Dr. Milica McDowell has been in clinical physical therapy practice for 15 years.

Following undergraduate studies in Exercise Physiology at Montana State University, Milica received her Master’s Degree from University of Colorado and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Idaho State University, where she studied knee injuries in team sport athletes.

Milica has specialized in orthopedics and sports medicine throughout her rehab career, working with athletes of all ages and ability levels. She owns and operates Clearwater Physical Therapy, Bluebird Medical Supply Company and Epic Fitness Center.

In addition to her clinical practice and teaching in the Masters of Science in Science Education and undergraduate Human Performance Programs at Montana State University, Milica is a founder and the Chief Medical Officer of 4c Sports Injury Analytics.

Milica’s primary areas of research interest include biomechanical baseline testing, kinematic predictors of athletic injury, and postural sway as a concussion assessment tool. She is a member of APTA and NATA and volunteers her time for Ironman triathlon medical support. Milica enjoys recreating with her family, cooking, triathlon, downhill skiing and goldendoodles.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Milica McDowell is founder of Clearwater Therapeutic Physical Therapy; and Bluebird Medical Supply Company. She is the co-founder of 4cSports Injury Analytics. Dr. McDowell receives an honorarium from RockTape. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial: Milica McDowell is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.