Provider Name:Aaron Nissen
Name Credentials (ex PTA, DPT, etc):DPT
Location:Vadnais Heights,
Title:Physical Therapist
Quote:I work to establish a positive rapport with each patient in developing the most appropriate treatment plan based on individual goals and desires for success.

Aaron's interest in physical therapy became evident in high school when he received therapy services after injuring his arm in baseball. Throughout graduate school at the Mayo Clinic, he developed a passion for orthopedics and accrued extensive hours of clinical experience, appreciating the impact that physical therapy can have on a variety of lifestyles. He strives to work collaboratively with patients in optimizing function and recovery, while providing sound education to promote understanding.

Aaron enjoys living a healthy, active lifestyle participating in running and weight training activities. He also likes spending time with family and friends.

  • Sports injuries and return to sport
  • Back pain
  • Running-related injuries and gait analysis
  • General orthopedic conditions
  • Dry needling
  • Concussion assessment and management
  • BPPV treatment
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences: Doctorate of Physical Therapy
  • The College of St. Scholastica: Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology
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