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Jill Monson, PT, OCS

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Jill Monson, PT, OCS, is a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association (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, continuing education courses, conference planning committee participation, associate faculty teaching in the Doctorate in Physical Therapy program at the University of Minnesota. 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 orthopedic 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 three children.

Jill provides PT services at TCO Eagan as well as Training HAUS – Viking Lakes. To learn more about Training HAUS, click here.


Master of Physical Therapy, St. Catherine University
Bachelor of Science, Duke University

Professional Certifications

Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation Certified – Owens Recovery Science

Professional Affiliations

National and Minnestoa Chapters of American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy (AASPT), Knee, Hip, NCAA Athletes, Female Athlete, and Sports and Performance
University of Minnesota Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Associate Faculty

Achievements & Awards

St. Catherine University Alumni 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)

Floyd ER, Carlson GB, Monson J, LaPrade RF. Multiple Ligament Reconstructions of the Knee and Posterolateral Corner. Arthroscopy techniques. 2021 May 1;10(5):e1269-80.

LaPrade RF, Monson JK, Schoenecker J. Editorial Commentary: Blood Flow Restriction Therapy Continues to Prove Effective. Arthroscopy 2021.

Floyd ER, Ebert NJ, Carlson GB, Monson JK, LaPrade RF. Medial Patellofemoral Reconstruction Using Quadriceps Tendon Autograft, Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy, and Sulcus-Deepening Trochleoplasty for Patellar Instability. Arthroscopy techniques. 2021 May 1;10(5):e1249-56.

Floyd ER, Ebert NJ, Carlson GB, Monson JK, LaPrade RF. Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Using a Quadriceps Tendon Autograft in a Patient with Open Physes. Arthroscopy techniques. 2021 May 1;10(5):e1281-6.

DePhillipo NN, Dean RS, Engebretsen L, Larson CM, Monson J, LaPrade RF. High incidence of acute self-reported sleep disturbances in patients following arthroscopic-assisted knee surgery. Journal of ISAKOS: Joint Disorders & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. 2021 Jul 15.

Floyd ER, Falaas KL, Carlson GB, Monson J, LaPrade RF. Arthroscopic Excision of Bipartite Patella. Arthroscopy techniques. 2021 May 1;10(5):e1257-62.

Floyd ER, Monson JK, LaPrade RF. Multiple Ligament Knee Reconstructions. Arthroscopy. 2021 May 1;37(5):1378-80.

LaPrade RF, Floyd ER, Falaas KL, Ebert NJ, Struyk GD, Carlson GB, Moatshe G, Chahla J, Monson JK. The Posterior Cruciate Ligament: Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Double-Bundle Reconstruction. Journal of Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine. 2021 Jun 30;2(2):94-107.

LaPrade RF, Floyd ER, Carlson GB, Moatshe G, Chahla J, Monson J. The Posterolateral Corner: Explanations and Outcomes. Journal of Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine. 2021 Jun 30;2(2):108-18.

LaPrade RF, Floyd ER, Carlson GB, Moatshe G, Chahla J, Monson JK. Meniscal root tears: Solving the silent epidemic. Journal of Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine. 2021 Jan 10;2(1):47-57.

Dean RS, DePhillipo NN, Monson JK, LaPrade RF. Peripheral stabilization suture to address meniscal extrusion in a revision meniscal root repair: Surgical technique and rehabilitation protocol. Arthroscopy techniques. 2020 Aug 1;9(8):e1211-8.

Patient Education & Resources

Crutching Technique After Surgery

Medial Meniscus Root Repair Post-Op Recovery Process, Expectations, and Timelines

Preparing for Knee Surgery

Taping Technique for Proximal Tibiofibular Joint (PTFJ) Instability

The Sports Physical Therapy Podcast – Multiligament Knee Injuries with Jill Monson