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Michael J. Zarro, PT, DPT

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Location:

Allied Health Building - 240I

Phone (Primary):

(667) 214-1600 (Camden Yards clinic - for appointments)

Phone (Secondary):

(410) 706-3449 (Campus office - for all other calls)

Education and Training

  • 2009, B.S., Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park
  • 2012, D.P.T., University of Maryland, Baltimore

Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Emergency Medical Responder

APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Certified in Dry Needling

Biosketch

Dr. Zarro graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. His clinical practice focuses on sports and orthopedic physical therapy. He is an assistant professor for the University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. He teaches in the human anatomy, biomechanics, and musculoskeletal rehabilitation content within the program. He currently serves as team physical therapist for the University of Maryland Terrapins and previously served as team physical therapist for Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds. He also volunteers with the local running and strength and conditioning community as well as United States Olympic Committee. 

Camden Yards Warehouse Physical Therapy Office (for appointments)

Research/Clinical Keywords

sports physical therapy, running injuries, post-concussion syndrome, ACL injuries, throwing injuries, hip/groin injuries, bone stress injuries, tendinopathy, dry needling, blood flow restriction training, load management, mechanotherapy, sports analytics, sports biomechanics

Clinical Specialty Details

Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Emergency Medical Responder

APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor