C. Michael Ellis, MSPT, ATCMike, a native of Phenix City, completed his undergraduate work at Troy University and received his physical therapy degree from UAB. Since completing his education, Mike has spent over 25 years building relationships with both patients and physicians to provide comprehensive outpatient physical therapy in the central Alabama area. In addition, he has also spent time servicing the sports medicine market – providing aggressive physical therapy and sports performance training to better serve all athletic levels. In the fall of 2009, Mike began ProImpact Physical Therapy and Sports Performance. The goal of this locally owned and managed company is to provide customer service focusing on progressive outpatient physical therapy with an emphasis on individual needs, aggressive industrial rehabilitation with an emphasis on “complete case closure” and complete sports medicine, which addresses the needs of the individual athletes, musculoskeletal evaluations, referral assistance, and patient/client education with an emphasis on prevention.
Mike’s educational training & work experience has had a focus on lower & upper extremity – primarily knee & shoulder. The majority of Mike’s background came from his early days at Hughston Clinic in Columbus, GA, Birmingham, AL, with UAB, St. Vincent medical, and most recently with local medical providers in Central Alabama. Mike spent approximately 20 years with Rehab Associates before branching out on his own in 2009.
For over 25 years, Mike has had a relationship with both Huntingdon College Athletic Department as well as Faulkner University. He serves as Director of Sports Medicine for both universities as well as an adjunct professor teaching classes such as kinesiology, extremity evaluation, etc.
Mike and his family are active members of First Baptist Church, where he teaches 7th grade Sunday school. Also, he helps to organize both construction and medical missions to Haiti. In Mike’s spare time, he is an avid bow and turkey hunter.