Meredith Butulis, DPT, OCS, CIMT, CPT, CES, PES, GFI, MSPT, enjoys working with active people and athletes of all ages and abilities. With advanced training in sport performance conditioning, orthopedics, dance medicine, and Pilates, Meredith is known for high levels of individualization in designing rehabilitation plans for each patient. She brings a first hand appreciation to the demands of athletes, as a world level fitness and physique athlete. In her free time, she can often be found participating in Olympic lifting, Crossfit, dance, gymnastics, weight lifting, yoga, Pilates, circus arts, and public speaking.
Weight Lifting/Fitness-related Injuries
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Northeastern University (2008)
Master of Physical Therapy (MSPT), Boston University (2002)
Bachelor in Health Studies, Minor in Dance & Psychology, Boston University (2001)
Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS), American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
Certified Integrated Manual Therapist (CIMT), Great Lakes
Certified Exercise Physiologist (C-EP), American College of Sports Medicine
Comprehensive Pilates (CPT), Balance Body & Polestar
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), National Academy of Sports Medicine
Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), National Academy of Sports Medicine
Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), National Academy of Sports Medicine
Group Fitness Instructor (G-FI), Athletics and Fitness Association of America
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
International Association of Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
National Academy of Sports Medicine, Continuing Education Provider (NASM)
Pilates Method Alliance (PMA)
Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation, Founding Member (MDMF)
Butulis, M. (2017). HIIT: Who, what, when, why, how? PTA Global.
Butulis, M. (2017). Creating injury prevention programs: essential considerations. PTA Global.
Butulis, M. (2017). Stretching myths vs. science: what you need to know now. PTA Global.
Butulis, M. (2016). Caring for muscle strains. International Association of Dance Medicine and Science.
Butulis, M. (2016). Caring for ligament sprains. International Association of Dance Medicine and Science.
Butulis, M. (2016). Caring for bony injury. International Association of Dance Medicine and Science.
Butulis, M. (2016). Optimizing dancer flexibility. Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation Resource Paper.
Coetzee, C. et al (2015). Management of posterior impingement in the ankle in dancers and athletes. Foot and Ankle International. Role: contributor”