Dr. Ken Olson currently serves as President of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) practice affairs committee and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Manipulation Workgroup. Additionally, he is a past president of the AAOMPT. Dr. Olson is a private practitioner with Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists in DeKalb, Illinois, USA and a part-time faculty member at Northern Illinois University.
Dr. Olson has lectured nationally and internationally on topics related to the manual physical therapy examination and management of spine and TMJ conditions with abstracts and research articles published in peer-reviewed journals including JOSPT, JMMT, and Cranio. He is also the author of the textbook Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Ed. published by Elsevier in 2016.