Dr. Adam Fritsch

Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
Fellow of the AAOMPT

Dr. Adam Fritsch received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Promotion from Augsburg University in 2006.  He finished his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Carroll University in 2011.  

He completed an orthopedic residency with Evidence in Motion and became board certified in orthopedics (OCS) in 2013.  He continued his post-graduate training with Bellin College undergoing fellowship training in manual therapy and became a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) in 2018.  In 2022 he received a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) from Bellin College.   He has produced research publications and spoken at national conferences in the area of burnout in physical therapists. 

Clinically, Adam has been in outpatient orthopedics since 2011, focusing on managing patients with spine conditions and persistent pain.  He treats patients of all ages with musculoskeletal pain as well assists in post surgical rehabilitation. Adam holds certifications in functional dry needling and has advanced training in manual therapy with emphasis on thrust mobilization. His mission is to help you get out of pain and make you fitter, healthier and more resilient to help you get back to doing the things you love.

Adam has taught throughout the country as a lead faculty for Evidence in Motion in their musculoskeletal management division since 2018 and for his own continuing education company, Big Sky Seminars LLC in the areas of neck and back pain management. Adam began teaching in entry-level DPT education with South College in Knoxville, TN as an adjunct faculty in 2019 and now serves as an assistant professor teaching in the areas of spine management, integrative pain science and evidence based practice.

Adam grew up in Illinois and moved to Montana 3 years ago to be closer to family. He loves to spend time with his wife Melanie and 11 year old son Connor and 4 year old daughter Olivia.  Adam enjoys playing ice hockey, hunting, fishing, hiking and just being outdoors. 

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