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Dustin Schlangen, DPT, OCS

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Dustin Schlangen, PT, DPT, OSC, CSCS, CMTPT, earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota in 2016. Despite being a Minnesota native, Dustin began his career practicing in the Washington, DC area but has since returned home and settled in Stillwater, Minnesota. Dustin has experience treating individuals with a variety of orthopedic injuries, including both surgical and non-surgical, and ranging from acute to chronic conditions. He has a particular interest in sports medicine and has worked with recreational, high school, and collegiate athletes in their return to sport following both operative and non-operative injuries. Dustin is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a certification and training he uses to ensure his patients are returning to the highest level. Dustin is also certified in dry needling, which he believes can be an effective adjunctive treatment for a variety of conditions. Outside of work, Dustin enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and he has a particular passion for the outdoors. He stays active by hiking, running, and playing golf.


Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota (2016)
Bachelor of Art, St. John’s University (2013)

Professional Certifications

Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialist
Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist, Dry Needling
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Certified in Blow Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR), Owens Recovery Science
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR)

Professional Affiliations

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


Effect of Glenohumeral Elevation on Subacromial Supraspinatus Compression Risk During Simulated Reaching, Journal of Orthopedic Research (2017)