Dr. 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 an educator for post doctoral residents and the doctoral program at the University of Minnesota, volunteers with US Ski Team, preferred to professional athletes, published author and researcher in two textbooks, and the Twin Cities’ premier spinal 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), in specific, Evidence in Motion. With this, it allows a close involvement in research and progression of our field. Maggie has certifications in professional bike fitting 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, staying active with hiking, skiing & snowboarding, volleyball, biking, yoga and running.
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Dr. Michelle Steege PT, DPT
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.Follow Michelle on Instagram
Dr. 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)
- Vaginismus, vulvodynia, endometriosis
- Urinary/fecal incontinence and urgency/frequency
- 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.
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Dr. Erin Babineau PT, DPT
Erin is passionate about helping you come up with a plan to keep you moving. She 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.
Erin started her physical therapy career at a sports medicine clinic where she specialized in concussion treatment, running analysis, pediatrics, and return-to-sport care for elite athletes and casual gym goers alike.
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. During her clinical internships, Erin had the unique opportunity to work in a pediatric hospital in Tanzania on a university-wide graduate school scholarship.
Erin is enthusiastic about education. She will begin her orthopedic residency at Motion in 2018, and is a credentialed clinical instructor for physical therapy students.
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.Follow Erin on Instagram
Dr. Erika Mundinger PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT
With almost 20 years of experience in the profession of PT and a licensed therapist for over a decade, Erika has learned that the most important aspect to her role is not to tell clients what to do, but rather take a team approach with clients to interpret what their bodies are telling them. Her primary focus is to help each client return to sport, recreation, or day-to-day life without limitation of pain or injury. Hearing the words “I was told I will never be able to do that again” is what motivates her to find unique, individualized solutions that optimize a return to prior lifestyle.
Erika earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science from Montana State in 2003 and her Clinical Doctorate from the Mayo Clinic in 2007. She has gone on to become board certified in Orthopedics, earned her certification as an Integrated Manual Therapist and is Dry Needle certified. In addition she has training in strength and conditioning, strength coaching, and powerlifting and has worked closely with trainers and athletes in the community. She uses extensive manual therapy skills, pilates, and functional strengthening to treat sports and orthopedic conditions, specializing in spine, pelvis, hip, and chronic pain disorders and post-op recovery.Outside of the clinic Erika can be found alpine and nordic skiing, lifting at the gym, visiting family back home in Montana, or instructing and competing in the sport of skydiving.
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.