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Jeremiah Hales PT, MSPT CGFI L3
Physical Therapist and Personal Trainer
 

Jeremiah is a Graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy & an Undergraduate Degree in Biology.  He has been treating injuries and helping people work toward their golf goals for over 18 years.   Combining personal training, manual therapy and Physical Therapy has been his professional passion for nearly 20 years.  He feels strongly that it is the best way to empower people to live their lives pain free and to their fullest potential. 

In addition to his skills in treating athletic injuries, Jeremiah has had great success in treating tendonitis, muscle strains, chronic pain, post surgical rehab and work related injuries.  His approach starts with a detailed physical and bio-mechanical evaluation designed to discover impairments or weak links which are contributing to your problem.  The evaluation is followed up with treatment utilizing his training in manual therapy, exercise prescription and modalities.  His goal is to help restore mobility, increase strength and improve balance to eliminate areas throughout the body which may be contributing to injury, inflammation and pain while also helping to reduce the potential for future injuries.

 

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“I want to empower people of all ages to stay in the “game.”  It doesn't matter if your game is being a professional or amateur athlete, playing a sport with friends or going to the gym a few times per week.  Being athletic and staying active will help you stay healthy and happy!”

Specialty treatment areas include: back pain, neck pain, shoulder injuries, hip injuries, knee injuries, headaches and TMJ pain.  

 

Sport Specialties include: golf, baseball, running, hockey

 

Golf Coaching Affiliations:

         Iowa State Men’s Golf Program:  2011-Present

         University of MN Men’s and Women’s Golf Programs: 2004 - Present

 

Golf Australia Staff Appointment: 2010-Present

 

Titleist Performance Institute Certifications:

         Level 3 Medical

         Level 3 Fitness

         Nutrition

 

National Pitching Association Certified Strength Coach

 

Manual Therapy skills: 

         Trigger Point Release

         Deep Friction Massage to ligaments and tendons

         Joint Manipulations to the Neck, Thoracic, Lumbar and Pelvic regions

         Deep Tissue Massage

         Myofascial Release

         Traction

         Active Release Technique

         Cupping

         Instrument Assisted Manual Therapy 

When he's not working Jeremiah enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking healthy meals, being outside, running the lakes, golf, yoga, boating and laughing. 

 

Jeremiah has been featured in the following publications:  Star Tribune, Minnesota Monthly;  Mpls St. Paul Magazine; Spine Journal; Tee Times Newspaper;  Minnesota Golfer Magazine; Golf Minnesota; Golf Fitness Magazine; Minnesota Golf Media Guide; Star Tribune.

 

Jeff Douglas PT, DPT, ATC
Doctor of Physical Therapy​ and Personal Trainer

Jeff earned his B.S. in Athletic Training and a minor in nutrition from Winona State University and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of South Florida. He also has furthered his nutrition knowledge by taking the world-renown Martin nutrition course.  His background has allowed him to work with high-level collegiate and professional athletes to adults who are serious about staying active throughout their life.

During his undergraduate studies, he had the unique opportunity to travel to the U.K. to study different health care systems. This has led him to be passionate about helping others take a proactive approach to their health. He believes that prevention is key to assisting individuals in living a long and active life.

He continues to improve his skill set and knowledge by learning from experts worldwide in sports medicine, rehabilitation, or human performance.

Jeff’s primary passion is helping golfers and active adults get out of pain and return to the activities they love at a higher level before their injury. Through an individualized evaluation and treatment plan, patients receive the highest level of care while working with Jeff.

 

When not helping others improve their health, Jeff is an avid golfer himself and enjoys attending concerts and traveling.

 

Services Provided

- Physical Therapy

- Personal Training

- Golf Performance 

 

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Chris Blanco ATC, TPI L1
Physical Therapist​ and Personal Trainer

Chris earned his Masters's in Athletic Training from Minnesota State University in Mankato and his Bachelor's degree in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Central Florida. Throughout his clinical training, he gained experience with highschool athletes, physical therapy clinics, and DII athletics such as: track and field, football, baseball, softball, and basketball. 

