Melanie Olson - PT, DPT

Melanie Olson - PT, DPT

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My Areas of Practice
I have worked for Park Nicollet for my entire career, since 2005.  My practice interests include vestibular, concussion, aquatic therapy, sports medicine, and spine.  I enjoy working with a wide variety of diagnoses both in the clinic and the pool.  I love having the versatility of working in both mediums to provide comprehensive care for my patients.  I believe in the role education plays in patients’ understanding their injury or condition and why the treatments and exercises in PT will yield maximal function.  Neck pain, back pain, headaches, shoulder pain, knee pain, hip pain, sacroiliac (SI) pain, and ankle/foot pain are just some of the many conditions that I treat!  I keep up-to-date with research articles in PT practice, so that I can provide the best care for my patients.  In 2014, I passed the Vestibular Competency Exam from Emory University.

General Information

Gender: Female

Practicing Since: 2005

Accepting New Patients: Yes


Practices at

Eden Prairie
8455 Flying Cloud Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Education & Certifications

Doctor of Physical Therapy: College of St. Scholastica
Duluth, MN

Master of Arts: College of St. Scholastica
Physical Therapy
Duluth, MN

Bachelor of Arts: College of St. Scholastica
Health Sciences
Duluth, MN

Vestibular Competency: Emory University, American Physical Therapy Association
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Atlanta, GA

Professional Associations & Awards

MN Board of Physical Therapy Licensure

Member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)


In my free time, I enjoy running, yoga, and any outdoor activities.  I also love to spend time with my family, including my kids and my dog, who all keep me moving!