Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation

Jonathan Reynolds, PhD, PT

Jonathan Reynolds

Vice Chair & Board Member

Jonathan is a physical therapist specializing in orthopaedic outpatient physical therapy for musculoskeletal injuries sustained by individuals of all ages. His physical therapy training focused on various manual therapy and functional restoration techniques, including Cyriax, Maitland and McKenzie.

Jonathan has a passion for working with performing artists. He has worked with dancers of all ages for the past 15 years.

Jonathan has a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Minnesota. In his dissertation research, he identified right shoulder motion and electromyographic Exposure Variation Analysis (EVA) characteristics in subacromial impingement in orchestral violinists. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Physiotherapy from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and he immigrated to the United States in November 1993.

Jonathan is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Performing Arts Medical Association, The International Shoulder Group (affiliated with the International Society for Biomechanics), and the American String Teachers Association.

He’s provided care to local dance organizations including The Minnesota Dance Theatre, the Guthrie Theatre, The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Minnesota Youth Symphonies, The Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony and The Minnesota Orchestra. He has worked with visiting artists from A Chorus Line, Little House on the Prairie, Carmina Burana, Loyce Holton’s Nutcracker Fantasy, Singing in the Rain and many others. He currently practices physical therapy in downtown Minneapolis and Eagan, MN.