Jacquelyn M. Ruen, PT, DPT, OCS

Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy

Jacquelyn M. Ruen

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-301-1594

Fax 612-625-4274

Office Address:
Division of Physical Therapy
311 Children's Rehab Ctr
426 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Division of Physical Therapy
MMC 388
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy

Co-Director of Clinical Education, Division of Physical Therapy

Residency, Certificate of Completion, Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency, Ohio State University, 2010

Doctoral Degree, University of Iowa (Doctor of Physical Therapy), 2005

BA, Luther College (Major: Biology, Minor: Athletic Training), 2003


Professional Associations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Orthopedic Section 
    • Education Section
    • Sports Section
  • Health and Wellness Committee
  • Minnesota Physical Therapy Association (MNPTA)




  • Shields RK, Dudley-Javoroski S, Boaldin KM, Corey TA, Fog DB, Ruen JM. Peripheral Quantitative Computerized Tomography: Measurement Sensitivity in Persons With and Without Spinal Cord Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2006; 87(10): 1376-81.


  • Lecture, "Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction and Dry Needling" University of Minnesota, November 2015
  • Lecture and Lab, "Musculoskeletal Examination: Shoulder and Knee" University of Minnesota, January 2015
  • Case Report presentation, "Bilateral de Querveins Tenosynovitis" The Ohio State University, March 2010 and March 2013
  • Residency Conference presentation, "Clinical Prediction Rules" The Ohio State University, September 2011 and 2012
  • Residency Conference case presentation, "My Arm is Numb: Diagnosis and Treatment of T4 Syndrome" The Ohio State University, January 2012.
  • Lecture, "Temporomandibular Joint" The Ohio State University Physical Therapy program, May 2010 and May 2011
  • Case Report presentation, "Differential Diagnosis of Lateral Foot Pain from the Perspective of the Physical Therapist" The Ohio State University, December 2010
  • Residency Conference presentation, "Clinical Gait Analysis" The Ohio State University, July 2010
  • Sports Fellows presentation, "Proximal Stability for Distal Mobility: The Importance of Core Control with Extremity Movements" The Ohio State University, May 2010
  • Case Report presentation, "Symphysis Pubis Pain in Pregnancy" The Ohio State University, January 2010
  • Case Report presentation, "Limited Knee Arthroplasty Flexion Following Manipulation Under Anesthesia" The University of Iowa, December 2005
  • Case Discussion and literature review, "Manipulation Under Anesthesia and Range of Motion" Providence Gateway Center, November 2005



  • PT6284 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation I
  • PT6283 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation II


Board Certifications

Clinical Specialties:

Orthopedics, Functional Dry Needling, LE Mechanics