Shelby Lynn Fruechte PT, DPT

Position with NIPT:
Physical Therapist

NIPT Clinic Location:
Post Falls

Shelby was born and raised in Dickinson, ND. Following graduation she attended Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD where she ran cross country and track for 4 years. There, Shelby met her husband, Mark. In May of 2017 she graduated with my B.S. in Exercise Science and went on to the University of North Dakota where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in May of 2020. Mark and Shelby recently welcomed their first daughter, Isla, to the family. They love to explore and spend as much time outdoors together with their dog, Cora. 

Personal Interests: 

  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Spending time with friends and family


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of North Dakota (2020)
  • B. S. Exercise Science with minor in Psychology (2017)


  • Functional Dry Needling Certification (2023)
  • Running Rehabilitation Specialist (2021)

Areas of Focus:

  • Running analysis and injury prevention/rehabilitation
  • Endurance Athlete rehabilitation/injury prevention
  • Sport injury rehabilitation and prevention