PT, DPT, ATC, APHPT-Cert, TPS
Jon is a native of Bonesteel, South Dakota. He graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota with a degree in Biology and dual minors in Athletic Training and Psychology. In 1995, he became a Board Certified Athletic Trainer. He worked as a Certified Athletic Trainer in several settings, caring for both college and high school athletes. In 2005, he entered the Physical Therapy program at the University of South Dakota. He graduated in May of 2008 as a member of the inaugural Doctor of Physical Therapy class at USD. Since that time, Jon has continued to expand his knowledge and expertise in the areas of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. He has been certified in the use of Functional Movement Screen, ASTYM soft tissue therapy and Functional Dry Needling. Jon has recently studied the complex subject of chronic and persistent pain, providing relief for patients using the BioPsychoSocial approach to combat the opioid epidemic. Jon is also certified as a Applied Prevention and Health Promotion Therapist, assisting employers and employees to reduce injury risk, mitigate chronic disease conditions and partner with them in navigating the ever-changing landscape of our medical system. Jon’s goal is always to help the patient reduce pain, increase function and return to their previous level of function. Jon is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Nebraska Chapter of the APTA, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, and the Nebraska State Athletic Trainers’ Association. Jon and his wife, Angie have 3 children: Tatum, Carson, and Addison.