Phillip May

Physical Therapy, Doctorate of Physical Therapy

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14346 Warwick Blvd, #430
Newport News, VA 23602


Alliance Physical Therapy in Newport News / Richmond

Call to Schedule an Appointment: 757-595-9515

Phillip received his BS in Exercise and Sports Sciences in 1997 and Masters of Physical Therapy in 2001 from the University of Florida . While there, he was selected as “the student who most embodied the ideals of the College of Health and Human Performance” for its 50th Anniversary, as well as being Student Physical Therapy President and College of Health Sciences President. After graduation, he received his commission in the US Navy where he treated neuromusculoskeletal injuries from minor sprains and strains to massive multitrauma and amputations. He has practiced around the world and on various ships. Phillip obtained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University in 2020.As a lifelong swimmer and triathlete competitor, Phillip has implemented Aquatics programs for multiple facilities. As a Navy PT and command fitness leader, Phillip used the warrior-athlete paradigm to create rehabilitation & training programs for nearly every type of athlete recovering from injury or orthopedic surgery. Other interests include evidence-based practice adoption, task & movement analysis, strength and conditioning, applied functional capacity building for people of all levels, increasing basic function and mobility, manual therapy, spinal mobilization, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, and playing with his dog.Finally, as a combat-wounded disabled veteran, Phillip is intimately acquainted with how biopsychosocial factors can affect someone’s recovery after a life-changing injury. Phillip meets each patient where they are and creates a cooperative plan to maximize their functional recovery.