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Mike Dixey, DPT, PES, CSCS

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Dr. Mike Dixey, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, PES, CSCS, has over two decades of expertise in the specialized treatment of shoulder and elbow injuries within the Twin Cities area. He is a pioneer in educating others about the assessment and rehabilitation of injuries related to throwing, and has shared his knowledge at local, national, and international conferences and events. Dr. Dixey enjoys guiding and working with young physical therapists, having served as a mentor to more than 40 interns throughout his career. Outside his professional commitments, he has a passion for bodybuilding, baseball, Star Wars, and 80’s Hair Metal music.

Education

Doctor of Physical Therapy, College of St. Scholastica (2013)
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (1997)
Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Finance, Marist College (1992)

Professional Certifications

Credentialed McKenzie Spine Therapist, McKenzie Institute
Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Professional Affiliations

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Achievements & Awards

Invited to assess record-Gold Medal-winning Olympian Michael Phelps in preparation for the 2012 Olympics
Invited to assess Gold Medal-winning Olympian Steven Holcomb in preparation for the 2014 Olympics
Speaker at the TPI World Golf Fitness Summit
Invited to speak to the European Pro Golfer’s Association (PGA) in England

Publications

Functional Testing and Outcome Measurement Tools for the Shoulder – Current Concepts in the Examination and Treatment of the Shoulder Home Study Course for the Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) (2005)