Local Physical and Occupational Therapists
The following individuals are known to the St. Olaf music faculty and either possess specific performing arts health care credentials or extensive experience treating musicians. Please do not view their presence on this list as an endorsement of their work by the department.
* indicates past or present membership in the Performing Arts Medicine Association
Physical Therapy for the Arts at St. Olaf
OrthoRehab Specialists, Inc. (Edina, Minnesota)
*Terry Buisman, PT
Terry has worked with many members of the Minnesota Orchestra, and does particularly excellent work with shoulder rehabilitation.
Orthology (Minneapolis and Eagan, Minnesota)
*Jonathan Reynolds, PhD, PT
Musicians can contact me at Orthology.com and I typically work at the downtown Minneapolis (Nicollet Mall) and Eagan locations. I specialize in treating musicians and I have a particular interest in treating upper string players. My PhD research investigated right shoulder mechanics and muscle use in the bow arm of violinists with and without shoulder pain. I am the physical therapist for the MN Orchestra.
Seeking treatment away from the Hill?
The Performing Arts Medicine Association maintains a referral source locating experienced performing arts medicine health-care professionals around the world. You can find a link for the PAMA Member Resource Directory here: http://www.artsmed.org/memberlinks.asp