John Nielsen

John Nielsen, PT, DPT

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Therapeutic Pain Specialist

John graduated with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Creighton University and did his undergraduate studies at the University of Northern Colorado in Exercise Sport Science. John joined Therapeutic Associates in 2010. He completed the Orthopaedic Residency program and became a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in 2012. He has been a clinic director at Therapeutic Associates since 2012. He joined Therapeutic Associates Seattle Physical Therapy as the clinic director in 2016. He completed a pain science certification and became a Therapeutic Pain Specialist in 2018.

John enjoys treating a variety of patients and has a special interest in lower extremity injuries, sports rehabilitation and shoulder mechanics. On the weekend, John can be found spending time with his wife and son, Amanda and Ben. He enjoys the outdoors, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Articles written by John Nielsen

hiking adventures
Hiking to Well-being — One Step at a Time

My childhood was split between the plains of North Dakota and the swamps of Louisiana. Needless to say, one doesn’t find much in the way of mountains in those two states. However, many summer trips were spent traveling back to Colorado, visiting grandparents and extended family while getting in the family camping trip up in the mountains. I suppose somewhere in all those trips I found my love for the mountains.

Blog Posts written by John Nielsen

Therapeutic Associates Seattle Physical Therapy
Announcement – We’ve moved to a new home

After nearly 18 years serving downtown Seattle from inside the Medical Dental Building, we have moved into a new space just a stone throw away from our old location. We are now located in the Plaza 600 building on the corner of 6th and Stewart, on the 11th Floor. We are excited to be in a new space with some updated equipment, taller ceilings and a fresh new look. We have some great natural light with awesome views of downtown Seattle. If you are in the neighborhood, stop...