A.J. is a hand therapist that is certified by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission. A.J. joined Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center in 2006. A.J. received his Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota. After receiving his Bachelor of Science, A.J. went on to receive his Master of Science in physical therapy from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. 

Therapists Additional Information


  • University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

Physical Therapy Degree

  • University of Mary, Bismarck, ND

Specialized Training

  • Mulligan Manual Therapy Concepts Fabrication of Custom Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Splints           
  • Hand Therapist


  • Hand Therapy Certification Commission

Medical Interests

  • Hand and upper extremity injuries and pathologies

Phone: (605) 341-1414

Office: Rapid City, SD

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