John Willson, PT, MSPT, Ph.D.


Education:

  • Ph.D., Biomechanics / Movement Science, University of Delaware, 2007
  • M.S.P.T., University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, 1998
  • B.S., University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 1996

Clinical Expertise:

  • Neuromuscular and biomechanical factors that contribute to patellofemoral joint pain.
  • The influence of trunk/hip musculature on lower extremity function and injury.
  • The efficacy of physical therapy interventions for common orthopedic injuries.
  • Musculoskeletal health throughout the lifespan.

Professional Activities and Recognition:

  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Member of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member of the American Society of Biomechanics
  • Rose Award for Orthopedic Research, Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2012
  • Foundation for Physical Therapy Promotion of Doctoral Studies II scholarship, 2006
  • Foundation for Physical Therapy Promotion of Doctoral Studies I scholarship, 2005
  • Foundation for Physical Therapy Promotion of Doctoral Studies I scholarship, 2004
  • UW-La Crosse College of Allied Health Graduate Student Achievement Award, 1998

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