Mike Dee, P.T., S.C.S.
Mike Dee is the co-founder of Dee Physical Therapy with his wife. He is a graduate of the SUNY Upstate Medical Center School of Allied Health Sciences, receiving a Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy in 1986. He oversees the operations of Dee PT while keeping a clinical schedule.
Mike started his career in Manhattan, NY interning at The NYU Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation and Cornell University: New York Hospital. He held positions at Roosevelt Hospital and Sports Training Institute where he was Assistant Director of Sports Physical Therapy. He moved to Vermont in 1988 where he worked at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont before opening his orthopedic and sports physical therapy private practice on San Remo drive in South Burlington.
Professional development has been the focus of Mike’s career as he specializes in the treatment of orthopedic and sports-related diagnoses. He is an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) and has held certifications as a: Pedorthist (C-Ped), Personal Trainer (CPT) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
“Listening to the client, performing a detailed evaluation, applying manual therapy techniques, exercises, and education helps each client achieve their goals” is how Mike describes his approach to his clinical care.
Mike grew up as a competitive swimmer and runner and continues to enjoy bike riding, Nordic skiing, and outdoor activities. His volunteer community experience includes: Past President of Charlotte Little League, Cub Master Pack 615 Cub Scouts, Charlotte Volunteer Firefighter I, Past President of the Board: Vermont City Marathon, and Past President of the Board: Vermont Chapter of US Lacrosse. Mike was also Co-owner and physical therapist for the Vermont Voyageurs, a men’s box lacrosse team that played in the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League. Mike has been the volunteer Sports PT for the Chittenden County South, Buccaneers, a youth football organization, since it’s inception.