Michael J. Workman PT, C/NDT graduated from The State University of New York, Stony Brook in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. After clinical training with United Cerebral Palsy and NYU’s Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation, he accepted a physical therapy position with the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.
During his time at Mount Sinai, Michael completed his degree at the University of Utah on a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, graduating in 1994. In the summer of 1995, he was certified in Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Treatment in Queensland, Australia. Upon his return to New York City, Michael accepted a position with the New York City Board of Education and began practicing pediatrics full-time at Public School 380 in Brooklyn. In 1996, he returned part-time to Mount Sinai Medical Center to help re-establish their outpatient pediatric physical therapy service. After his marriage in 1997, he and his wife Sue, also a physical therapist, relocated to Utah. Together they founded Professional Therapies in 1999.
In 2001, Michael received his Neuro-developmental Treatment Certification in "The Treatment of the Baby" and has assisted with several courses as a practicum instructor. He has also been involved in clinical instruction for the University of Utah Physical Therapy Program. He currently provides physical therapy services for Spina Bifida Clinic at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City as well as therapy services for Prader-Willi Clinic for the State of Utah. In 2012 Michael began working with children diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy for the Pediatric Motor Disorders Research Program through The University of Utah. Michael has over 21 years of experience working in early intervention programs (birth to 3 years old) and with children of all ages. Michael serves as the President and Co-owner of The Bamboo Brace Inc.
Sue Workman PT, MA received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1991 from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY. Upon graduation she moved to New York City and enjoyed a wide range of physical therapy experience in both the private practice sector and teaching hospitals. While working full time at the Veterans Administration Medical Center from 1991-1994 she completed a Master of Arts in Applied Physiology from Columbia University. In 1991 she also had the pleasure of teaching Gross Anatomy Lab as an adjunct professor for Ithaca College’s physical therapy program in the Bronx, NY.
In 1994 she accepted a position at Mount Sinai Medical Center where she met her husband Michael. Throughout the years Sue has attended many specialized continuing education courses on wide-ranging physical therapy techniques and is certified in Cranio-Sacral Therapy.
In 1997 after moving to Salt Lake City, Utah she accepted a position at Shriners Hospital for Children where she worked full-time through 1999. Sue has worked in adult and pediatric homecare settings for many years and currently treats patients in both geriatric rehabilitation as well as providing pediatric Physical therapy services for a local School District. Sue is currently the Vice President and Co-owner of The Bamboo Brace Inc. where she strives to provide the highest quality elbow bracing products along with outstanding customer service.