• Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training, Bethel University, 2006

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, St Catherine University, 2009

  • Sports Physical Therapy Residency, Minnesota Sports Medicine/Fairview, 2010

Areas of Expertise:

  • Functional/Trigger Point Dry Needling

  • Post-surgical rehabilitation; specifically hip, knee and ankle

  • Return to sport rehabilitation and performance

  • Running form evaluation & analysis

  • Non-operative hip and knee injuries

  • Dance medicine

Professional Organizations/Certifications/Extras:

  • Sports Certified Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association since 2011

  • Certified Athletic Trainer through the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer since 2006

  • Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensed Athletic Trainer

  • Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy Licensed Physical Therapist

Getting Personal with Lindsey:

Born (hometown):  Drayton, North Dakota

Sports I competed in and the one I excelled in: Volleyball, basketball, track, softball and golf. My best sports were track (sprints and hurdles) and softball.

Favorite sports moment: Qualifying in three events for the state track championships my senior year of high school.

Favorite sports team: Minnesota Twins

Hobbies: Independent Consultant for Rodan + Fields, a direct-to-consumer global skincare brand. Loves visiting lake country (Bemidji and the North Shore are favorites), traveling and taste testing new restaurants in the Twin Cities.

Family: Husband, Craig

Resides: Delano, Minnesota

About Lindsey:

Lindsey joined the Accelerated Sports Fitness & Therapy team in 2015. Prior to that, she worked as a physical therapist at the University Orthopedics Therapy Center at Fairview for five years and as a casual athletic trainer at the Institute for Athletic Medicine for eight years.

Lindsey graduated from the Minnesota Sports Medicine/Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency, where her focus was developing guidelines for returning to sport following hip arthroscopy. She has served as a faculty member of the residency program at Fairview since graduating, lecturing mostly on topics related to hip rehabilitation. She is an APTA credentialed clinical instructor as well as a preceptor for athletic training students. Lindsey is certified as a Level 1 KinetaCore Functional Dry Needling Specialist. Other specialty areas include dance rehab, hip and knee (surgical and non-surgical), return to sport and sports performance plus running analysis and evaluation.

Lindsey has presented locally, regionally and nationally to physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers on various rehabilitation and sports medicine topics, most frequently rehabilitation related to hip arthroscopy and return to sport following hip surgery.