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Michael J. Barr, PT, DPT, MSR
Sports Medicine Manager

Michael Barr is the Sports Medicine Manager and a Physical Therapist at MUSC Health. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the College of Charleston. Michael then went on to complete a Master of Science in Rehab Sciences – Physical therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2004. After practicing for 4 years, Michael continued his education and completed a Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree in 2008.

Since starting at MUSC Health in 2006, Michael is responsible for the day to day operations of the Sports Medicine department including overseeing MUSC Health’s athletic trainers, outreach program, and event coverage. Michael is the team Physical Therapist for the Charleston Battery, Charleston RiverDogs, and Lowcountry High Rollers in addition to a number of other area high schools, recreation and club teams, and leagues. Michael currently treats athletes from all over the Lowcountry out of MUSC Health’s East Cooper Physical Therapy Office.

In addition to his medical background, Michael is a former collegiate soccer player at the College of Charleston; as well as a former collegiate, youth and national level coach. Michael currently holds multiple soccer coaching licenses including a USSF “B” License and goalkeeping licensure.


Patient Stories

The MUSC Health Sports Medicine Team helped AJ get back on his skateboard after an acute ACL injury. Read AJ's story.

Read Abby's story and how the MUSC Health Sports Medicine Team got her back on the field again.

Health Focus Podcast

Bobbi Connor of South Carolina Public Radio interviews Dr. Shane Woolf about rotator cuff injuries—one of the most common types of shoulder injuries. Listen to this Health Focus podcast.

Bobbi Connor of South Carolina Public Radio interviews Dr. Alec DeCastro about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of concussion in children and teens. Listen to this Health Focus podcast.