Appointments 952-456-7777

Patient Satisfaction


Surveys Completed


Brian Holst, DPT, SCS, CSCS

Home » Therapists » Brian Holst, DPT, SCS, CSCS


Brian Holst, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, graduated from Texas Woman’s University’s physical therapy program located within the renowned Texas Medical Center in 2016. He joined Twin Cities Orthopedics following a thirteen-month sports residency program working with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. Brain focused primarily on the care of overhead athletes.

Brian utilizes a wide variety of therapeutic tools in assisting his patients return to prior level of function which may be athletic competition or recreational activities. Brian believes in a holistic approach to therapy applying manual techniques, corrective exercises, and partial blood flow restriction rehabilitation to get his patients back to their best. Additionally, since starting at TCO in 2021, he has been an active participant in the Athletic Competition Enhancement (ACE) program.

Outside of professional commitments, Brian loves playing with his golden retriever, Kali, spending time with family and friends, running, biking, golfing, and soccer.

Brian provides PT services at TCO Eagan as well as Training HAUS – Viking Lakes. To learn more about Training HAUS, click here.


Doctor of Physical Therapy, Texas Woman’s University (2016)
Bachelor of Science, Shippensburg University (2008)

Professional Certifications

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Certified in Blow Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR), Owens Recovery Science
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS), American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)


Contributing Author and Researcher:
Swanson B., Holst B., Infante J., Poenitzsch J., Ortiz A., (2016). EMG activity of selected rotator cuff musculature during grade III distraction and posterior glide glenohumeral mobilization: Results of a pilot trial comparing painful and non-painful shoulders. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy. 24. 1-7. 10.1080/10669817.2015.1106819.