Mike Potkonyak, PT
Therapist at Bowmanville
Mike graduated with an honors degree in physiotherapy from Queen’s University in 2004, he has also completed his kinesiology degree in 1997 from Simon Fraser University and has an extensive background in exercise prescription, exercise therapy and personal training. Mike has taken a number of orthopedic and manual therapy courses and is working toward completing his Fellowship to the Canadian Academy of Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapy (FCAMPT). He has specialized in the assessment and treatment of the lumbar spine, neck, shoulder and sacroiliac joint. Mike is also trained in acupuncture and is certified by the Canadian Acupuncture Foundation.
While growing up out west in B.C. Mike is an avid skier and dog lover. He has been involved in competing in a number of sports at an elite/professional level, including both tennis and soccer. He has developed a special interest in biomechanics, muscle balance, joint stability and functional movement retraining in treating musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. Mike provides an evidence-based approach to his treatment sessions as well as implementing biomechanical solutions along with manual therapy, modalities and exercise. Working closely with his patients Mike will provide a client centered approach to help speed your recovery and assist you in avoiding further episodes of a similar nature in the future.