Lori Webster-Dahl, PT, DPT, MS, Cert MDT
Physical Therapy Program, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse



  • DPT, Simmons College
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Physical Therapy
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Physical Therapy


Professional Activities and Recognitions:

  • Member of the APTA, WPTA; State and national private practice section member; Orthopedic section member
  • Served as the WPTA conference committee chair for 7 years.
  • Received the WPTA Clinical Instructor of the Year award in 2001.
  • Received the WPTA Physical Therapist of the Year Honorable Mention Award in 2010.


Clinical Expertise / Courses Taught:

  • I have enjoyed practicing as a licensed Physical Therapist since 1994. I currently own and operate PTWorks Physical Therapy& Sports Rehabilitation in Mauston, WI (my hometown!) My clinical areas of focus have been in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine. I am certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine (cert MDT). I enjoy the differential diagnosis process involved in complex orthopedic cases and find the process of clinical decision making to be one of the most interesting areas of our amazing profession. I thoroughly enjoy mentoring students in my private practice outpatient clinic as well as in the classroom setting. I currently teach "Clinical Teaching" for the second year PT students at UW-L and have assisted with Spine Orthopedics and Upper and Lower Extremity Orthopedics in past years.

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