Maggie Henjum PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Maggie is the owner of Motion and a dedicated physical therapist with a passion for developing a diverse skill set, knowing the full range of treatment options and having an in-depth knowledge of emerging techniques with manual therapy and exercise. She is primary faculty for post-doctoral residents and adjunct faculty for the doctoral program at the University of Minnesota, medical staff with US Ski and Snowboard Team, preferred to professional athletes, published author and researcher in two textbooks and numerous articles, and the Twin Cities’ premier spinal and lower extremity physical therapy specialist.

Maggie earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in exercise science, with an emphasis on pre-professional physical therapy. She went on to attend the University of Colorado-Denver, and received her doctorate in physical therapy with extra training in manual therapy. Since, Maggie has obtained her orthopedic certified specialist designation.

Lastly, Maggie continued to improve expertise in the field by excelling in one of the highest designations of a post-doctoral fellowship through the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT), with Evidence in Motion. With this, it allows a close involvement in research and progression of our field. Maggie has certifications in professional bike fitting, blood flow restriction and dry needling to optimize performance and reduce pain in any individual. Complimenting manual therapy, Maggie uses exercise and movement to restore and return you back to your optimal self!

Maggie enjoys traveling with her spouse, staying active with hiking, skiing & snowboarding, volleyball, biking, and running.

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Michelle Steege PT, DPT, OCS

Michelle is passionate about the profession of physical therapy, which allows her to help people return to the activities they love. She enjoys the opportunity to empower those she interacts with to lead healthier and stronger lives. Michelle completed her orthopedic physical therapy residency in 2018. She has advanced manual therapy skills and strong knowledge of orthopedic physical therapy.

Michelle utilizes a variety of treatment interventions including manual therapy and exercises that are individualized for each patient. Michelle’s clinical specialties include but are not limited to: the management professional and non-professional athletes, lower extremity injuries, and ACL pre and post-operative and non-operative rehabilitation. Michelle has also obtained certifications in professional bike fitting and dry needling (TDN).

Michelle earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in exercise science. She then attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where she earned her doctorate in physical therapy.

In her free time, Michelle enjoys being outdoors—running, biking, hiking, kayaking; and spending time at her family’s cabin in northern Wisconsin. She also volunteer’s her time as a foster parent for Second Hand Hounds dog rescue center and has a family dog of her own, “Jackie” whom she deeply adores.

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Erin Babineau PT, DPT

Erin believes in patient-centered treatment plans developed with a strong evidence-based approach that promotes self-care and empowers patients to take their health into their own hands. Her ultimate goal is that patients truly understand their bodies and the best management strategy that works for them. 

Erin is enthusiastic about education and is a credentialed clinical instructor for doctorate of physical therapy students. In 2018, Erin completed her post-doctoral residency in orthopedics with advanced training in manual therapy and orthopedic conditions.

She has a strong background in sports medicine with a focus in concussion treatment, pelvic health, pediatrics to adolescents, and return-to-sport care for elite athletes and casual gym goers. Erin has also obtained certifications in the treatment of pelvic and abdominal conditions by The American Physical Therapy Association, blood flow restriction (BFR) therapy and dry needling (TDN).

Erin earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Amherst College in Amherst, MA. She played collegiate ice hockey both at Bemidji State University and Amherst College. She then attended the University of Minnesota, where she earned her doctorate in physical therapy. 

In her free time, Erin enjoys porch side sits with friends and family, exploring the Twin Cities on her bike, knitting with her cat Tina, cooking, and taking SCUBA diving trips. Every winter, you can find her on Lake Nokomis playing in Minnesota’s annual pond hockey tournament.

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Alyssa George PT, DPT, OCS

Alyssa wants to get you back to doing what you love, whether that be sports/recreational activities, your career, or caring for your family. Specializing in treating pelvic and orthopedic conditions, Alyssa develops individualized treatment plans because she understands that no two bodies are alike. She has been involved in research projects to help advance the field of physical therapy. Most recently she has written a case series detailing the benefits of dry needling for chronic pelvic pain and presented on the function of breathing muscles in pelvic pain at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting. She has over nine years of experience as a physical therapist and has started and led pelvic health programs at clinics in Texas, Ohio, and now Minnesota, her home state.

Alyssa earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Gustavus Adolphus College, a Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and continued her education at the University of Montana, earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She is a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedics and earned her certification in pelvic physical therapy from the American Physical Therapy Association Section on Women’s Health. She has been a lecturer and faculty mentor of both orthopedic residency and manual therapy fellowship programs at The Ohio State University and is a credentialed clinical instructor for physical therapy students. Alyssa has been certified in dry needling and utilizes other various manual therapy techniques in her management of abdominopelvic disorders (including incontinence, constipation, lumbopelvic pain, and pregnancy-related musculoskeletal disorders) and orthopedic conditions of the neck, back, shoulder, hip, knee, and foot/ankle.

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Pelvic organ prolapse (feeling of fullness, difficulty eliminating)
  • Pelvic pain (female/male/transgender)
  • Prostatitis
  • Vaginismus, vulvodynia, endometriosis
  • Urinary/fecal incontinence and urgency/frequency
  • Constipation/bloating/IBS/diarrhea
  • Painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis
  • Pregnancy and postpartum pain and weakness
  • Diastasis rectus abdominis/c-section scars
  • Sexual dysfunction/pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Coccyx pain
  • Pudendal neuralgia: irritation or pain typically worse with sitting, felt along nerve pathways from low back to rectal area, genital area, and/or bladder
  • Pain in the low back, sacroiliac joint, hip, groin, and/or pelvis

In her free time, Alyssa enjoys running, yoga, swimming, biking, hiking, canoeing, and spending time with family and friends.

