Marla Bookhout, PT, MS

Marla Bookhout Physical Therapist

“It has been my great privilege to be a part of PTOSI since 1983. PTOSI has given me a place to learn, to teach and to grow. I feel especially blessed at this point in my career to be able to combine my love of therapeutic yoga with Orthopedic Manual Therapy in my clinical practice”


  • Master’s in Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Institute of Graduate Health Sciences, 1982
  • Bachelor’s in Physical Therapy, University of Colorado, 1972


  • Continuing Education instructor for Physical Therapists
  • Guest lecturer for PT students at the University of Minnesota
  • Yoga Instructor at Mind Body Solutions yoga studio in Minnetonka, MN

Specialized Training and Certifications

  • Specialized training in Physical Therapy during Pregnancy

Areas of Specialty


American Physical Therapy Association, Women’s Health Section Minnesota Physical Therapy Association

What do you like best about PTOSI?

The people! The continual emphasis on learning and opportunities for continuing education as well as the help from support staff at all levels.

Hobbies and Activities

Yoga, Zumba, walking, gardening, playing with my dog, reading, and cooking

Joined PTOSI:

  • 1983

Clinic Location(s)


  • Co-author of articles in various Physical Therapy Journals and a chapter in Obstetric and Gynecologic Physical Therapy