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JW Matheson, DPT, OCS, SCS

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About

JW Matheson, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, is a 1996 graduate of the Mayo Clinic of Health Sciences and a 2001 graduate of the first public APTA credentialed Sports Physical Therapy residency at Gundersen Sports Medicine in Onalaska, WI. He is a board-certified specialist in both sports and orthopedic physical therapy. J.W. completed his transitional DPT degree from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in 2005. He has maintained his certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist since 2000. Dr. Matheson is a respected author, clinical researcher, and instructor and has authored and co-authored peer-reviewed research articles on specific exercises for the spine, knee, and shoulder. Dr. Matheson is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and serves on several legislative and research committees locally and nationally. J.W. is a strong advocate for science-based medicine and cost-effective solutions to treating common musculoskeletal conditions. He is committed and passionate about helping individuals of all ages return to the sports and recreational activities they love.

Education

Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (t-DPT), Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA (2005)
Completion of APTA credentialed Sports Medicine Residency, Gundersen-Lutheran Sports Medicine, Onalaska, WI (2001)
Level II Master of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI (2000)
Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences, Rochester, MN (1996)
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT (1994)

Professional Certifications

Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (2007 – Present)
Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy (2002 – Present)
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (2000 – Present)
Licensed Physical Therapist in Wisconsin (1999 – Present)
Licensed Physical Therapist in Minnesota (1997 – Present)

Professional Affiliations

National Strength and Conditioning Association (1999 – Present)
Mayo Clinic Physical Therapy Alumni Association (1996 – Present)
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Education Section (2010 – 2013, 2018 – Present)
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Orthopaedic Section (1996 – Present)
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Research Section (2004 – 2005, 2016 – Present)
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Sports Section (1998 – Present)

Publications

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