About Maverick Physio
Maverick Physio is small, niche clinic. We prioritize personalized care and creating sustainable outcomes. Our model of care is simple: provide evidence-informed and collaborative interventions to each of our patients, with a personal touch. In conjunction with treatment, we aim to help educate and empower our patients during their rehab journey in order to provide support in navigating the healthcare landscape.
The Maverick Physio Team
We believe in utilizing treatments which are backed by the best available data and peer reviewed literature. We stay up-to-date on newly published articles in high impact journals to help direct the care we provide and deliver the best results for our patients. No gimmicks. No magic pills. Just science-backed treatment.
Dr. Mason Richlen, PT, DPT
Mason Richlen grew up in Chippewa Falls, WI. He then went to the University of Minnesota and graduated with a B.S. in Kinesiology. While going to school, he gained experience working with high-performers through various internships in different sports and at different age-levels. Additionally, he spent several years coaching Weightlifting and CrossFit, the former of which he competed in for 6 years at a national level.
Continuing his education, Dr. Richlen returned to the University of Minnesota where he completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He is most interested in melding efficiency, health, and performance. With this unification, he believes the most optimal route can be attained for those pursuing a high performance lifestyle that goes beyond just athletes, and addresses those looking to maximize quality of life, longevity, and function.
He currently lives in St. Paul, MN, with his wife, and recently rescued blind labradoodle, Butters. In his free time he enjoys training, recreational sports, fishing, trying to learn how to golf, and reading research to maintain a place at the frontlines of validated innovation in the fields of health and performance.
Dr. Eric Niemyer, PT, DPT
Eric Niemyer was born in Bismarck, ND, but his family moved to Duluth, MN soon after where he spent his childhood. He went on to attend the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities where he earned a B.S. in Kinesiology. Over his undergraduate career, he gained experience in personal training, athletic training, and worked as a Strength and Conditioning intern for the Division I University of Minnesota hockey, basketball, soccer, tennis, track and field, volleyball, wrestling, and gymnastics teams.
After recognizing his own desire to understand the human body, movement, performance, and rehabilitation at a deeper level, he went on to attend St. Catherine University where he would earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May of 2021. His passion for the field of physical therapy is strong and centered around an evidence-based approach to ensure patients receive the most up-to-date, well supported, and efficacious treatments possible.
He currently lives in Minneapolis, MN with his wife and rescue dog, Roux. In his free time, he enjoys weightlifting, golf, skiing, ice hockey, hiking, binge watching TV shows, and reading academic research related to physical therapy.
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