Michael Stratton, DSc, PT, ATC, MA

Michael Stratton, DSc (Doctor of Sports and Sciences), PT, ATC, MA, is the owner of Stratton Sports Medicine. Mike specializes in orthopedic and sports injuries, patient care and rehab for pediatric, adult and the geriatric population. His specialties include neck, shoulder, elbow, hip and knee foot and ankle. He is also interested in sports performance enhancement with an emphasis in rodeo, track, golf, tennis, and many other sports.

He travels with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) working with the Justin Sports Medicine team. Michael has worked with the Arizona Rattlers, a professional arena football team. Michael has worked at the Olympics Training Center in San Diego with Olympic Soccer team and with the Track and field Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon. He works with numerous individual athletes from junior high school, high school, collegiate and the professional level. He also donates his professional skills to the local athletic programs in various junior high and high schools.
Mike is also the author of Ultimate Careers in Sports Medicine, the definitive guide to selecting and training for a career as a Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer or Physical Therapy Assistant. His article “The Efficacy of Low-Frequency Electrical Stimulation in the Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis” was published in the December 2009 issue of the Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association. He has given numerous lectures in the field of Sports Medicine and is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA).

Mike has received his certification in Athletic Training, a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy and a Master of Arts Degree, with an emphasis in Biomechanics, at Northern Arizona University in 1988, and most recently completed his DSc from Rocky Mountain University in Utah.