The ProCare Team Difference
ProCare Physical Therapy is a privately owned clinic providing the highest quality of care. We are a licensed team of professional Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and Speech Therapy, dedicated to helping people achieve their best. Our therapy team is one of the most experienced in the area and they are dedicated to providing a wide array of specialties. The ProCare Team treats patients with a ‘hands-on’ approach utilizing our extensive training in manual therapy, as well as providing instruction in self-care, independent exercise programs and body mechanics. Our goal is to use our professional expertise to rehabilitate patients to a level at which they can resume their desired activities.
ProCare Physical Therapy Mission Statement
Our Procare Physical Therapy Teams success depends on the quality of care provided to each and every patient. Our expert team is committed to providing safe, quality, and cost-effective care to all patients. We strive to help every patient maximize their potential and exceed their expectations. I hope you will give my team and I the opportunity to provide you with the best therapy possible.
Michael Trathen RPT, ATC, CGT
ProCare Physical Therapy Founder / Lead Physical Therapist
Michael’s path to becoming a Physical Therapist was paved through his experience in the US Military. Michael is a Veteran that served during the Desert Storm Era. He was introduced to Physical Therapy after he himself was injured while serving in the military. It was while going through extensive rehabilitation for his injuries that he developed a passion for this profession.
After being discharged, Michael embarked on his path to becoming a Physical Therapist. Michael attended Florida International University where he received his degree in Physical Therapy. His commitment to education led him to graduate from FIU with honors in 1998, where he received a degree in Physical Therapy. After graduation, Michael trained in a wide variety of settings and specialty rehabilitation services. He became proficient in treating Orthopedics, Sports injuries, Geriatrics, Spinal Chord Injuries, Neurological Disorders (such as CVA/Strokes and Parkinson), Outpatient Orthopedics, Brain injuries, Amputees and many other debilitating illnesses.
In 2000, Michael opened his first outpatient clinic (Professional Therapeutic Care Inc). As he built up his practice, he became a highly sought after therapist. In 2002, Michael started a volunteer project. This project brought medical professionals to the underprivileged areas throughout South Florida. His company brought doctors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and nurses to the less fortunate. Michael is dedicated to helping people live a more fulfilling life without pain or disease. He uses a unique, gentle and holistic therapeutic approach to help people get better, faster results. He has used his experience and knowledge to develop new treatment techniques and approaches to patient care.
In 2011, Michael opened ProCare Rehab and Wellness Inc. (AKA Procare Physical Therapy) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In 2015 he opened a Procare Physical Therapy center in Tamarac, Florida.