NuLife Physical Therapy was founded on the premise of movement is life. Our philosophy looks at the whole person, integrating the wisdom of conventional treatment with the physical and mental benefits provided by alternative therapies.

This philosophy promotes the greatest health possible through proper, effective and comfortable movement, and enhancing the body’s ability to heal itself.

The blend of superior patient treatment, highly trained staff, individualized communication and variety of services, yield extraordinarily results for the patient and physician alike.

The staff is specially trained to address the full spectrum of patient needs and to treat the individual in a professional, private setting. We assist patients beyond pain relief, working to help them live, work and play with greater confidence and ease.


Les Flatt, PTA



Born in Portland, Les graduated from Portland High School in 1991.  You might also see him dressed as a city mail carrier every Monday.  Les joined the US Postal service after high school in preparation to attend college.   After attaining his Physical Therapy Technician certification, Les knew this was what he wanted to do.  After graduating from Volunteer State Community College Physical Therapy Assistant program in 2007.  He began his practice in the Gallatin, Portland and surrounding areas in different settings.  Les has worked in home health and outpatient therapy clinics with a focus in orthopedic related injuries. Les strives to provide a high quality standard of therapy.  He has extensive experience in treating low back pain and has achieved great outcomes and patient goals. Les and his wife, Natalie, live in Portland with their two children. He enjoys attending church, playing basketball and golf. 

NuLife Physical Therapy is credentialed with most major insurance companies and is Medicare and TNCare certified.  The state of Tennessee allows licensed physical therapists to evaluate and treat patients without having to visit a MD to request an order (prescription).  However, some insurance companies still require a prescription from an MD to meet their coverage requirements which we will call your MD and facilitate the treatment.


Michael Lee

Michael Lee has over 30 years experience in Physical Therapy.  He received his Bachelor’s degree from University of Central Arkansas in 1982.  He has had the privilege of working with all ages and has a special interest in developing exercise-training programs for people of varying ages and physical abilities. He incorporates physical therapy treatments and techniques with physical training and fitness programs to optimize patient’s health and function.  Michael has extensive experience in Orthopedic related injuries and is versatile in treating the client to achieve their goals. Michael married and he and his wife, Leslie and their two youngest children live in Sumner County.  He enjoys the out of doors, attending church and spending time in his workshop.

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