Erica Hansen, PTA, BSPTA, CSCS, has a special interest in work and sport-related orthopedic conditions and injuries, both surgical and non-surgical. Through her personal experiences in physical therapy after injuries, she developed an interest in helping others return to their highest level of functioning following an injury. Since starting her career in the physical therapy field, she received her certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
Erica has special training and interest in conditions of the temporomandibular joint, cervical spine, and shoulder. Her treatment style includes utilizing evidence-based exercise interventions along with manual therapy techniques to reduce pain and improve function. In her free time, Erica enjoys cooking, camping, backpacking, fishing, and spending ample time outdoors. She has a passion for weightlifting and functional fitness. Erica also enjoys spending her time with friends and family.
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant, St. Catherine University
Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant, St. Catherine University
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Functional Movement Systems Certified (FMS L1)
Graston Technique Specialist Credential (GTS)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR, AED, First Aid)
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)