Dr. Sari Abelson PT, DPT

Dr. Sari Abelson PT, DPT

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Dr. Sari Abelson PT, DPT


Sari embraces an individualized approach to care, informed by evidence and careful listening, and  rooted in patient values, collaboration and creativity. As a physical therapist, she is humbled by the opportunity to educate and empower patients and to illuminate the human capacity for resilience and adaptation. 

With a background in improvisational dance and yoga, Sari is passionate about cultivating  curiosity, promoting a deeper connection between mind and body, and inspiring patients to  rediscover joy through movement. Sari has clinical experience in a variety of settings including: orthopedics, pelvic health, neurologic rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation, and sub-acute rehabilitation.  

Sari graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Neuroscience from St. Olaf  College in Northfield, MN in 2013. She earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis  University in Denver, Colorado in 2019. In the pursuit of providing exceptional care, Sari completed an Orthopedic Clinical Residency in 2020 through Park Nicollet Clinic and Evidence in Motion, with an emphasis in evidence-based practice and advanced training in the treatment of orthopedic conditions and manual therapy.  

Additionally, Sari pursued specialized training in Pelvic Health and Obstetrics through the  American Physical Therapy Association and Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.  She is committed to providing inclusive care and promoting awareness of Pelvic Floor Physical  Therapy.  

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Pelvic organ prolapse (feeling of fullness, difficulty eliminating)
  • Pelvic pain
  • Vaginismus, vulvodynia, endometriosis
  • Urinary/fecal incontinence and urgency/frequency
  • Constipation/bloating/IBS/diarrhea
  • Painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis
  • Pregnancy and postpartum pain and weakness
  • Diastasis rectus abdominis/c-section scars
  • Sexual dysfunction/pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Coccyx pain
  • Pudendal neuralgia: irritation or pain typically worse with sitting, felt along nerve pathways from low back to rectal area, genital area, and/or bladder
  • Pain in the low back, sacroiliac joint, hip, groin, and/or pelvis


In her free time, she enjoys adventuring outdoors with her husband and their spunky dog, Ruby, exploring hiking and biking trails, canoeing, cross country skiing and gardening. They are always dreaming up their next “off the beaten trail” travel adventure.


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