Mike Hales, PTA

Mike Hales, PTA

  • Specialty

    Physical Therapy

  • Location


  • Education

    Associate of Applied Science Degree, Physical Therapist Assisting (2000)
    Dean’s List, Presidential Scholar
    University of Central Arkansas
    Conway, Arkansas


Physical Therapist Assistant Mike Hales has nearly two decades experience helping patients and is the manager of OPA's Wasilla clinic. After graduating with a degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from the University of Central Arkansas in 2000, Mr. Hales worked in variety rehabilitation clinics in Arkansas before moving to Wasilla in 2007.

Mr. Hales joined the OPA Therapy Services team when it opened its Wasilla therapy services in 2019. Under the supervision of OPA's certified therapy staff, Mr. Hales implements, customizes and manages therapy programs for a wide range of post surgical patients. He is skilled in treatment of a wide variety of orthopedic diagnoses and is adept at finding creative ways to improve patient outcomes.

During off hours, Mr. Hales enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 kids outdoors – fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, skiing and just about everything outside.


    Physical Therapy with an emphasis in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.


    Math, Biology and Chemistry Studies (August 1996 –May 1998)
    University of Arkansas at Monticello
    Monticello, Arkansas

    • American Physical Therapy Association
    • AKPTA – Alaska Physical Therapy Association
    • BLS/CPR for Healthcare Workers Certificate


The OPA team includes Alaska’s leading specialists and offers some of the latest, most advanced treatment procedures available today.

OPA treats a wide variety of conditions and offers comprehensive treatment options — including many non-surgical solutions, minimally invasive arthroscopies (repairs), and total joint replacement.

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