Physical & Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy in Carrollton

Michael Cox, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS | Carrollton Clinic Director

Michael Cox, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS graduated from The University of Texas at El Paso with a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1999 where he was named the “Outstanding Scholar” for the graduating class. He has a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Sciences from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Studies from University of Texas at Arlington. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Hardin Simmons University in 2010.

Michael has practiced in orthopedic and sports medicine physical therapy settings since his graduation. In June of 2003, he was certified as a clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). In 2002, he won the Dorothy Briggs Memorial Scientific Inquiry Award from the APTA for research on the effects of different types of warm-up prior to stretching the calf muscle.

He has been working with the physicians in Carrollton since 2000 and has been Director at the Carrollton location since 2003. Michael successfully completed a CARF certification in 2003 for the facility. He has been instrumental in developing rehabilitation protocols and new programs at the facility including Aquatic Therapy. He has treated athletes and sports medicine injuries his entire career emphasizing functional exercise progressions, corrective exercise techniques, and manual therapy.

Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. Michael is a die-hard Longhorn fan and loves the Texas Rangers. He enjoys outdoor activities including fishing, camping, and hiking.

Carrollton Staff

Cyndy Smithart, PTA
Tony Hurt, PTA
Derek Smith, PT
Erin Smith, OTR, CHT
Chelsea Bradford, PT, DPT
Shefali Dhir, PT, DPT
Kristin Keesey, OTR, CHT, CLT

Carrollton Office Information


4780 North Josey Lane
Carrollton, Texas 75010

Phone: 972.395.2293

Fax: 972.395.2294

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday 7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Tuesdays 7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Wednesdays 7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Thursdays 7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Friday 7:00AM - 4:00PM