Dr. Bradley M Kruse

Brad is an associate professor of physical therapy at Clarke University, in Dubuque, IA where he has worked since 2006. He received a BS in athletic training from South Dakota State University in 1995, a MPT from St. Ambrose University in 1998, a tDPT from Clarke University in 2006, and an Ed.D. from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2017, where his dissertation focused on pre-operative PNE for total joint replacement. Brad is a board certified sports clinical specialist, a certified athletic trainer and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. In 2016, he received a certification in dry needling from the Dry Needling Institute of the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy. In addition to teaching, Brad maintains a clinical practice at Dubuque Physical Therapy, a private practice outpatient clinic. His area of practice focuses on  orthopedics and sports medicine. Brad has attended numerous ISPI courses since 2008 and integrates pain neuroscience education into his clinical practice. He is pursuing the CSMT certification through ISPI. When not working, he likes to spend time outdoors with his wife, Anne, and following their kids as they participate in band, track and basketball.