Mike graduated with honors from Eastern Washington University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology. In 1992, he received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy.
He moved to Walla Walla in 1996 and became a partner at The Physical Therapy Center. In 1999, he became the sole owner of Walla Walla Physical Therapy and in 2008 founded Clark-Arias Physical Therapy with George Arias.
With over 25 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics, Mike has extensive training in manual therapy, functional exercise prescription, shoulder throwing programs, BacktoGolf, and much more.
Mike says his treatment philosophy is centered around functional exercises and manual therapy techniques. He particularly enjoys that his small-town practice gives him the ability to treat people of all ages and all walks of life. Within physical therapy, Mike’s special interests include: vestibular rehabilitation, sport specific rehabilitations, golf rehabilitation, and general orthopedics.
In his free time Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters, playing golf, basketball, and coaching.