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Riley Simpson, PT, DPT, CSCS

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Riley Simpson, PT, DPT, CSCS, earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Washington and completed his sports physical therapy residency through M Health Fairview and the University of Minnesota with the Minnesota Gophers. He is passionate about working with individuals striving to return to an elite level of performance in the face of injury and adversity. He believes it is important to connect with the athlete on their expectations and educate them throughout their rehabilitation to help them gain control of their recovery.

Riley’s goal is to empower athletes and help them realize, despite setbacks, their goals can be achieved with discipline and accountability. Riley is motivated, compassionate, and grateful to be learning with the patients he gets to work with each day.


Sports Residency, M Health Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency with the Minnesota Gophers
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of Washington – Seattle

Professional Certifications

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Owen’s Recovery Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT)
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Achievements & Awards

Meritorious Promotion (2015) – United States Marine Corps
Operation Inherent Resolve (2014-2016) – United States Marine Corps


Treatment Considerations for the Tactical Athlete (2023-University of Minnesota Sports Medicine Grand Rounds)