Dr. Gregersen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in 1995. Upon graduation, Erik served as an Army Officer for four years before working in operations management as well as several sales and marketing positions.
Erik returned to school and graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Concordia University of Wisconsin in 2011. While in school he also worked part time as a CrossFit Trainer/Coach as well as becoming a Certified Level 1 CrossFit Trainer. He has remained active in CrossFit since beginning in 2007. Upon graduation Erik completed a year-long orthopedic manual therapy and sports medicine internship. He has also earned his Board Certification as an Orthopedic Specialist (OCS), is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and has an advanced certification in Functional Dry Needling. Additionally, Erik has earned the prestigious honor of becoming a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists. He completed this rigorous program (that less than 1% of physical therapists complete) in approximately three years. This is the highest level of clinical education that a physical therapist can attain.
Erik is integrally involved in the profession striving to better himself. He is an active member of the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Wisconsin Chapter where he serves as the Academic Liaison Committee Co-Chair. He also serves in numerous roles as a mentor for students and other clinicians within the APTA and Froedtert Health. Additionally, Erik teaches continuing education courses for other physical therapists and serves as Adjunct Faculty at South College.
Erik has a passion for evidenced based physical therapy integrating manual therapy and individualized exercise prescription to treat the spectrum of orthopedic conditions focusing on active individuals and athletes. His treatment philosophy is to identify the underlying cause of symptoms and get rid of the pain then to methodically give clients the tools to stay active and maintain long term health.