Lace Luedke, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, CSCS is a licensed physical therapist (PT) and certified strength & conditioning specialist (CSCS). She is board certified in orthopedic physical therapy (OCS). She specializes in evaluation and treatment of running injuries as well as general musculoskeletal conditions.
She has her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) and her PhD in Orthopedic and Sports Science. Her dissertation assessed the impact of running form and leg strength on injuries in cross country runners. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (Orthopedic & Sports Sections along with the Running Special Interest Group), Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Lace is also a lecturer for the Kinesiology Department at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She loves spending time with her husband and two children and being outdoors. A former NCAA track All-American at UW-LaCrosse, she currently enjoys training for and competing in triathlons, road and trail races and indoor soccer.
A thorough musculoskeletal and biomechanical evaluation to address injury and performance issues. This includes a running gait analysis to correct adverse running mechanics as well as corrective exercise. If injured, a more detailed follow up plan may be recommended incuding therapeutic exercises, manual/hands-on interventions and a progressive return to run program.