About Michelle Porter, PT, MSPT, COMT
Michelle has been a physical therapist with Inova Physical Therapy Center since 2003, and has over 14 years of clinical experience. During her undergraduate years, she worked as a physical therapy aide in outpatient orthopedics, a personal trainer and high school cheerleading coach. She also served two years as a professional cheerleader/dancer for the Washington Football Team. After completing her degree, Michelle started working at Georgetown University Hospital with acute care and neurological patients. Michelle joined IPTC at the Herndon/Worldgate location from 2003-2007, specializing in aquatic therapy, orthopedics and manual therapy techniques. She transferred to Ashburn in 2007.
She continues to stay involved with inpatient care working at Inova Loudoun Hospital and teaching fitness classes for women. Michelle has completed multiple advanced education courses with Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars and the International Pain and Spine Institute. She has a special interest in mentorship, dancers, manual therapy, fitness, wellness, running injuries, prevention, sports medicine and working with youth athletes.
Michelle resides in Ashburn, Virginia, with her husband and three boys.