Michael M. Reinold, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS is considered a leader in the field of sports medicine, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement. As a physical therapist, athletic trainer, and certified strength and conditioning specialist, Mike uses his background in sport biomechanics, movement quality, and muscles imbalances to specialize in all aspects of human performance. He has worked extensively with a variety of professional athletes with emphasis on the care of throwing injuries in baseball players.
Mike Reinold had worked for Boston Red Sox for many years. He focuses on keeping pitchers healthy and rehabilitating players back to peak performance. Prior to the Red Sox, Mike was formerly the Facility Director of Champion Sports Medicine and the Coordinator of Rehabilitative Research & Clinical Education at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL.
Mike has been featured in several local and national publications such as Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News, ESPN, Men’s Health Magazine, Fast Company Magazine, The Boston Globe, and The Boston Herald and has been recognized for his contributions to the field of sports medicine and performance as well as his programs from caring for overhead athletes.
Mike Reinold received his B.S. in physical therapy from Northeastern University and his Doctorate in physical therapy from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, both in Boston, MA. He is board certified clinical specialist in sports physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He also graduated from the postprofessional sports physical therapy fellowship program of the American Sports Medicine Institute, in Birmingham, AL, under the direction of Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, James R. Andrews, MD, and Glenn S. Fleisig, PhD.
In addition to his clinical work, he has made significant academic contributions in the form of laboratory research, biomechanical research, and clinical education, teaching thousands of individuals worldwide.
Mike has published over 50 journal articles and book chapters in such prestigious publications such as AJSM and JOSPT. Mike serves on the International Review Board of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies and Physical Therapy in Sport, and the review boards of several other journals. He recently guest edited a special issue of JOSPT on articular cartilage and meniscal lesions of the knee. He was also an associate editor of Sports Medicine and Performance Magazine.
In addition to his journal publications, Mike has also edited several books including The Athlete’s Shoulder, Conditioning Programs for Baseball Pitchers, Preventative and Rehabilitative Exercises for the Upper Extremity, and Preventative and Rehabilitative Exercise for the Lower Extremity.
He has several best-selling educational products available including his rehabilitation protocols, clinical examination, and treatment technique DVDs with Kevin Wilk from the Advanced Continuing Education Institute (AdvancedCEU.com) as well as Optimal Shoulder Performance (ShoulderPerformance.com) and Functional Stability Training for the Core (FunctionalStability.com) with Eric Cressey. He has hosts several of his lectures online at RehabWebinars.com and has a 7-week online mentorship program on evidence based evaluation and treatment of the shoulder at ShoulderSeminar.com, which has been applauded by the sports medicine and performance community.
Mike is also actively speaking at various seminars and national meetings including past presentations at the annual APTA, NATA, and ACSM conferences and an invited lecture at Harvard University. He has served as a rehabilitation consultant and advisory board member for several companies such as Genzyme Biosurgery, TRX, AlterG, and Empi. He is active in his professional societies including the American Physical Therapy Association, National Athletic Trainers Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society, ICCUS Society, and the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society. Mike has been awarded the 2004 New Horizons award and the 2002 Excellence in Research award by the Sport Physical Therapy Section of the APTA.