Paula graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 2010. She has a passion for teaching and learning, and is committed towards advancing her own clinical expertise. Paula is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association, has extensive training in North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy, and is pursuing her Manual Therapy Certification.
Paula believes in helping patients help themselves and empowering them on the road to recovery. She takes a holistic approach to patient care, and is particularly interested in biomechanical analysis, aquatic therapy, Pilates, and manual therapy.
Hailing from Minnesota’s “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” Paula definitely delights being in and on the water. She also enjoys dancing, playing the piano, Pilates, art, photography, gardening, fishing, hiking, biking, and running, and has participated in a variety of triathlons, marathons, and ultramarathon events.