Our cravings for cool, handheld devices is setting up an entire generation for something called “tech neck.”

Carrie Langer is a physical therapist and athletic trainer at Kinetic Physical Therapy Institute in Woodbury. She says a growing number of her patients complain of neck problems connected to using their electronic devices — including cell phones, tablets and lap tops.

Read more and watch the video clip at: In Depth: Tech Neck


Saturday March 26th Kinetic Physical Therapy Institute and Tri Fitness will have a Running Clinic. We will provide a demonstration and lecture on the importance of optimal symmetry to speed and endurance of running. We will also discuss training programs and nutritional needs for runners of all levels. Please click the link to view the brochure for additional information. The program will be welcome to same day registers.


Kinetic Physical Therapy Institute is now working with St Thomas University to provide physical therapy services to the students and staff.  Starting Tuesdays in Febuary, Karen Jiran MPT/PRC will be seeing patients at the Health Services on the St Paul Campus.


Karen and Carrie will be in service for Tri-Fitness personal trainers.


University of Minnesota, Presentation to staff Athletic Trainers


We are performing Functional Screening for the Mahtomedi Girls Soccer Program and collaborating with Tri Fitness of White Bear Lake, MN to set up optimal training programs to decrease injuries and increase performance.


Mayo Clinic 2010 Advanced Practice Nursing Conference: Care Through the Ages, Rochester, MN. Carrie Langer is presenting on Postural Restoration and the assessment of the lower extremity.