Meet Jodi

Jodi, Licensed Physical Therapist
Joined 1st Choice November 2005

Jodi, Licensed Physical Therapist

  • Bachelor of Science: Biology - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 1989
  • Bachelor of Science: Physical Therapy - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 1991

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DATA: Jodi was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. She enjoys exercising, dancing and taking care of her son and daughter. She is proud to hear her daughter say, "My mom helps people at her job." Jodi finds it particularly rewarding to help patients who weren't aware physical therapy was available to them. During her 24 years of clinical practice, she has become specialized in women's health physical therapy. For the past 18 years, she has been treating incontinence, pelvic pain and pre/postnatal conditions. She is one of only a few therapists in the area treating these issues. She finds that physical therapy affords her a unique opportunity to spend quality one-on-one time with her patients.

  • Credential in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy through the McKenzie Institute International, in 1997
  • Female Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment: Level 1, 2A, 2B
  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Clinical Highlights
  • Certified Moms in Motion Exercise Instructor
  • Beyond Kegels I and II
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy: Part A, B, C, D, E and Advanced Clinical Skills Update
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Visceral Manipulation
  • Numerous Other Orthopedic Courses

GOAL: Jodi's goal for her patients is to maximize function, decrease pain and improve overall well-being. She enjoys assisting her patients in living life to its fullest.