Jill Hipskind, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor

Dr. Hipskind teaches musculoskeletal therapeutics to students within the DPT program. Assists with the Orthopedic Residency Program offered through St. Ambrose. Her specialty is in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy.

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Education and Training

  • Orthopaedic Residency, St. Ambrose University
  • DPT, St. Ambrose University
  • BS, St. Ambrose University, Exercise Science and Psychology

Why did you decide to study physical therapy?

I decided to study physical therapy after a knee injury in high school required extensive therapy before and after surgery to help me return to athletics. My physical therapist helped me recover both physically and mentally.


O'Malley M, Hipskind J, Farrell K, Gardner C. The Effectiveness of Manual Physical Therapy to the Cervical Spine to Improve Upper Extremity Pain and Weakness in a Patient with Lateral Epicondylalgia: A Case Report. AAOMPT Annual Conference.
October, 2019

Hipskind J, Gardner C. Differentiation of Upper Cervical Spine Pathologies. Genesis Health Systems, Davenport, IA. August, 2018

Hipskind J. Initial Physical Therapy Management for Shoulder Pain. 5th Annual ORA Conference for Primary Care, Bettendorf, IA. October, 2015

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