Paul Reuteman, DPT, OCS, ATC-L
Clinical Associate Professor
Member of the UW-La Crosse Graduate Faculty
Chair of Physical Therapy Program Admissions Committee
Physical Therapy Program, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

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  • DPT, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
  • MHS, Program of Orthopedic Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis, Krannert School of Physical Therapy-1998
  • BS, Program of Physical Therapy from Marquette University - 1991

Past experience:

  • Became an adjunct faculty member of UW - La Crosse Program of Physical Therapy in 1996.  Has been a full-time faculty member since 2003.
  • Practicing physical therapist since 1991. Since 1995, has been practicing at Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine in Onalaska, WI.



Licensure/ Certifications:

  • Licensed Physical Therapist in Wisconsin and Minnesota
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer in Wisconsin
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics through the APTA (OCS)
  • Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment through the McKenzie Institute
  • Certified Athletic Trainer through the NATA (ATC-L)

Teaching Specialties:

  • Introduction to Physical Therapy Practice and Evaluation Techniques
  • Foundations of the Physical Therapy Examination
  • Principles of Physical Therapy Intervention
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Treatment: Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity and Spine
  • Clinical Radiology
  • UW-L representative for mentorship of the Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program through Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine (


  • Chair of Physical Therapy Program Admissions Committee
  • Health Professions Department Recruitment Committee
  • Associate Member of UW-L Graduate Faculty

Professional Membership and Awards:

  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Member of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association
  • Member of the Orthopedic Section of the APTA
  • Appointed to the Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Autism in 2005, Co-founder and Co-Chair of Chileda's Friends of Autism
  • Served as a physical therapist / athletic trainer for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Awarded the Clinical Educator of the Year, UW-LaCrosse Physical Therapy Department, 2001

Paul Reuteman
4075 Health Science Center
Department of Health Professions - Physical Therapy Program
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-8469
Fax: (608) 785-8460

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