Erik A. Olson, DO

Erik A. Olson, DO

Dr. Olson grew up in Wisconsin graduating from Lakeland High School in Minocqua. He received his Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Science from the University of Wisconsin and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville Missouri. Dr. Olson’s interest in musculoskeletal pain management and interventional physiatry led him back to the University of Wisconsin where he completed his Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Olson joined Alaska Spine Institute in 2012 and specializes in neuromusculoskeletal medicine, interventional procedures and EMG (Electromyography). When he is not at work you can find Dr. Olson enjoying time with his wife and children in the great Alaskan outdoors. He enjoys hunting, fishing, mountain biking and traveling.

Medical Expertise and Interests
Osteopathic Manipulations
EMG (Electromyography)
Epidural Steroid Injections- Lumbar
Joint Injections
Facet Injections
Trigger Point Injections

Education
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Science , graduating with honors 2004

Medical Degree: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, graduated 2008      

Internship
Midwestern University-Bromenn Healthcare, Bloomington, Illinois

Residency
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, graduated 2012 

Presentations
Grand Rounds: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Grand Rounds: Lyme Disease
Grand Rounds: Diabetic Lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy
Poster Presentation: Vertebral Artery Injury Case report with Review of Literature for Therapeutic options. AAP conference 

Certifications
Board Certified American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Diplomate

Medical Affiliations
Association of Academic Physiatrists
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Academy of Osteopathy
American Osteopathic Association