Chris has been working in clinical settings practicing Physical Therapy helping clients with injury recovery and has found a passion for golf mechanics and technique. Over the past few years, his love for the game of golf has exponentially grown. He prides himself on understanding the fundamentals of the swing and how our muscles contribute to improving the swing.

 

Since starting at M-Power, he has been able to focus on developing himself as a golf strength and conditioning coach and rehabilitation specialist for golf related injuries. Chris loves to combine manual therapy with active release techniques during his exercise programs, this promotes proper movement patterns whilst maintaining an intense session. 

He loves to incorporate video analysis to analyze mechanics during dynamic and technical sports. He hopes that this passion is shown through his commitment to not only his game but the commitment to his clients!

 

Chris hopes to continue helping others progressively improve with their golf game as well as overall health!

 

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Josh Werness PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy and Personal Trainer

Josh earned his B.S. in Biokinetics from Bethel University in St. Paul where he also played football for the Royals. He later went on to receive his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Franklin Pierce University in Manchester, New Hampshire. Throughout his clinical experiences he has been privileged to work with people of all ages and abilities, as well as many athletes which range from adolescents to the professional level. During his Doctoral studies, he had the opportunity to study abroad in Sydney, Australia where he was exposed to a variety of manual therapy and soft tissue techniques.

Josh comes from a golf family which nurtured his strong passion and love for the game. His father is a PGA Teaching Professional at Golf Galaxy (Richfield, MN) and many of his other family members have, and currently are involved in the golf business. When it comes to golf, Josh’s primary passion in training is to help people become better players, help them play the game for as long as they are able, and to help prevent injury.

 

Josh has an extensive background in coaching and training which first started back in 2010 with the sport of gymnastics. He has since trained numerous athletes as a strength and conditioning coach, as a football coach at Anoka High School, and as a high-level club and high school gymnastics coach. His coaching experience has helped him gain extensive knowledge relating to biomechanics, movement efficiency, and how to train the body for improved kinesthetic awareness.

 

As a coach, he strives to make his clients better players and athletes, while helping them to achieve their personal goals. As a physical therapist, Josh uses a variety of manual therapy techniques, exercise, therapeutic interventions, and education, to help clients develop, live, and maintain healthy active lifestyles.

 

When not working with others to achieve their fitness/health goals Josh enjoys playing board games,

hiking, playing golf, and woodworking.

 

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Marea Lundstrom

Chiropractor​ and Personal Trainer

Dr. Marea Lundstrom attended the University of Minnesota and received her B.S. in Kinesiology. She went on to attend Northwestern Health Sciences University where she graduated cum laude with her Doctorate in Chiropractic. Marea has a special interest in women’s health and working with athletes of all ages. She has specialized training in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), kinesiology taping, and Cranial Sacral Therapy. 

 

With her athletic background in competitive and sideline cheerleading, she wanted to find an activity that was more restorative but still physically challenging. She naturally gravitated to yoga. Her passion for yoga led her to become a certified yoga instructor. Marea's interest in improving how the body moves is strengthened through her yoga training and compliments her work as a chiropractor. She enjoys combining chiropractic care, muscle work, and exercises to create an individualized treatment plan for her patients. 

 

Similarly to yoga, Marea also has a passion for golf. She enjoys implementing stretches and exercise to help her game on the fairway. She believes that yoga and golf connect well together and loves the fact that she can do both well into her life as she ages- with the proper care of course!

 

Marea’s mission is to help others continue to be active and achieve health goals that improve their quality of life. She recognizes the importance of taking care of your body and wants to help her patients get back to activities they love. 

 

In her free time, she enjoys golfing with her fiancé, working out, cooking, and spending time with their dog Vinny.

 

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