Providers

Physical Therapist
Trevor Harting, MPT
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Trevor Harting’s interest in physical therapy began when he was a young patient injured playing high school football. While completing his rehabilitation work at a local clinic, he began volunteering as a PT aide. He pursued an education in the field, including a Bachelor’s in Exercise Physiology from the University of Minnesota and a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica.

Trevor worked as a student athletic trainer for several of the University of Minnesota athletic teams and continues that passion with his current work with local high schools and the Central Lakes College athletic department.

In addition to sports medicine, Trevor specializes in chronic pain, headaches, and orthopedic surgeries and is trained in osteopathic physical therapy, mobilizations, manual therapy, and myofascial release.

Outside of work, Trevor enjoys spending time with his wife Jennifer and three children, Ellie, Luke, and Sam, coaching their soccer, football, and basketball teams when he can. He and his family love living in the Lakes area and enjoy all the wonderful outdoor activities that it offers.

Location: Owner

Sarah Lundy, DPT
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Sarah Lundy was introduced to the field of physical therapy as patient when in junior high school. She began working as a physical therapy aide in college and pursued a Bachelor’s in Biology from the College of St. Catherine and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica.

Sarah has a diverse background in PT. She has worked in an inpatient setting. She is trained in osteopathic physical therapy and myofascial release as well as pre- and post-natal PT. Sarah is also trained in pelvic floor therapy.

Sarah is originally from Brainerd. She and her husband Tanner are happy to be raising their four daughters, Sophia, Katherine, Clare, and Lucy, and their son James, in the beautiful Lakes area. Sarah enjoys keeping busy with family and enjoying the many benefits of this region — skiing, boating, skating, hiking, biking, and running. She looks forward to her girls’ involvement in swimming lessons, All-Comers Track Meets, and other area events.

Sarah is an avid runner and hopes to participate in additional triathlons and marathons in the future.

Location: Baxter Clinic

 

Brett Kramer, DPT, CertMST
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Brett Kramer graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2014. Before attending the University of Minnesota, Brett earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Saint John’s University, graduating in 2011. While at Saint John’s Brett played baseball for the Johnnies, earning all-conference and all-region honors as a pitcher.

Brett chose to pursue a career in physical therapy due to his interest in human movement and for the opportunity to help injured individuals return to the activities that are meaningful to them. He enjoys the relationships he is able to build with his patients as they work to reach their individual health and function goals. Brett has strong interests in sports medicine, spine care, vestibular and concussion rehab, and general orthopedics.

Brett and his wife Kaila are both graduates of Brainerd High School and enjoy the Brainerd Lakes Area for the many recreational opportunities it provides. In his free time Brett enjoys hunting and fishing, athletics, and spending time with his family. Brett plays amateur baseball for the Fort Ripley Rebels where he also serves as the team’s manager.

Location: Baxter and Pierz Clinic

Betsy Hermanson, DPT

Betsy Hermanson graduated from the University of North Dakota with her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2016 after completing her undergraduate studies at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.

She joined the Select Therapy team in May 2018. Betsy was drawn to physical therapy because she enjoys working hands-on with people and assisting them in improving their quality of life. She specializes in vertigo, dizziness and balance, pelvic floor dysfunction, neck and back pain, headaches, post-surgical rehab, and general orthopedics. Betsy also has experience working in the acute care setting.

Betsy and her husband Kale recently moved to Kale’s hometown of Baxter. In her free time Betsy enjoys reading, running, camping, and spending time at the lake.

Location: Baxter and Pierz Clinic

Emily Deno, DPT
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Emily Deno became interested in physical therapy growing up as a multi-sport athlete and competing in collegiate track and field, while managing injuries and experiencing therapy along the way. She completed her undergraduate degree at Winona State University and her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2015 from Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences. Emily has worked in a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings. Her outpatient experiences include sports medicine, general orthopedics, women’s health, post-surgical care, and neck and back rehabilitation. Her inpatient experiences include acute care and neurological rehabilitation.

Her interests include being outdoors, playing recreational sports, running, weightlifting, cooking, and spending time with friends and family (especially her daughters). For over eight years, she has coached youth/high school level volleyball and track and field. Emily has a strong interest in continuing education and has recently achieved Women’s Health and Dry Needling certifications.

Location: Crosslake and Pine River Clinic

Becca DeWolf, DPT
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Becca graduated from the University of North Dakota with her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. She was involved in soccer growing up and became interested in this job field after physical therapists helped her get back to playing the sport she loved after injury. Becca wants to be able to help others similarly by helping them restore function and get back to their hobbies.

Becca is originally from Chanhassen, MN but has recently moved up to Nisswa with her husband Brandon and their sons Bennett and Weston. She loves spending time with her family and friends, exploring the outdoors, and being at the lake.

Location: Baxter and Pine River Clinic

Christine Neal, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
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Christine Neal graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA with her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2017. Before earning her DPT, Christine earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Joseph’s University where she played Division 1 soccer for the Hawks, graduating in 2009. She became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and soccer coach in her time between undergrad and her doctorate where she coached and trained high school and collegiate athletes to prepare them for their seasons.

Christine went on to complete a year-long orthopedic residency at Arcadia University in 2019 where she became an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). She is passionate about building relationships with her patients and working hard to help them reach their therapeutic goals. Christine specializes in dry needling, treating runners, athletes, and all general orthopedic injuries. She is certified in blood flow restriction training and running gait analysis.

Christine is an avid runner, cyclist, and rock climber. She enjoys hiking and backpacking in the PNW, and snowboarding in the winters.

