Joe Wavra, PT, MPT

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Areas of Special Interest

Shoulder rehab, golf swing analysis and golf specific rehab programs.

Education

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Community Health Science, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Masters in Physical Therapy (MPT), University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Professional Activities

Speaking engagements at St. Catherine University’s PT program relating to sports medicine rehab, local golf clubs and courses discussing specific exercise and injury prevention and personal training companies speaking about injury prevention and differential diagnosis.

A LITTLE ABOUT ME


Joe has been practicing physical therapy for over 15 years. He has worked in the outpatient orthopedic setting his entire career and enjoys treating all ages with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. He uses a combination of patient education, therapeutic exercise and manual therapy techniques to help his patients improve and achieve their goals. Joe has a special interest with extensive training in treating golf and throwing injuries. He uses clinical assessment and video analysis to properly identify mechanical issues that could be leading to injury. Anther special interest Joe has is treating patients with vertigo.

Spare Time Activities

Away from work, Joe enjoys basketball, golf, downhill skiing, playing the guitar and spending time with his wife and their two daughters.

Education

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Community Health Science, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Masters in Physical Therapy (MPT), University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Professional Certifications

Titleist Performance Institute-Level 2
APTA Certified Clinic Instructor

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

What others are saying

Joe has the type of personality that everyone gets along with. He is great at relationship building with patients and co-workers. He remains calm in higher stress situations. He’s the go-to guy for golf rehab to get you back in the game.

What patients are saying

“Joe and the rest of the OSI staff are exceptionally professional and accommodating. Thank you.”

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