McFarland Clinic

Tyson Handsaker, DPT

Accepting New Patients


4.86 out of 5
  • 42 Patient Ratings

Primary Clinic

West Ames Office

3600 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50014

Location Details on West Ames Office

Patient Testimonials


Medical Interests

Tyson treats a wide variety of orthopedic injuries with a special interest in sports rehabilitation, injury prevention, and performance. He works with his patients to assist them in achieving their personal goals and returning them to participation in the activities they enjoy the most. His treatments combine the use of manual techniques, including soft tissue mobilization, and targeted exercises for increasing strength, stability, flexibility, and mobility to allow his patients to return to an active lifestyle and live life to the fullest. Tyson Specializes In:

Tyson Specializes In:

  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention
  • Return to sport and Sports Performance
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation for Shoulders, Knees, and Hips including rotator cuff repairs, labrum repairs for the shoulder nad hip, total knee replacements, total hip replacements and more
  • ACL Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention
  • Overhead Athlete (Baseball, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball, and Basketball) Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention
  • Running Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention
  • Low Back and Spine Physical Therapy

Joined McFarland Clinic

August 2015

Education & Professional Certification


Loras College, Dubuque, IA   

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology

Clarke University, Dubuque, IA 

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Professional & Personal Interests

Leadership Roles

Facility Manager, McFarland Clinic Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy, West Ames (Current)

Facility Manager, McFarland Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, Iowa Falls (December 2015-July 2018)

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Fishing, Basketball, Football, Cooking, Self-Proclaimed "Foodie," Spending time with family and friends

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