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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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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (2019); Bachelor of Science (Biology) and Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Sport Science), University of Minnesota-Duluth (2015)

Professional Organization Membership: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA); subsection member of Sports Section and Orthopedic Section; Minnesota Physical Therapy Association (MNPTA); National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: I enjoy working with patients of all ages and activity level, with special interest working with competitive and recreational athletes. As a Physical Therapist, my goal is to work collaboratively with my patients in order to help them achieve their goals and return to their favorite activities.

Specialization: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Other: Outside of the Physical Therapy world, I enjoy spending time with my girlfriend, family and friends. I love cheering on the Minnesota collegiate and professional sports teams, going to the gym, watching Netflix, trying new restaurants, and going to movies.

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions:  Doctorate of Physical Therapy , University of Minnesota (2011), Movement Science degree, Winona State University (2008)

Professional Organization Memberships:  American Physical Therapy  Association (APTA)

Specializations: Trigger Point Dry Needling

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: I take a whole body approach to physical therapy and enjoy putting the pieces of the puzzle together to help people get better and back to the activities in life that they enjoy. I have specialized in trigger point dry needling and have really enjoyed seeing great results with it, giving people less pain and more function in everyday life.

Other: My husband and I have a beautiful baby girl who was born November 2013. We enjoy staying active and spending time with friends and family. I did run in one marathon (2011) but have a “one and done philosophy” and won’t be doing another one. 🙂

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), The College of ​​​​Saint Scholastica (2007), B.A. Health Sciences, The College of Saint ​​​​​Scholastica (2005)

​​​Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy ​​​​Association (APTA); subsection of APTA: Orthopedic

Specializations: Trigger Point Dry Needling and Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist

​​​Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: APTA Credentialed Clinical ​​​​Instructor, Anoka Ramsey Community College (ARCC) PTA Advisory Committee, ​​​Strategic Orthopedic Spine System (Lumbar) American BackPain Center

​​​Other: Chad enjoys being outside as much as possible all year long. He loves ​​​​to rock climb, golf, snowboard, snowshoe, and hike. He also likes to play ​​​​cribbage and collect cribbage boards.

August 22nd, 2017

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August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of ​​​​Minnesota, Twin Cities (2012), BS Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Twin ​​​​Cities (2009)

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

Specializations: Trigger Point Dry Needling

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Paige is certified in myofascial trigger point dry needling through Myopain Seminars. Her treatment philosophy involves combining specific, targeted manual therapy techniques with exercises to allow the muscles and joints to function properly. She has particular interests in treating orthopedic conditions of patients of all ages, including Torticollis in young infants.

Other: In her free time, Paige enjoys cooking and baking, playing sand volleyball with her co-workers, weekends at the cabin and being out on the lake, Zumba class with her girlfriends, and spending quality time with her family. She and her husband have a little baby boy at home who is a bundle of fun!

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Educational Institutions: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of Minnesota (2016), B.S. Accounting, St. Cloud State University (2007)

Professional Organization Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA); subsection of APTA: Orthopaedic

Specializations: Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS)

Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: I love getting people back to doing things they enjoy doing with specific exercise activities and manual therapy techniques. I take an evidence-based patient centered focus in my care. I enjoy listening to the patient and understanding their story and perspective in delivering effective treatment.

Other: Josa enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He likes the outdoors; spending time at his family cabin, fishing, and hiking. He also likes working out at the gym and watching and playing sports.

August 22nd, 2017

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Educational Institutions: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of ​​​​Minnesota – Twin Cities (2013); B.A. History, Minnesota State University ​​​​​Moorhead (1995)

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

​​​Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Evaluation and treatment of ​​​​orthopedic conditions; manual therapy, interest in treating low back pain and ​​​​shoulder rehabilitation.

​​​Other: In his free time, Bill enjoys playing softball, working out and spending ​​​​time with his wife, friends and family.

August 22nd, 2017

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Physical Therapist

Educational Institutions: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), The ​​​​College of Saint Scholastica (2016); B.A. in Biology, The College of Saint ​​​​Scholastica (2013)

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

Specializations: Trigger Point Dry Needling

​​​Professional Interest Area/Treating Philosophy: Evaluation and treatment of ​​​​various orthopedic impairments; special interest in knee rehabilitation; I like to ​​​​use a variety of manual therapy techniques and exercise to help patients reach ​​​​their maximal potential.

​​​Other: I enjoy spending time with family and friends, cheering on the Minnesota ​​​​Twins, and travelling, including attending Bentleyville, at least once a year!

August 22nd, 2017

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