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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Michelle Schumacher, PT

Physical TherapistBone Program EvaluatorMcKenzie Practitioner
Michelle Schumacher, PT



About Michelle Schumacher, PT

Michelle is a staff Physical Therapist at the Inova Springfield clinic. She has more than 35 years of clinical experience across multiple venues to include: hospital inpatient, home health, assisted living and private practice. The focus of her clinical practice at Inova is in outpatient orthopedics, particularly patients with neck or lower back impairments, and favors the treatment techniques of Robin McKenzie, recognized for his understanding and treatment of spinal disorders. The goals of Michelle's treatment programs are to achieve patient's personal goals to allow them to function in all aspects of their lives.

Michelle graduated in 1984 from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy.  The focus of her continuing education is in advanced McKenzie techniques and strength and balance issues in senior citizens, with particular interest in fall prevention.  Michelle resides in Fairfax, Virginia, with her husband, and has two grown sons. In her free time, Michelle enjoys working in her yard, scrap booking, wineries, reading, and Jazzercise classes and is a huge Auburn Tigers fan.

Inova Physician Referral Services

Please make note of the following information.

This referral service is sponsored by Inova. Only physicians with appropriate medical staff privileges at an Inova affiliated hospital may participate. There is no charge or fee to you or for the participating physician for our service. Physician participation is voluntary.

Physician referrals will be based on your referral needs and preferences of location, specialty, and rotation availability of the physician.

The physicians on our referral panel are independent practitioners or physician employees. The independent practitioners are not employees, agents or representatives of Inova and are solely responsible for their provision of medical care to you.