Sherry McLaughlin


Sherry L. McLaughlin, MSPT

” My passion is addressing musculoskeletal injuries, chronic pain, and enabling you to get back to the life you want to live.”

1990 graduate of Andrew University in Berrien Springs, MI, Sherry has practiced in out-patient orthopedic rehabilitation clinics in Southeastern Michigan for over 30 years. She has also served as an adjunct faculty member for Macomb Community College since 1993, instructing courses in Orthopedic Treatment Techniques and Kinesiology for physical therapist assistants. She is an orthopedic certified specialist and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. She has served on the staff of the Army Baylor Physical Therapy Program, consulting with Doctoral PT Residents and physical therapists serving at West Point Military Academy, Camp Lejeune and Portsmouth Naval Hospital.

In 1998, she founded the Michigan Institute for Human Performance (MIHP), a consulting and training company specializing in injury prevention, sport-specific conditioning and orthopedic rehabilitation. In 2005, she developed TriPLAYnar Technology, the methodology of the MIHP Think Tank that is now the basis for the MoveWell Pain-Free Corporate Solution, MIHP’s corporate consulting division. She has served as a consultant to USA Michigan Volleyball and the Detroit Vipers Hockey Organization and is featured on the PBS Shows Zonya’s Health Bites and Get Up and Get Out.

Sherry is known by her students, peers and seminar participants as a thought leader in biomechanics through her insightful methods in orthopedic rehabilitation, injury prevention and sports-specific conditioning. She is prolific in her ideas of innovative techniques and has captured them in workbooks, video and articles that she produces to support her practice and teachings.

Her passion for the field is evident in the energy and inspiration she brings with each presentation.