About Jonathan Reynolds
Jonathan holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in physiotherapy from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Minnesota. He works as a physical therapist at the Orthology, Inc. clinic in Eagan, MN, and he is the Chief Curriculum Officer and leads the company’s Clinical Council, a committee of clinicians that provide clinical governance and oversight. His primary area of clinical specialization is the shoulder. Jonathan’s Ph.D. dissertation investigated the concert violinist’s exposure to motion and muscle activation factors that are associated with right shoulder impingement (bursitis, rotator cuff tendinitis etc.) in the bow arm. His other areas of interest include orthopedic outpatient physical therapy for those of all ages suffering with musculoskeletal injuries, especially industrial workers, performing artists, and those with chronic pain.
Jonathan has consulted as an expert witness in medico-legal and medical malpractice cases. He is licensed to practice physical therapy in Minnesota and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, The International Shoulder Group (affiliated with the International Society for Biomechanics), and the Performing Arts Medical Association. He has traveled to many locations in the United States and Canada, as well as parts of Asia, to teach continuing education seminars on Functional Capacity Evaluation, Job Site Analysis and Post Offer Evaluation. He has designed several software programs that are currently used in the industrial rehabilitation field.
Jonathan is the inventor of the TolaPoint, a self-treat soft-tissue pressure application and joint mobilization system (www.tolapoint.com) for those suffering with myofascial trigger point pain, and for those wishing to enhance muscular performance.
He has authored and co-authored articles in the fields of biomechanics, ergonomics, and sports medicine.