Why Motion?:

“They are a team of experts that value education, research, and collaborative care in a fun, patient-centered environment.”

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Jennifer Joslyn PT, DPT, SFMA

Connecting with patients and empowering them to live a full, functional, and pain-free lifestyle is what Jennifer loves most about being a physical therapist. Using an individualized treatment approach, she is dedicated to developing a plan of care that will help you to achieve your goals and improve your quality of life.

Jennifer earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at New York Medical College and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Loyola University of Chicago. She has experience treating in a variety of settings including orthopedics, sub-acute rehabilitation, and pediatrics.

Educated in the treatment of pelvic and abdominal conditions by the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, Jennifer specializes in the treatment of conditions including, but not limited to: diastasis recti, urinary incontinence, prolapse, dyspareunia, vulvodynia, constipation, interstitial cystitis, coccydynia, symphysis pubis dysfunction, and low back, hip, and SI joint pain.

Jennifer views each patient as a whole person and has extensive training in manual therapy, kinesiology taping, selective functional movement analysis, and the assessment of running gait.

In her free time, Jennifer is an avid weightlifter and runner. She loves to try out new ways to stay active, indulge in great food, spend time with family, or grab coffee with
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Matt Arbeiter PT

Matt is an expert in building corporate wellness focused programs to keep patients in Motion with fitness, wellness, and ergonomic assessments. Matt’s devotion to both his patients and colleagues allowed him to develop an expansive network of medical and well-being professionals. In 2003, Matt became a founding partner of TC Fit, a collaborative business model for corporate fitness, wellness, and physical therapy services. Matt is a frequent presenter in the areas of back safety and ergonomics in the corporate environment.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from St. John’s University (MN) and completed his degree in physical therapy at the University of Minnesota in 1997. He has a passion for knowledge and continues ongoing training in occupational and public health, ergonomics, sports medicine and manual therapy. Matt holds a certification in ergonomics from the Back School of Atlanta and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. In addition, he is Associated Faculty at the University of Minnesota Doctoral Program in Physical therapy. Matt sits on the board for the Minneapolis Alpine Ski Team and also on the Alumni Board for the University of Minnesota Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy.

Matt lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two daughters. He and his wife are active in fundraising for the local schools. Although he is no longer coaching his daughters as they move to traveling sports leagues, you can often find him on the sidelines or in the audience supporting his daughters’ activities. You may also find him running or biking around the lakes as he dreams about winter ski trips out west. Often in tow on his runs is his beloved four-year-old golden retriever, Bode.

 

 

 

Jacquelyn Ruen PT, DPT, OCS

Jacque’s passion for the many facets of Physical Therapy only continue to grow over time.  Her constantly evolving practice is well established in lower extremity issues and the treatment of jaw dysfunction, while continuing to expand into the upper extremity and health and wellness towards preventative mindset.  She is an educator at heart and is energized by empowering patients to understand and problem solve barriers to their movement so they can focus their efforts on what really energizes them. She aims to accomplish this with a combination of hands on care and intentional, mindful movement.  

Jacque splits her time between patient care and education.  As an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, she joins a talented faculty in the shaping of the professionals of the future.  She values the ways in which clinical care, research, and education work together to elevate and direct all that Physical therapy has to offer for the betterment of all of our moving lives.  

Jacque earned her undergraduate degree from Luther College, studying Biology and Athletic training. She then went on to the University of Iowa, where she earned her doctorate in physical therapy.  After practicing for a few years as a generalist, Jacque went on to complete an Orthopaedic Residency with Ohio State Sports Medicine in Columbus, OH and earn board certification.

Jacque embraces all four seasons with outdoor enjoyment of hiking, camping, running or XC skiing.  One of her favorite places to be is beside a fire with a seasonably appropriate beverage and good company, be it family and friends, a book, or music.  

 

 

 

 

Patrick O’Neil PT, DPT, ATC, LAT, CSCS

Patrick’s passion for helping people stems from his drive to return individuals back to their normal lives better than before. Whether it’s getting you back onto the field, back to work, or even back to playing with your kids pain free, Patrick is able to assist you with meeting all of your goals.

Patrick attended Gustavus Adolphus College where he played hockey and lacrosse while completing his athletic training degree.  He achieved recognition by Iota Tau Alpha, the national honor society of athletic trainers for his academic excellence. Patrick then attended the College of Saint Scholastica for his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree while assisting as a coach for their men’s tennis team. He worked as an athletic trainer at Macalester College, a division III school, while completing his physical therapy boards and finishing his DPT degree. Patrick also holds the credentialing of certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Patrick specializes in the clinical management of athletes from youth to professional alike. Utilizing his various backgrounds, he is able to create a unique plan that is tailored to your goals and get you back to doing the things you love. From the weekend warrior to post-operative care, he has your back.

Patrick lives in Minneapolis and enjoys playing tennis, hockey, XC skiing and golf with his friends in his spare time. You may also catch him out on the lake enjoying some water time in the few sunshine filled months of MN. 

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