Morro Bay

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We believe we can do more together than we can alone. Our goal is to improve the lives of those we touch by applying current and effective treatment paradigms in a healthy, healing atmosphere, encouraging progress. We look forward to serving you!

Our Team

Michael WilliamsClinic Director - PT, MSPT, OCS, ATC, FAAOMPT

michael@slsportstherapy.com

Michael has extensive physical therapy experience varying from sports medicine to geriatric orthopedics. He obtained his Masters of Science in physical therapy in 1992 from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

In addition to becoming a certified athletic trainer from California State University at Long Beach, Michael completed an 18-month full-time residency in 1997 in Orthopedic Manual Therapy at the Gulf Coast Graduate School. He is a Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy and served as membership chairperson from 1997 to 1999. In June of 2002, Michael was granted board certification from the American Physical Therapy Association as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist.

Michael is very active outside of his clinic. He is currently a member of the Sports Medicine Team for the AVP professional volleyball tour, as well as, provides and facilitates Sports Medicine for Morro Bay High School. He is a member of the Morro Bay Rotary Club and serves on the fundraising committee for the Central Coast Golf Classic that raises funds for various local charities and scholarships for local high school youths. In addition, Michael regularly hosts clinics and provides community lectures on such subjects as diabetic peripheral neuropathy, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and more.

Education
Gulf Coast Graduate Physical Therapy Institute, Gulfport, Mississippi
Advanced Residency in Manual Physical Therapy, February 1997

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Master of Science in Physical Therapy, December 1992

California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California
Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Physical Education, May 1989; Minor in Physiology

Athletic Trainer, NATA Certified, February 1994

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Kevin ParkFront Office Manager

mboffice@slsportstherapy.com

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Wade NoltePT, DPT

wnolte@slsportstherapy.com

Wade was born and raised in Las Vegas, living there for most of his life before moving to the central coast. While at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Wade worked as a lifeguard on the Las Vegas strip while earning his Bachelors degree in Kinesiology.

In 2014, Wade received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Touro University Nevada. With an interest in orthopedics, Wade has worked in that setting since graduation and plans on starting an orthopedic residency program in the near future to further his knowledge in orthopedics and provide the best care for his patients as possible. Outside of his professional role, Wade enjoys rock climbing, backpacking, as well as spending time with his family on the central coast and southern California.

Education
Touro University Nevada
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2014

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, May 2010

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Nikki PosnickPT, DPT

nposnick@slsportstherapy.com

Nikki was born and raised in Northern California. She moved to the Central Coast to attend college at Cal Poly in 2009. She graduated in 2013 with her Bachelor in Kinesiology and a minor in Dance. From there, she continued her journey south to Los Angeles and in 2017 received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. Her areas of interest include vestibular and dance-based rehabilitation. Outside of her professional role, Nikki enjoys dancing, listening to music, reading a good book, and hanging out in the outdoors (especially the beach).

Education
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2017

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Bachelors of Science, Kinesiology with Dance Minor, December 2013

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D'Arcy HlavinPT, DPT, OCS

darcy.hlavin@movementforlife.com

D’Arcy was born and raised in a suburb of Cleveland, Berea, Ohio. She attended Baldwin-Wallace College in her hometown, where she competed in cross country and track and field and was a 3-time national qualifier. She graduated in 2010 with a double major in Pre-Physical Therapy and Exercise Science. After graduation, she moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to continue her education at Chatham University where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. 

D’Arcy’s professional interests include orthopedic, sports, and manual therapy. She completed an orthopedic residency program in 2015 with Team Movement for Life, and achieved Board Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 2017. Out of the clinic D’Arcy, accompanied by her sheepdog Gordy, enjoys running, rock climbing, hiking, camping, and road trips. She also enjoys face-timing and telling “dad jokes” with her parents and younger brothers, as they are spread apart across the country. In the future she would like to achieve further certifications in manual therapy, and incorporate her love of rock climbing and the outdoors into her professional practice.

Education
Chatham University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Doctor of Physical Therapy, December 2012

Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Physical Therapy and Exercise Science, June 2010
Minor: Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment, Biology

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