New at our Kuna clinic, meet Mikaela Virgin, PT, DPT! Mikaela graduated from Grand Canyon University in 2020 with Masters in Mental Health and Wellness and continued to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at George Fox University in 2022 where she was a clinical instructor and teaching assistant. Following her graduation, Mikaela practiced in the primary care setting in rural Uganda for 3 months. Mikaela enjoys treating low back pain and chronic pain and has continuing education in suicide prevention.
Mikaela believes physical therapy provides a unique opportunity to spend time building comradery and partnership with patients and is passionate about empowering her patients to achieve their goals. Mikaela is continually learning the depths of grace and compassion throughout her career and loves helping her patients find innovative solutions and skills to stimulate growth.
A collegiate volleyball player and a lover of all things outdoors, Mikaela never misses an opportunity to go hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, fishing, and hunting. When living in Alaska, Mikaela discovered a love for flying and is pursuing her private pilot’s license.