Rachel Small, PT
Rachel is a physical therapist and joined the staff at Armor Physical Therapy in April 2015. She graduated in 2012 from the Central Michigan University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Rachel is also certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment (McKenzie Technique).
Rachel decided to pursue a career in physical therapy while rehabbing from an ACL reconstruction following a soccer injury as a senior in high school. She went on to play collegiate soccer at Alma College. Throughout her career, Rachel has had the opportunity to work with the lifespan of patients, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Her passion is sports medicine and working with athletes of all levels from weekend warriors to collegiate athletes.
Rachel is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Michigan Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Physical Therapy Section, and Sports Physical Therapy Section. Rachel has been a clinical instructor for a number of physical therapy, physical therapy assistant, athletic training, and exercise science students. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs as well as hiking, paddle boarding, and traveling.