Daniel Jensen, DPT
Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapist
Daniel, a Rapid City native, specializes in the rehabilitation and prevention of sports-related injuries. He regularly serves as a physical therapist overseas, working with Olympic athletes in a variety of sports including track & field, basketball, and volleyball. Dr. Jensen was selected to be a member of an international sports medicine team by Tim Grover (CEO of Attack Athletics, trainer to Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and other professional athletes) to deliver rehab and performance training to basketball players at the Shanghai Sports Institute. He has presented internationally on the topics of sports rehabilitation and injury prevention, specifically on current concepts related to athletic hip injuries and treatment.
Daniel received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities where he was involved in research on foot & ankle biomechanics. Dr. Jensen currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Black Hills State University where he is involved in research on the topics of youth baseball injuries and musculoskeletal injury in Paralympic athletes.
Outside of work Daniel spends his free time snowboarding, cycling, hunting, and is an avid baseball and basketball enthusiast. He enjoys traveling and exploring the beautiful Black Hills with his wife and daughter.