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Michael Tollan PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT

Puyallup Clinic , Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Manager- Puyallup, Physical Therapist

Michael Tollan, PT, OSC, COMT, FAAOMPT

Michael Tollan, PT, OSC, COMT, FAAOMPT

"At OSSR we will provide a thorough comprehensive evaluation and bring to bear multiple skill sets to help you achieve maximum improvement in your condition. Therapy will be challenging but fun and tailored to your individual problem"


Michael is a certified orthopedic manual physical therapist (COMT) and a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. He also works with fascial mobilization, youth sports, ergonomics and performs physical capacity evaluations.  Michael has presented numerous continuing education courses on spine and extremity orthopedics. He was a guest speaker at the International Conference on Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue and Related Disorders and has been a clinical instructor for hundreds of students. He has been with OSSR since 1988, is co-owner of the practice and is currently the Chief Executive Officer.


  • Orthopedics
  • Fascial/visercal mobilization
  • Sports injury


  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, University of Puget Sound, 1985
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, 1992, Recertified 2002, 2010
  • NAIOMT Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, COMT, 1999
  • American Association of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship, 2001, Recertified, 2010 
  • Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, 2001
  • Titleist Performance Institute Certified Medical Professional Level 2, 2010


  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Physical Therapy Association of Washington
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • North American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists
  • Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Former Clinical Instructor at University of Puget Sound and Rocky Mountain University
  • Certified Residency Instructor for the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Co-author of “Etiology and Treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome” published in the Orthopedic Physical    Therapy Clinic of North America-
  • Presented regional courses on “The Aging Spine”
  • The Occupational Injury Prevention Rehabilitation Society
  • The American Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Washington Orthopedic Special Interest Group.


Michael is an avid soccer player and youth soccer coach. He enjoys mountaineering and skiing and spending time with his family.

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