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Carly Mattson, PT, DPT, OCS

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Carly Mattson, PT, DPT, OCS, is a specialist in vestibular and concussion rehabilitation. She is also a board-certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association. Carly has extensive clinical experience in concussion and vestibular rehabilitation. She enjoys using her expertise to help patients recover from a wide range of injuries including complex cases. She is a frequent contributor to the medical community through conference and research presentations, continuing education courses, and university lecturing responsibilities. She is also fluent in Spanish.

Carly’s other interests include snowboarding, hiking, biking, yoga, Pilates, traveling, and spending time with her husband and three children.

Carly provides physical therapy services at TCO’s Concussion Specialty Center in Eden Prairie.


Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Art in Psychology and Spanish, St. Norbert College

Professional Certifications

Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)
Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification, Emory University
Cervicogenic Dizziness Competency Based Certification
Pilates Mat Teacher Certification, Balanced Body
Mat and Reformer Teacher Certification, Stott Pilates
Clinical Instructor Certification
Blood Flow Restriction Certification
Functional Dry Needling Certification
Pelvic Health Level 1 Certification, Herman and Wallace
Basic Life Support Provider (BLS), American Heart Association

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Sports and Neurology
Member of the Concussion Special Interest Group
Member of the Vestibular Special Interest Group
University of Minnesota, Guest Lecturer, Physical Therapy Doctoral Program
Concordia University St. Paul, Guest Lecturer, Physical Therapy Doctoral Program
Bethel University, Guest Lecturer, Physician Assistant Program


Abstract entitled “Athlete Fear Avoidance and Association with Symptoms and Mood Disturbance Following Rehabilitation for Sport-Related Concussion” platform presentation at Combined Sections Meeting (2022).

Case Study Presentation, “An Athlete’s Return to Sport Post Concussion” Combined Sections Meeting, (2018).

Case Study Presentation, “Physical Therapy for Prolonged Recovery Following a Sport Concussion, A Case Report” Combined Sections Meeting, (2017).

Co-author of Concussion section of “Rehabilitation of Extreme Sports Injuries” Extreme Sports Medicine textbook, (2016).

Concussion Rehabilitation articles published in the Minnesota State Hockey Magazine, (2015).