Michele Zink Harris, PT, CNP, RAS
Certified Neurac Practitioner
Neurac 1 Instructor
Redcord Active Specialist
Texas State University Adjunct Faculty
Michele Zink Harris has been a practicing Physical Therapist and educator since 1989. Through her extensive work with neurologic and orthopedic patient populations, she offers expertise in motion analysis, postural correction, core stabilization, integrative motor control, kinetic chain restoration,
restriction and asymmetry management.
Michele spent nine years as the senior therapist and director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at St. David’s Rehabilitation Center. From there she formed the education department of a therapist based assistive technology company focused on the development of seminars for Physical and Occupational Therapists in the areas of wheeled mobility, seating and positioning, movement disorder and deformity management. Michele gained unique experience working with patients living through progressive neurological conditions, spending four years treating exclusively patients and their families struggling with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease.) Since opening CHARM in August of 2011 her tools and strategies have grown to include movement therapies of Egosque, Alexander, and Aston patterning. She offers expertise in the use of Microcurrent Point Stimulation for tissue release, Total Motion Release and Postural Restoration Techniques for asymmetry management, and the first comprehensive clinic in Austin, Texas providing both the Neurac Treatment Method and Redcord Active Suspension Therapy for full kinetic chain restoration. Michele joined her international colleagues as a Certified Neurac Practitioner in May of 2016, followed by certifications as both a Redcord Active Specialist, and a Neurac 1 Instructor.
Michele Harris has served as an adjunct faculty member for the Physical Therapy program at Texas State University since 1991 and has presented nationally for Medtronic Neurological, the National MS Society, Texas Physical Therapy Association, and a variety of local patient support organizations. She brings to CHARM a passion for empowering patients through education and movement techniques. Michele blends her background as a competitive gymnast and drive as a holistic practitioner together with a deep and dynamic appreciation of the neuromyofascial system, offering her patients a unique variety of tools for increased function, self-awareness, performance enhancement, and injury prevention.
During her time away from the clinic Michele has the opportunity to serve on the US Board of International China Concern a Christian development organization committed to raising awareness and helping put an end to the unfortunate reality of disabled child abandonment. www.chinaconcern.org
Michele and Dr. David Harris have been blessed with three fast growing and fabulous sons, AJ, Kyle, and Josh.