Physical Therapists

Joe Herdzina, DPT

  • Graduated in 2008 from the University of Mary with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and emphasis in sports medicine
  • Prior collegiate soccer athlete that endured and overcame multiple injuries
  • Avid sports participant (wakeboarding, back country skiing, snowboarding, hockey and soccer along with coaching soccer and hockey)
  • Experience in designing performance enhancement programs for youth, high school, and collegiate level athletes
  • Experience in specialty orthopedic clinic treating athletes of all shapes and sizes
  • ASTYM certified
  • Sees patients in St. Croix Falls, WI and Lindstrom, MN

Frank Johnson, Physical Therapists

Frank Johnson, PT, CSCS

  • Director of Physical Rehabilitation
  • Received his training at Mayo School of Physical Therapy
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist
  • Specialty areas, in addition to treating athletes, include treatment of spine injuries, vestibular and balance rehabilitation, injury prevention, and treatment of chronic pain
  • Evidence-based treatment plans
  • Community education
  • Sees patients in St. Croix Falls, WI and Lindstrom, MN

Nicole Kielsa, DPT 

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Enjoys working with athletes’ at all levels and has personal experience dealing with injuries in sport
  • Played collegiate soccer and still continues to play soccer and volleyball at the recreational level
  • Prior experience working in collegiate Athletic Training Room
  • Special interest in sports related knee and shoulder injuries
  • Certified to perform Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Sees patients in St. Croix Falls, WI and Lindstrom, MN

Stacie Ruud, PT

  • Graduated from Mayo School of Health Related Sciences with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy
  • Helped initiate sports medicine program at other organizations
  • Developed sports medicine evaluation program, “Back in Action,” for area student-athletes
  • Played college basketball for four years
  • Assists with injury evaluation and treatment plans in our area schools
  • Regularly attends sports medicine conferences and courses
  • Practices evidence-based treatment plans
  • Sees patients in Siren, Webster, and Frederic


Molli Dant, DPT

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University
  • Experience playing collegiate volleyball
  • Expertise in treating return to sport, post surgical rehab, and specific functional activity following injury, especially shoulders and lower extremity injuries
  • Certified to perform Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Interests include staying active outdoors, spending time with her family and friends, playing card games and reading
  • Sees patients in St. Croix Falls and Unity