Movement is Life!

Miguel Gonzalez

For over a decade, Miguel Gonzalez, PTA, has been an integral part of the Medical Center’s Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Department. His leadership role as the department supervisor is underscored by his calming and confident demeanor, coupled with a profound understanding derived from more than two decades of clinical and leadership experience. His mission is clear: to provide patients with precisely what is needed to restore optimal movement.

Miguel’s philosophy is encapsulated in his mantra, “Movement is Life — let’s get you back to playing the sports you love,” a sentiment he frequently shares with his patients.
Beyond his role as a supervisor, Miguel has played a pivotal role in the success of the Physical Therapy department. Certified in the Graston Technique, a leading soft tissue therapy endorsed by professional sports teams in the NFL, NBA, and MLB, Miguel aligns the department with the latest and most effective therapeutic methodologies. His Magna Cum Laude Bachelor’s degree from Florida International University attests to his dedication to academic excellence.

Before joining the Medical Center, Miguel Gonzalez helped manage Homestead Physical Therapy for five years, overseeing PT and PTA employees and supervising students from esteemed universities such as FIU, Nova Southeastern, and Kaiser. Recognizing the evolving landscape of pain management, Miguel emphasizes the importance of physical therapy beyond injury treatment, advocating for improved quality of life through specialized programs.

“We’re witnessing a growing trend in recognizing the importance of overcoming pain without the use of medication,” Miguel asserts. “Physical therapy isn’t just for treating injuries or post-operative care — it’s a pathway to enhancing your quality of life by gaining and maintaining movement through our specialty programs.”

The Physical Therapy Department, under Miguel’s leadership, welcomes individuals to take a tour and schedule consultations with their team of dedicated professionals. Experience the transformative approach that Miguel Gonzalez, ATC, PTA, CSCS, CKTP, GTS, Cert. DN, brings to the realm of physical therapy, as he continues to make significant strides in advancing patient care and rehabilitation.

We welcome you to take a tour of the Physical Therapy Department and schedule a consult with one of our professional therapists.