Meet Our Therapists

JB Dudley:  PT, COMT, CPed

JB Dudly

J.B. is a lifelong Northfield resident. He received his undergraduate degree from St. Olaf College and graduated from the University of MN School of Physical Therapy. In addition, he has obtained specialty certifications in orthopedic manual therapy (COMT) from the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine in Lubbock, TX and in pedorthics (CPed) from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He has been a practicing physical therapist for over 15 years and has extensive training in spinal and extremity joint mechanics and function.  JB believes in a systematic approach to assessing and treating the human body, working from the ground up, with an emphasis on attaining optimal musculoskeletal symmetry and balance.

In his free time JB enjoys cycling, running, lifting weights and any sport that involves hitting, throwing, catching or shooting a ball. He is also an avid horseman and star watcher and is a member of the James Younger Gang.

Daisy Christopherson:  DPT, RYT

Daisy Christopherson

Daisy grew up in Tracy, MN, and earned her BA in biology at Gustavus Adolphus. She continued her education at the University of MN, graduating with a clinical doctorate in physical therapy in 2003. Additional training included pilates, manual therapy, pelvic/core stabilization, pediatrics and holistic healing. She recently studied Movement Impairment Syndromes with Dr. Shirley Sahrmann. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) through Yoga Alliance, and teaches yoga at Heartwork Yoga Studio. She writes articles about yoga and physical therapy for her blog: Yoga by Daisy.

Daisy lives in Northfield with her husband Michael and children Bella and Nilo. Outside of the clinic, she loves trail running, camping, reading and pulling her kids around in a bike trailer.

IMG_0961[1]Danielle Shetka:  DPT

Danielle grew up in New Prague, MN and attended the College of St. Benedict where she obtained a degree in biology. She then continued her education at the University of MN graduating with a clinical doctorate in physical therapy in 2016. She has a special interest in manual therapy including Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) and cupping therapy.

Screen Shot 2017-03-10 at 9.01.32 AMDave Filzen:  PT, CSCS

Dave received his BS degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota in 1988 and obtained hisCertified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 1991. Over his career of 28 plus years, Dave has developed clinical specialties in the rehabilitation of shoulder, elbow, knee and sports injuries; rehab and return to activity in the overhead athlete (throwing, volleyball, swimming, tennis); development of return to sports activity programs; and general and sports related conditioning. He has worked with numerous professional athletes as well as thousands of high-level competitive athletes, weekend warriors, and everyday people like you and me. No strangers to Northfield, Dave and his wife, Tammy attended St Olaf College and have made Northfield their home for the past 30 plus years. They are parents to seven children and several grand puppies. Dave enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, household and woodworking projects, and church-related activities.