utah. Sue is currently the Vice President and Co-owner of The Bamboo Brace Inc. where she strives to provide the highest quality elbow bracing products along with outstanding customer service.