Lisa graduated from the Mayo Clinic School of Health Related Sciences with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy in 2002. Prior to starting with ExercisAbilities in 2013, Lisa worked in an acute care setting treating hospital clients at Mayo Clinic St. Mary’s Hospital. At ExercisAbilities, she shares her passion and expertise for working with seniors, specializing in treating many senior related issues such as balance education and falls prevention, Parkinson’s Disease, and arthritis joint pain. Lisa also has advanced training in aquatic therapy intervention and enjoys using the water as compliment to clinic treatment options. Student education and mentor-ship is also rewarding for Lisa as she serves as the EA Clinical Coordinator for Education.
In the community, Lisa is a member of the Olmsted County Falls Prevention Coalition and serves with community wide resources, education, and events. She is also a certified leader and instructor who enjoys teaching Stepping On classes for falls prevention education.
Lisa is a busy mother of three who enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children at home, outdoors, and with travel. In her free time, she shares her love of music and as a vocalist at church, weddings, and other local venues.