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Physical Therapist Assistant

Educational Institutions: Lake Superior College Physical Therapist Assistant, AAS

Professional Organization Membership:  American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Geriatric Chapter

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Specializing in treatment interventions for pt’s with Dementia. Stroke Rehabilitation, SCS.

Other: I enjoy working with geriatric population to enhance their Independence, neurological disorders, senior fitness classes, Silver Sneakers, S.A.I.L. certified instructor.  My hobbies include music, multiple fruit trees, gardening, travel.  I love spending travel experiences and adventures with husband, 3 grown children and 8 grand children.

February 23rd, 2020

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Physical Therapist Assistant

Educational Institutions: Associates of Applied Science, Physical Therapist Assistant, Anoka Ramsey Community College (2009). Certified through American Council of Exercise as a Personal Trainer/ Health Coach.

Professional Organization membership: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Outpatient care/Orthopedic Therapy/Instructing Senior Fitness Classes/ Strength and conditioning/Instructing Group Fitness Classes and one on one training for developing a healthier lifestyle through Brenda’s Body Shop.

Other: Brenda has a passion for long distance cycling! She also enjoys spending time with her husband doing activities such as hiking with her husband and Norm (Cocker Spaniel).  Brenda ia a mom of two amazing children: Trevor a 3D animator and Kenny who is in the Military (Army).

September 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist Assistant

Educational Institutions: Anoka Ramsey Community College Physical ​​​​​Therapist Assistant Program (2014)

​​​Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy ​​​​Association (APTA)

​​​Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Outpatient rehabilitation, ​​​​strength and conditioning, manual therapy, interest in total knee and hip ​​​​​replacements as well as treating low back pain

​​​Other: In her free time, Breanna enjoys fishing, tubing, and going on walks with ​​​​my two favorite puggles.

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical ​​​​Therapist Assistant

Educational Institutions: Associates of Applied Science Physical ​​​​Therapist Assistant, Anoka Ramsey Community College (2015)

​​​Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy ​​​​Association (APTA)

​​​Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Interest areas are in ​​​​orthopedics/sports injuries and manual therapy techniques. Experience ​​​​with providing neurological rehabilitation to patients with brain injuries and ​​​Alzheimer’s disease. Kaitlyn enjoys working with each patient to help ​​​​restore function and reduce pain to improve athletic performance or return ​​​to a healthy lifestyle.

​​​Other: Kaitlyn enjoys being active outdoors whether it is running, biking, ​​​​playing sand volleyball, four wheeling, being out on the lake and ​​​​​canoeing. In the winter time, she enjoys snowmobiling and cross country ​​​​skiing. She loves spending quality time with her family and friends.

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist Assistant

​​​Educational Institutions: University of Sioux Falls 2005-2010 Bachelors of ​​​​Exercise Science with a minor in Business (2005-2010). Associates of Science ​​​​(Physical Therapist Assistant) Lake Area Technical Institute (2011-13),

​​​Professional Organization Memberships: LSVT BIG

​​​Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Out-patient, Manual ​​​​​Therapy, Parkinson’s Disease and neuromuscular diseases.

​​​Other: Kaite enjoys all outdoor activities, running, biking, traveling, spending ​​​​time with family, cooking and baking, and playing games.

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist Assistant

Educational Institutions: A.A. Physical Therapist Assistant, College of ​​​​St. Catherines (1997), Certified Kinesio Tape Practioner (2011)

​​​Professional Organization Memberships: Member Kinesio Tape ​​​​International 2009

​​​Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Kinesio Taping, ​​​​Orthopaedics, Back School Training

​​​Other: Gary likes to kayak and drive his classic car during the summer ​​​​and downhill ski and coach downhill racing in the winter.

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist Assistant/ Athletic Trainer

Educational Institutions: BS Athletic Training, St. Cloud State University (2016), Associate of Applied Science Physical Therapist Assistant, Anoka Ramsey Community College (2019)

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Professional interest area includes athletic injury prevention, rehabilitation and manual therapy techniques. I enjoy working with athletes and patients, providing care to restore function and reduce pain to enable the patient to get back to what they want to do.

Other: In my free time I enjoy going for long bike rides, working out, kicking footballs and spending time with my wife. In the winter time, I like to go snowboarding with friends.

August 22nd, 2017

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Educational Institutions: A.A.S Physical Therapist Assistant, Anoka ​​​​Ramsey Community College (2008); ACE Certified Personal Trainer ​​​​(2016), Fitness Nutrition Coach, NETA (2010)

​​​Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Outpatient Rehab ​​​​working with diagnosis from sports injuries, joint replacements and ​​​​chronic pain, Aquatic Therapy, and basic nutrition coaching

​​​Other: Kerra loves spending time outdoors, weather permitting, with her ​​​​husband and 3 children.

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist Assistant

Educational Institutions: Associate Applied Science Degree, College of ​​​St. Catherine (1995)

​​​Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy ​​​​Association (APTA)

​​​Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Aquatic therapy, ​​​​orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation in patients with acute and ​​​​chronic conditions

​​​Other: Cindy enjoys spending time with her family doing outdoor ​​​​​recreational activities such as camping, boating, and gardening.

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist Assistant

Educational Institutions: B.S Kinesiology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (2016); A.A.S. Physical Therapist Assistant, Anoka-Ramsey Community College (2019)

Professional Organization Membership: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Hayley enjoys working in the outpatient setting providing treatment that focuses on the patient’s goals. Hayley has a special interest in manual therapy and Parkinson’s.

Other: Hayley loves to read, crochet, spend time with her family, and help her boyfriend work on restoring his classic pick up truck.

August 10th, 2017

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