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About iBackCheck Sport Therapy

Not all clinics are created equal.

Our specialized knowledge and experience facilitates optimal physical functioning, helping you achieve your peak performance whether you are a trained athlete, a weekend warrior or a neighborhood walker. Our Plymouth clinicians work together to meet your needs and goals whether using chiropractic or physical therapy interventions. This inter-disciplinary team uses a unique system to address any and all injuries, whether it is sport, work, or auto related.

What sets us apart?

Credentialed and certified sports clinicians

Personalized, focused one-on-one time with your healthcare provider

Small, dynamic clinic setting with sport training center access

We empower you through education and movement to maintain a healthy lifestyle

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

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Christi Jo Christian, DC, ICCSP

As the founder of iBackCheck Sport Therapy, Dr. Christian believes that integrating chiropractic, physical therapy and massage therapy, is the fastest road to recovery from injury. A native of Minnesota, Dr. Christian is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and is an Internationally Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. Dr. Christian’s experience includes private practice, medical staff for Susan G. Komen 3-day, medical staff 2013 World Racquetball Championships, sports chiropractor for the 2016 Wayzata Boys Hockey State Championship Team and medical staff for 2016 Team USA u18 Boys Hockey World Championships.  Currently, she serves as the team physician for Professional Women's Hockey Player's Association (PWHPA). 


As a wife and mother of 3, an avid runner, and from working on athletes, Dr. Christian understands firsthand the importance of maintaining the body’s peak performance.

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Lisa Zeman, MPT, CLT

Lisa has been a physical therapist for over 20 years. She has a Bachelor of Science in Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota and a Masters in Physical Therapy from University of Mary, Bismarck North Dakota. Lisa began her career working in pediatric private practice settings then transitioned into Outpatient Orthopedics. She has worked with patients ages newborn to 107 years of age.

Lisa has a passion for looking deep at movement patterns. She uses a creative approach of manual techniques, strengthening, and movement retraining. Examples include video analysis of running, biking, swimming, jump landing, and assessing work/daily movements. She has collaborated in development of Bike and Run Programs throughout her career. She enjoys the variety of seeing injuries literally from head to toe.

She has strong expertise and heart for working with youth athletes to prevent and treat overuse injuries. Youth are more prone to different injuries because their bones are just forming, and they have open growth plates. Injuries can occur such as stress fractures, avulsion fractures, and apophysitis due to overloading a young athletes’ tissues. Lisa has expertise and a strong understanding of how the body grows and develops and the differences in injuries and treatment approaches from young to aged athletes. She has experience helping individuals get back to activities after they sustain a concussion. She has also worked in an outpatient clinic for a Level 1 Trauma Hospital. There she gained expertise in working with patients who had sustained complex fractures and injuries and worked very closely with orthopedic trauma and sports medicine physicians. There she also secured grant funds to develop a Community Bone Health education program and presented at National Orthopedic and Local Primary Care Conferences. She worked at a Breast Health Center focused on prevention and treatment of
lymphedema and care after post operative Breast Cancer and Breast Reconstruction Surgeries.
Throughout college she worked at Camp Courage. She has a passion for helping all reach their daily and life goals.

 Lower extremity Over Use Injuries
 Dry Needling
 Post op Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot
 Running Analysis
 Return to Sport
 Return to Work
 Pediatric Sports Injuries
 Bike Fit Certified
 Bone Health – Stress Fractures and Osteoporosis
 Certified in Lymphedema

 Orthotics
 Working with individuals of all ages and abilities

Lisa lives locally with her husband and two young children who are involved in youth sports. She enjoys running, biking, swimming, kayaking and is known for convincing close family and friends to take part in an outdoor adventure. She has a strong commitment to her family, friends, community and profession.

Jake Jenssen PT, DPT, ATC

Dr. Jake is dual credentialed and licensed in the state of Minnesota as a Physical therapist and Athletic trainer. He obtained his doctorate at Creighton University following becoming a Certified Athletic trainer from St Cloud State University. Through his 15+ years of experience he has learned that patients need to take an active approach in their care and utilizes manual therapy coupled with exercise to achieve optimal results.
Dr. Jake enjoys treating a wide variety of orthopedic and sports medicine injuries with special interest in the ball and socket joints of the shoulder and hip, as well as ACL prevention and post-surgical rehabilitation. He also has taken extensive continuing education regarding concussion management and return to sport testing and programs for return to throw, hit, skate, run.

Dr. Jake lives in Otsego with his wife and two young children. They enjoy camping, hiking, and cheering on their favorite sports teams which of course includes their kid’s hockey, basketball, and soccer teams.


Alex Babcock, DC

As a high school athlete, Dr. Alex was introduced to chiropractic care and dealt with numerous injuries growing up. He played baseball in college and pursued a degree in exercise science at Bethany Lutheran College. Dr. Alex took his sports background to grad school, where he obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University. He is certified in Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab. He continues to coach baseball in his free time with the Minnesota Icemen and Elk River High School. He and his wife Anna just had their first child, Nora, in 2023



Schedule with us today!

Want to get back to what you love to do? Let our chiropractor and physical therapy team help you! No need to be approved by your physician first. Wondering who to see? Give us a call or email and we can help you find the best provider for you!

Contact Us

Phone: (763) 400-7438

Fax: (866) 881-6769



3650 Plymouth Blvd #100

Plymouth, MN 55446


Elk River

1000 School St NW 

Elk River, MN 55330

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