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Mike Adams

Michael Adams, MS, PTA, ATC, JSCC

  • MSc: Sports Medicine/Exercise Science, Chapman University, Orange, CA
  • BA: Physical Education/Athletic Training, Chapman University
  • Certified: Athletic Trainer, BOC; Strain/Counterstrain Practitioner, Jones Institute
  • Member: National Athletic Trainers Association, American College of Sports Medicine, Southwest American College of Sports Medicine

Mike is a native Californian and has lived in Orange since 1974. He is a graduate of Chapman University with a Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine and is a Certified Athletic Trainer.

Mike has an extensive background in physical therapy with a speciality in manual therapy. He is certified by the Jones Institute in the Osteopathic technique of Strain-Counterstrain, which is a technique used to decrease pain and dysfunction within the body. He is also an advanced myofascial release practitioner with over 10 years experience. Mike teaches Strain-Counterstrain in many of the local universities including Chapman University, La Verne University and Azuza Pacific University.

“My specialty is manual therapy. I am certified in a highly specialized technique known as strain/counterstrain. There are very few certified practitioners around (an estimated 100 practitioners nationwide), which makes it an exclusive club. I tend to get involved with patients who have complicated, hard-to-treat conditions and complex spinal issues. I enjoy helping people get better and helping them change their lives.”

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