Molly is a Physical Therapist in the Rehabilitation Services Department. Molly is originally from Hayward and is excited to be back to the area. She attended St. Olaf College for her undergraduate education, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science. After taking a year to travel, she attended the University of Minnesota, graduating in 2017 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She then pursued an orthopedic physical therapy residency through Fairview Health Services to specialize in orthopedic physical therapy.
Molly has served as a guest lecturer within the physical therapy school at the University of Minnesota and the College of St. Scholastica. In the past year, Molly has attended over 150 hours of continuing education in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. She is certified in dry needling, Kinesio taping, and Graston technique. Molly has a special interest in treating patients with jaw pain and headaches. She has pursued continuing education in order to improve patient outcomes with this population. She believes it is essential to stay curious and continue to learn to provide the best patient experience.
After graduating, Molly took a position as a physical therapist and orthopedic resident with Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis, MN. While at Fairview, she worked at Institute for Athletic Medicine in Burnsville and Edina, Minnesota as well as Fairview Sports and Orthopedic Center in Blaine, Minnesota. Each clinic allowed Molly to work with a different patient population from post-operative care, to spine care, to sports medicine. This has made her a well-rounded orthopedic clinician.
Molly enjoys being a physical therapist because every day she gets the opportunity to help patients move better and hurt less. Physical Therapy allows her to spend quality time with her patients in order to help them meet their personal rehabilitation goals. Molly enjoys being outside and staying active whether it’s on her mountain bike, cross country skis, or running. She is also an avid CrossFitter and has her CrossFit Level 1 coaching certification.