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Dr. Eva Norman

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Dr. Jessica Berglund

Doctor of Physical Therapy

jessica.berglund@liveyourlifept.com

Dr. Jessica Berglund is a passionate and enthusiastic person and practitioner who truly believes that exercise is medicine! She spent her educational career at St. Catherine University, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science in 2011 and with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013. She has experience treating a wide variety of patients and strives to use health, wellness and prevention to help each patient achieve their life goals. She is an active member in the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the American College of Sports Medicine where she advocates and promotes the profession of physical therapy. Her knowledge, passion and enthusiasm will inspire you to pursue your goals and change your life!

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Dr. Kaitlin Wagner

Doctor of Physical Therapy

kaitlin.wagner@liveyourlifept.com

Dr. Kaitlin Wagner was born and raised in Minnesota and attended the University of Minnesota for her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology in 2009, as well as, her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. Since graduating, she has been a contract physical therapist in 5 different states, in a variety of different physical therapy settings. Contracting physically therapy has allowed her to develop her skill set in a very unique way. She feels she is more creative, resourceful and persistent than most, which is clearly reflected in her practice.


Dr. Wagner is an avid soccer player. She grew up playing soccer at the highest youth level, and played 4 years as a Gopher at the University of Minnesota. She now only plays occasionally, but spends her spare time coaching at both the youth and high school levels. Through her contracting and soccer experience, she has developed a love for geriatrics and orthopedics. Kaitlin believes the aging population has a strong need for physical therapy interventions that will promote an active, healthy lifestyle. Her orthopedic and sports experience play an integral role in achieving these goals.


When Kaitlin is not treating patients or coaching soccer, you will find her outdoors on or near the water. She enjoys hiking, biking, running, kayaking, and paddle boarding.

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Dr. Steven Babcock

Doctor of Physical Therapy

steven.babcock@liveyourlifept.com

Dr. Steven Babcock has a passion for movement and is motivated to facilitate others in their journey towards physical performance goals. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Saint John's University in 2008 and furthered his education in achieving a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2015.

Dr. Babcock has experience treating a variety of musculoskeletal complaints and utilizes Postural Restoration to help his patients obtain proper joint position required to train and perform at their best. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

As a lifelong enthusiast for exercise, health and wellness, Dr. Babcock has infectious care to help others realize the power each individual possesses to take control of their personal health.

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Dr. Sarah Petrich

Doctor of Physical Therapy - Postural Restoration Certified - PMA Certified - Pilates Instructor

sara.petrich@liveyourlifept.com

Dr. Sarah Petrich’s first interest in movement and the human body was through dance. She's been dancing for over 25 years and taught dance for over 10 years. Her fascination with movement propelled her to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, as well as a Masters of Physical Therapy in 2005 from St Catherine University. She continued her education to receive a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2006.

Inspired by Ron Hruska’s approach to therapy and biomechanics, Sarah received her Postural Restoration Certification (PRC) in 2011. In 2013, she completed her Pilates rehabilitation training with Polestar Pilates and is Pilates Method Alliance Certified. She combines these two specialties to correct musculoskeletal imbalances and asymmetries, decrease pain and increase ease and efficiency of movement so clients become a stronger, balanced and relaxed self.

Sarah continues to be active in dance through dance medicine. She has presented on various topics for Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation, Postural Restoration Institute’s PRC Conference, Fairview’s MN SportsMedicine Conference, TRIA Orthopaedics, and local dance schools. She is a member of the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) and Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation (MDMF) where she volunteers to manage and treat at their non-profit clinic for under-insured dancers and promotes dance health through research and community education.

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Amy Andersen,

PT, MPT

Physical Therapist

amy.andersen@liveyourlifept.com

Amy Andersen graduated summa cum laude from UW-LaCrosse with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then went on to receive her Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1998 from the renowned Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN. Amy has over 17 years of direct patient care experience in a wide variety of settings, including 13+ years in home healthcare and community rehabilitation. Her areas of expertise include vestibular rehabilitation, geriatrics, memory care, and orthopedics.

She takes great pride assisting clients in their journey to return to an optimal, active and independent lifestyle. Amy strongly believes that an active lifestyle equals a healthy lifestyle. She loves her work as a therapist, partnering with her clients and their caregivers to achieve dramatic results.

Amy and her husband are kept busy with their two boys, often shuttling them between soccer fields, swimming pools, and finally home. She is truly in her element when she’s on the road, exploring new locations and cultures all over the world. In her spare time, Amy enjoys intense sessions of heat yoga and long walks with her pet Yorkshire terrier. She treasures time spent with her group of close-knit friends and enjoys capturing travel memories via scrapbooking.

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Alana Howey, PT, MS, OCS

Physical Therapist

alana.howey@liveyourlifept.com

Alana Howey, PT, MS, OCS graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN in 1985 with a B.A. biology degree. She went on to study at Texas Woman’s University and graduated with a MS in physical therapy in 1987. She has over 25 years of practice in Minnesota. The bulk of her career she has been practicing in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy, treating a wide range of client ages and challenges. She developed a specialty in treating temporomandibular dysfunction, headaches and cervical dysfunction. She also applies a more holistic approach to rebalancing the entire body system with postural restoration for complex, multi-joint challenges. She received a board certification as a clinical specialist in orthopedics in 1999 and was recertified in 2009.

Alana loves guiding clients to reach their goals and aspire to higher potential! She is excited to meet people in their homes to make a specialized program work for them.

When not working, Alana is kept busy with her husband and two daughters. She loves to garden, bike, travel, and take long hikes with her dog.

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