Dr. Mike Borst, PT, ATC
Mike is a Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, coach, and runner. He attended UW-La Crosse for his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training and doctorate degree of Physical Therapy (DPT). While earning his physical therapy degree, Mike practiced throughout the La Crosse area as a Certified Athletic Trainer with many high school athletics programs as well as with college athletes at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse.
Along with athletics, Mike enjoys working with runners to help them to achieve their goals and ensure that they can continue to explore the world one step at a time. As a running coach, Mike guides runners all over the country with training, strength, and racing strategies. Mike is also very passionate about his own running, competing as a Silver Star Nutrition Athlete at many local, national, and international races, ranging from 5k to 100 mile ultramarathons. Along with his own running, Mike is an active member of the midwest running community. He is an active volunteer in the local community and is one of the race directors for the Hixon 50, La Crosse’s only 5k,10k,25k,50k race.
Mike has a strong interest in hands on physical therapy, utilizing soft tissue mobilization, manipulations and dry needling. Mike is also interested in helping to improve chronic injuries along with preventing injuries. Future goals entail continuing to learn best practices to better serve his patients and pursuing a board certification as either an orthopedic or sports clinical specialist.