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Scott Cichos, DPT, OCS, CSCS

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Scott Cichos, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from the University of Minnesota. Scott utilizes an evidence-based approach combining exercise with manual therapy along with educating and motivating his patients to reach their goals in order to return to their functional, recreational, or athletic activities. Scott is a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy with a passion for treating sports medicine and orthopedic conditions, particularly high school, collegiate, and recreational athletes of all ages preventing or recovering from lower extremity and shoulder injuries. He runs the Athletic Competition Enhancement (ACE) sport program at Vadnais Heights for athletes looking to return to sport following lower extremity injuries. Scott is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) further assisting athletes reach their goals. Outside of work, Scott enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising (weight training, biking, running, yoga), playing basketball and softball, traveling, and cooking.


Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of Minnesota (2018)
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology, Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology, University of South Dakota (2015)

Professional Certifications

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Certified in Blow Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR) by Owens Recovery Science
CPR and AED Certified
Dry Needling Trained

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Orthopedic Section