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Jeff LaPanta, MS, PT

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Jeff LaPanta, MS, PT, earned his Master’s in Physical Therapy from Columbia University in New York, New York in 1994. Jeff has over 25 years of experience in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. He utilizes a comprehensive approach to helping patients overcome pain, physical limitations, and improve their quality of life. Jeff enjoys treating patients of all ages with a wide variety of post-surgical conditions and injuries of the shoulder, knee, hip, and ankle and foot.

Jeff has extensive experience treating athletes after injury or surgery and enjoys helping them return to optimal performance and prevent future injury. Jeff utilizes his background in coaching to maximize his impact with athletes and understands unique demands across a wide variety of sports and positions. For fifteen years, Jeff worked closely with the athletes at Shattuck – St. Mary’s School and has specialized in working with college and professional hockey players after injury and surgery training for performance enhancement.


Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Columbia University (1994)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology, University of Minnesota (1992)

Professional Certifications

Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Achievements & Awards

2017 Assistant Coach of the Year, Minnesota Girls High School Hockey Class A
2016 Assistant Coach of the Year, Minnesota Girls High School Hockey Class A