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Matthew A. Hofkens, DO, RMSK

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Board Certified Area of Focus in Non-Operative Orthopedics Area of Focus in Sports Medicine


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Areas of Focus

Foot & Ankle Care
Hand & Wrist Care
Hip Care
Knee Care
Pediatric Care
Shoulder & Elbow Care
Spine & Neck Care
Sports Medicine

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Practice Overview

Dr. Hofkens is a physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation physician) whose training and experience allows him to provide expert care for a wide range or orthopedic, musculoskeletal, and sports medicine injuries.

He has had a busy medical practice in the Twin Cities for over 10 years and provides comprehensive, individualized and patient-centered care that reflects the ever-changing landscape of medical literature. He has had extensive experience in musculoskeletal ultrasound (10+ years) and has lectured and taught nationally regarding its use and applications to fellow providers and residents.

He sees his medical practice and care team as a community service to promote healthy and active lifestyles. As a former two sport collegiate athlete (St. Olaf College) he is excited to practice in the communities he calls home and looks forward to working with his patients to achieve their best self.

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Clinical Interest

Expertise in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, including Diagnostic Injections and Evaluations

Regenerative Medicine (Orthobiologics), including US guided Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections, 10+ years of experience.

TENEX Procedures

Sports Medicine, including Sports Related Concussion, Golf Medicine and Fitness (Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Medical Certification

Foot & Ankle Care

Fracture Care

Hand & Wrist Care

Hip Care

Knee Care

Adolescent Care

Shoulder & Elbow Care

Electrodiagnostics & EMGs


Board Certified American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography (Ultrasound) RMSK

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency, University of Minnesota

Medical Degree
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM)

Professional Affiliations

National Ski Patrol (Trollhaugen, Dresser, WI)
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
American Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
The Biologics Association
Titleist Performance Institute Medical Certification Level 2

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Achievements & Awards

TRIA Woodbury Most Valuable Provider- COVID-19 Pandemic (2020)
Appreciation Hill Murray High School 2018
Chief Resident University of Minnesota, PM&R (2010)


University of Minnesota PM&R Residency Program Faculty (2011-2020)
Annual TRIA Sports Medicine conference committee member (2014-2021)
Faculty, Midwest Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (2017 – 2020)
Appointed Committee Member, Minnesota State Department, Health and Human Services, TBI workgroup (2014 – 2016)

Sports Affiliations

National Ski Patrol, EMT (Present)

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Hill-Murray Senior High School (2018 – 2020)
Spring Lake Park High School (2016 – 2018)
Highland Park High School (2014 – 2016)
Woodbury High School (2011 – 2014)
X Games Minneapolis (2018 – 2019)
USA figure Skating Championships (2016)
USA gymnastics VISA Championships (2014)
MSHSL State Football Tournament (2016 – 2018)
MSHSL State Basketball Tournament (2013 – 2014, 2018, 2020)
MSHSL State Baseball Tournament (2019)
MSHSL State Wrestling Tourney (2011 – 2013)
Twin Cities Marathon (2008 – 2010)


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