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Lace Luedke, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Lace Luedke portrait 3/21/14Lace evaluates and treats physical therapy patients with musculoskeletal conditions and injuries including the spine and extremities. She is board certified in orthopedic physical therapy and a certified strength & conditioning specialist. Lace has also worked as an indoor cycling instructor, an assistant high school track coach, and an adjunct instructor for doctorate of physical therapy students. She’s presented on topics including running injury prevention, running shoe selection, swimming injury prevention, sports specific warm-ups, strength & conditioning, balance, posture, low back pain, osteoporosis, and starting an exercise program to various community groups.



• Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy - University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, 1997

• Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) - University of Central Arkansas, 2006

• Doctoral Candidate – PhD in Orthopedic & Sports Science – Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, 2011 to present

Continuing Education Courses including:

• Current Concepts in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

• McKenzie Method: Lumbar, Thoracic, and Cervical Spine Assessment and Treatment

• University of St. Augustine Spinal Evaluation & Manual Therapy

• Post-operative management of orthopedic conditions

• Numerous courses on evaluation and treatment for upper and lower extremities

• Running gait analysis and intervention for running injuries

• Strength & conditioning for the endurance athlete

• Diagnosis & Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes

• Functional Rehabilitation and Exercise

• Orthotic evaluation and prescription

• Effective patient education

• Evidence based practice


• Licensed Physical Therapist, State of Wisconsin

• Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (ABPTS)

• McKenzie Certified Practitioner

• Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Professional Organizations

• Member, Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association

• Member, American Physical Therapy Association, including Orthopedic and Sports Sections, Foot & Ankle Special Interest Group, and Running Special Interest Group

• Member, National Strength and Conditioning Association


Originally from the Fox Cities, Lace moved back to the area after several years in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is working on her PhD and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, reading, cooking and training for local road races and triathlons. Lace is a four-time Ironman triathlon finisher, a six-time track & field All-American at UW-LaCrosse, and the 1998 Wisconsin NCAA Woman of the Year.

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