Location: Inver Grove Heights Clinic

Lora Martinson, DPT
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Lora Martinson graduated from St. Catherine University with a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2020. Before attending St. Catherine University, Lora earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota in 2017. Lora chose to pursue a career in physical therapy because of her passion for health and wellness, and the opportunity to share this passion with others. Lora wants to help others by restoring movement in order to improve quality of life and participation in meaningful activities.

Lora is originally from Park Rapids, MN and moved to Brainerd in 2021 with her husband Joe. Her interests include running, lifting weights, cooking, fishing, and spending time with family at the lake.

Location: Baxter Clinic

Kelsey Ryks, DPT
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Kelsey graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2017. Before attending the University of Minnesota, Kelsey earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Saint Scholastica and ran track and field for the Saints. She chose to pursue a career in physical therapy after a traumatic injury in high school in which physical therapy helped her get back to playing all the sports she loved. She enjoys creating holistic and individualized treatments for her patients to reach their goals. Her goal is to empower her patients with the knowledge to maximize their function and quality of life.

Kelsey is originally from Duluth, MN and loves the active outdoor lifestyle the Brainerd Lakes Area has to offer. She enjoys fat tire biking, running, cross-country skiing, golfing, weight lifting, and being at the lake.

Location: Baxter and Crosslake Clinic

Occupational Therapist
Sara Carlson, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Sara graduated from high school in western Montana. She became interested in being an Occupational Therapist after taking a Career Pathways assessment before her Sophomore year in college that listed OT as a good fit. While completing her observation hours with an OT specializing in hand therapy, she knew this specialty area was what she wanted to pursue within her profession.

Sara graduated with honors from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND in December 2003 and has been an OT since February 2004. She has lived in the Brainerd area since 2004. She enjoys making people feel welcome and working with patients to design creative solutions to help them reach their goals.

Outside of work, Sara enjoys spending time with her family and experiencing the outdoors. She participates in triathlons, running, boating, skiing, archery, and fishing league. She and her husband, Mike, have three children who also participate in a variety of sports. They love spending time on the lakes of Minnesota as a family.

Location: Baxter Clinic

 

Physical Therapy Assistant
Nichole Holland, PTA, CMT
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Nichole Holland graduated from Anoka Ramsey Community College with an Applied Science PTA degree in 2012. She joined Select Therapy in September, 2012. Nichole also holds a diploma from Centerpoint Massage & Shiatsu Therapy School and Clinic in December 2007.

Nichole became interested in Physical Therapy while working as a massage therapist and performing many sports massages on different sports athletes. While in PTA school, she enjoyed working with Orthopedic and Geriatric patients.  Nichole is very passionate with each patient she encounters and enjoys seeing patients of all ages return to their previous functioning level. Her skills include: Manual Therapy and Orthopedics.

Outside of work, Nichole, her husband, Morgan, and their two children, Alayna and Benjamin, enjoy being outdoors, gardening, fishing, camping and spending time with family and friends.

Location: Baxter and Pine River Clinic

Breanna Carr, PTA
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Breanna graduated from Lake Superior College of Duluth, MN in May 2017. She became interested in becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant while working with her Health/Physical Education teacher at McGregor High School.

She is intrigued by the mechanics of how the body works and loves playing a role in getting patients back to completing daily activities and the hobbies they enjoy!

Breanna currently lives in Merrifield, MN. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, hunting, fishing, sports and being on the lake!

Location: Baxter and Crosslake Clinic

Amanda Kronen, PTA
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Amanda Kronen graduated from Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids with an Applied Science PTA degree in 2008. She joined the Select Therapy team for the Pine River location April 2018. She became interested in Physical Therapy due to a high school sports injury.

She is passionate to improve patients function to enjoy life! Her skills include: all age groups while pursuing her passion in manual therapy and pediatrics.

Amanda, her husband Matt, and her kids (Norah and Joelle) reside in the Pine River Area since 2013. She enjoys upland hunting, fishing, and spending time with her family in the great outdoors.

Location: Pine River Clinic

Nicole Matlock, PTA
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Nicole received her Associate in Applied Science Degree for Physical Therapist Assistant from Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN in 2016. She also has a Bachelors degree in Exercise Sports Science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Nicole originally became drawn to the Physical Therapy profession while participating in high school athletics. She has always been interested in the anatomy and mechanics of the body. Overall, she believes that finding the treatment methods that work best for each individual patient is the ultimate goal.

In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities including fishing and gardening, and spending time with her husband and children.

Location: Pierz Clinic

Colton Christiansen, PTA
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Colton graduated from Lake Superior College in 2021, earning his Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Before he earned his PTA degree, Colton earned his Personal Training Certification in 2018 and his Associates of Arts in 2019, both also at Lake Superior College.

Colton found an interest in this field after he went through rehab twice to return to his personal hobbies. He is interested in how the body works, and he finds joy in helping others return to their activities and hobbies.

Colton recently moved to the Pine River area with his fiance Kirsten. In his free time, Colton enjoys mountain biking and road biking.

Location: Pine River Clinic

Hannah Hobbs, PTA
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Hannah graduated with an Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, MT in 2019. As a former MN native, Hannah moved back to MN in the fall of 2019. Hannah became interested in the PT field because of the active nature of her job, the opportunity to connect with patients, and the ability to continuously expand upon her skills and knowledge throughout her career.

Hannah has spent some time working in private outpatient clinics in MT and in home care settings all over southern MN. She is certified in Lymphedema treatment and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and conditions and confidently assists them with the individual attention they require.

In her spare time, Hannah enjoys numerous outdoor activities including hiking, horseback riding, camping, kayaking, fishing, biking, cross country skiing, and inline skating.

Location: Inver Grove Heights Clinic

 

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Crosslake

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Inver Grove Heights
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Pierz
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Pine River
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