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September 13th, 2021

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: I attended the University of Minnesota, St. Paul for my BS in Biology and Concordia University, St. Paul for my Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association and the Academy of Pelvic Health

Specializations: Women’s health through the APTA Pelvic Health Courses

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy:  Women’s health and pelvic health.  Primary treating philosophy is to advocate for each patient, their abilities, and their needs in order to progress towards independent management of symptoms to reach their goals.

Other: I greatly enjoy the outdoors, hiking, and exploring new places with my husband and new puppy.  A fun pastime that my husband and I have found is wood working and building furniture or other projects.

July 14th, 2021

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Concordia University- St. Paul; BS in Exercise and Sport Science, University of Wisconsin- La Crosse

​​​Professional Organization Memberships:  American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Minnesota Chapter, Academy of Pelvic Health

Specializations: Pelvic Health/Women’s Health

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy:  I enjoy treating a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, and have specialized education and training in pelvic floor physical therapy. I believe in providing individualized care to each patient to help them achieve their goals, regain function, and improve their quality of life.

Other:  I enjoy spending time with my friends and family and being active outdoors. In the summer I love boating, fishing, and hiking, and in the winter, I enjoy downhill skiing and snowboarding.

July 14th, 2021

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Physical Therapist

Education Institutions: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Concordia University St. Paul (2021); Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Wisconsin – Madison (2015)

Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Minnesota Chapter

Specializations: LSVT BIG certified for treatment of individuals with Parkinson Disease

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: I enjoy treating individuals with a wide variety of orthopedic conditions and neurological disorders. I value treating the whole person and helping people reach their functional goals to get back to what they enjoy doing.

Other: I spend most of my time with my husband and our cat! We enjoy hiking, golfing, traveling, spending time with friends and family exploring new places in the Twin Cities.

July 14th, 2021

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Doctor of Physical Therapy, The College of St. Scholastica (2021); Exercise Physiology, The College of St. Scholastica (2018)

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

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy:  I enjoy treating patients of all ages. I believe in utilizing the biopsychosocial model in rehab in order to treat the individual as a whole. I enjoy finding specific movement dysfunctions that are limiting the patient’s function and treating accordingly. Not only do I focus on reducing pain/symptoms, but also find ways to reduce the chance of re-injury and improving quality of life. Areas of interest include: Hip, knee, ankle/foot, spine, balance impairments, and neurologic disorders.

Other:  In my free time I enjoy lifting, running, hiking the North Shore, playing basketball, sand volleyball, and spending time with my friends and family.

July 14th, 2021

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Concordia University – St. Paul (2020), Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Wisconsin – Madison (2015)

Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Minnesota Chapter

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy:  I enjoy all aspects of outpatient physical therapy including treating a wide variety of patients and helping each of them reach their goals. I believe in taking a whole body approach in order to help people live an active and healthy lifestyle. My goal is to develop strong relationships and provide individualized care for all of my patients!

Other:  I spend most of my time with my husband, Matt, and our dog, Delta! We enjoy going to the cabin in the summer and traveling somewhere warm in the winter. We also love to spend time with friends and family checking out the newest restaurant/patio!

February 1st, 2021

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Physical Therapist / Athletic Trainer

Educational Institutions: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota (2018); Athletic Training and Music degrees, Luther College (2014)

Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Minnesota Chapter

Specializations: Trigger Point Dry Needling

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: I really enjoy figuring out the specific movement dysfunctions restricting each patient to help tailor their treatment plans to be just what they need! I have a background in sports therapy with a special emphasis on dancers, gymnasts, and runners. Other areas of interest spine, SIJ, foot, and concussion management.

Other: My husband and I got married in June 2020 and currently have two lovely fur babies! I love staying active with a variety of hobbies including gardening, spending time at the cabin in the summer, and running in several races a year including 10Ks, half marathons, and once in a while a trail marathon!

February 1st, 2021

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT), Concordia University – St. Paul (2020); Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Science), University of Minnesota – Duluth (2017)

Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Minnesota Chapter

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Orthopedic conditions; manual therapy; Post-surgical rehab; I believe it is important to treat the whole individual utilizing the biopsychosocial approach to recovery. I enjoy treating individuals of all ages.

Other:  In my free time, I enjoy hiking, running, visiting state parks, and spending time with friends and family.

February 1st, 2021

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of North Dakota- Grand Forks (2019); Bachelor of General Studies, Health Studies, University of North Dakota- Grand Forks (2017)

Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Minnesota Chapter

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: I enjoy treating general orthopedics and balance training. I like to focus not only on reducing pain and reaching patient’s personal goals, but finding ways in their life to reduce their chance of re-injury or pain in the future.

Other:  I enjoy cooking, working out, spending time with family, and golfing with my husband in our free time!

February 1st, 2021

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President and Founder of Physical Therapy Consultants, Inc.

Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota (1979)

Professional Organization Memberships: Member of APTA Private Practice Section, Sports PT Section, Previously served on numerous committees for the Minnesota chapter as well as the chapter treasurer,  member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, Member Central Minnesota Workforce Investment Board, Previous Member and Chair of Minnesota State Rehabilitation Council, Previous member of Minnesota State Council on Disability,  Founder of Physical Therapy Consultants, Inc. and American Ergonomics

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Post Injury Forensic Ergonomics and Preventative Worksite Ergonomic Evaluations, Worksite Functional Capacity Evaluations

Other: Mark enjoys getting recharged in the garden and in the BWCAW and enjoys traveling to warm places in the dead of winter.

October 10th, 2017

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