Sam Olson, PT, DPT, OCS
Sports medicine, running injuries, ACL, and rotator cuff rehab
Doctorate of Physical Therapy
College of St. Scholastica – Duluth, Minnesota
Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)
- Running injuries, rehab, and biomechanics
- Golf swing analysis, golf injuries
- Joint Mobilization
- Mulligan approach – Upper and Lower Courses
- ASYTM soft tissue mobilization
- Dry Needling
Running, backpacking, camping, snowshoeing, travel, and music
Articles and Videos from Sam Olson, PT, DPT, OCS
The Rise of Sports Specialization Among Young Athletes
Summit Orthopedics physical therapist Sam Olson, PT, DPT, OCS, explains the hidden pitfalls of specializing in one sport and playing it year round.
Did You Know? Summit Has a Running Program
Summit Orthopedics physical therapist Sam Olson, PT, DPT, OCS, gives you the lowdown on Summit’s running program.
Knee replacement journey
I have felt cared for and educated on my knee from day.
Ask Sam Olson: What Are The Basics Of Good Running Form?
Don’t sacrifice the benefits of running to an injury. Good running form is the key to injury prevention. Sam has tips to help you evaluate your form and reduce the risk of injury when you run.
Ask Sam Olson: Should Running Shoes Be Based On Arch Shape?
Traditionally, running shoes are prescribed based on the shape of a runner’s arch. Recent studies have questioned the effectiveness of this approach. Physical therapist Sam Olson explains what we are learning about running shoes and injury prevention.
Ask Sam Olson: How Do I Find The Right Running Shoe?
When Summit patient and runner Julio Salazar was treated for a progressive running injury, he quickly learned that he was choosing his running shoes for all the wrong reasons. Physical therapist Sam Olson reviews the factors to consider when choosing the right running shoe.