Jill Monson, PT, OCS is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) through the APTA and is an active member of the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy (AASPT). Jill has over 15 years of clinical experience specializing in lower extremity injuries, particularly complex knee conditions. She is an active contributor to the local academic community through frequent medical conference lecturing, CE courses, conference planning committee participation, associate faculty teaching at the U of M DPT program. Jill lectures at multiple local conferences annually, she has presented nationally and internationally, and has authored medical journal articles and book chapters within her scope of expertise.
Jill enjoys using her specialization to help patients solve persistent or challenging orthopaedic problems and return to their maximal performance in life and sport.
In her free time Jill enjoys camping, hiking, biking and traveling with her husband and 3 children.
Complex Knee Injury
Lower Extremity Injury (Hip, Knee, Foot & Ankle)
Master of Physical Therapy (MPT), St. Catherine University
Bachelor of Science (BS), Duke University
Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation Certified – Owens Recovery Science
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Member of National & Minnesota Chapters
American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy (AASPT), Member of Special Interest Groups: Knee, Hip, NCAA Athletes, Female Athlete, Sports & Performance
University of Minnesota Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Associate Faculty
St. Catherine University Alumna of the Year
Corbo J, Monson J. “Foot & Ankle Injuries.” American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS) Examination Study Guide. 2019 (In Print)
Monson J, Niemuth E Post-operative rehabilitation for select patellar-stabilizing procedures. Asian Journal of Arthroscopy. 2018;3(1): 36-41
Schroeppel JP, Monson JK, Arendt EA. “Return to Play After Acute Patellar Dislocation.” Sports Injuries: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation. 2015: 1479-1489.
Monson JK & Arendt EA. Rehabilitative Protocols for Select Patellofemoral Procedures and Non-Operative Management Schemes. Sports Med Arthroscop Rev. 2012;20(3): 136-144.
McCarthy M, Camarda L, Monson J, LaPrade RF. “Combined Ligament Injuries of the Knee:
Anterior Cruciate Ligament/Posterolateral Corner and Medial Collateral Ligament/Posterior Cruciate Ligament—Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation.” Operative Arthroscopy. 2012:856-866.
Lunden J, Bzdusek P, Monson J, Malcomson K, LaPrade R. Current Concepts in the Recognition and Treatment of Posterolateral Corner Injuries of the Knee. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2010;40(8)