John Nielsen

John Nielsen, PT, DPT

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

John began his career with Therapeutic Associates as a staff physical therapist in Eugene Oregon after graduating from Creighton University with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. John completed the Orthopedic Residency program and the Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist examination before accepting the Director of Physical Therapy position in June of 2012. After spending over 5 years in Eugene, John was presented with an opportunity to continue his director responsibilities at Seattle Physical Therapy. John still spends the large majority of his time in patient care in addition to his administrative responsibilities. He enjoys treating a variety of patient populations but has a special interest in lower extremity injuries, sports rehabilitation and shoulder mechanics.

John married the love of his life, Amanda, in September 2013. They both enjoy an active lifestyle and socializing with friends and family. John’s interests include hiking, backpacking, skiing, and triathlons. He also enjoys traveling across the United States and abroad.

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.