Jens Matson, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist

Jens graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University in May, 2014. Currently, Jens is in his final year of a post-doctoral residency in orthopedics as he pursues board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. In addition to his residency, he has pursued further education in orthopedic manual therapy and is a Certified Manual Therapist (CMPT) through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy.

Jens’ passion for physical therapy resides in being able to establish a personal connection with each patient he treats. He utilizes a patient-centered approach and strives to establish individualized treatment plans for each patient, with consideration and focus for the unique needs and personal goals of each individual. He specializes in manual therapy, sports and orthopaedic rehabilitation, and has special interest in the care of patients affected by post-concussion syndrome. Jens received his Bachelor of Arts degree as a double major in Exercise Physiology and Studio Art from Saint Olaf College in 2010 where he was also a member of the Nordic Ski team. Jens enjoys spending his free time outdoors throughout the Pacific Northwest – especially going skiing, golfing, camping, and hiking with his wife, Maria.

Articles written by Jens Matson

Hiking & Trail Running: Let the Season Begin!

One of the most common injuries for trail runners and avid hikers are Achilles tendinopathies which are notoriously nagging, painful, and can significantly impact our enjoyment of recreation and exercise. The great news is that Achilles tendinopathies are easily preventable with proper preparation and condition. Try these simple activities to keep you moving all summer long!

Running shin splints
Training for the Trails

As the weather warms and the mountains dry out, many enthusiasts throughout the Northwest flock to mountain trails and reignite their love of hiking. However, after one of the wettest winters in recent memory, many of us have suffered from a lack of consistent training. As with anything in life, preparation is key.