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

Dr. 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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Dr. Melissa Krebsbach, DC

Dr. Jacobs believes in providing an integrated healthcare model which educates and motivates her patients on methods to achieve a pain-free and active lifestyle. As a previous multi-sport athlete and current coach, she is passionate about helping you reach and surpass all performance and health goals. Her specialized sports medicine education and clinical experience at a top, local performance center has given her the opportunity to treat numerous professional athletes and weekend warriors. She holds sports medicine certifications in spinal and extremity mobilizations, taping techniques, concussion management, sports physicals, and sports imaging. Dr. Jacobs is also passionate about women’s health and is trained in pre-natal care, pediatric care, and Webster technique certified.

 

As an outdoor enthusiast, Dr. Jacobs enjoys camping, hiking, and canoeing with her husband and golden retriever. She enjoys being embedded in the sports performance world by racing and training for her first triathlon.

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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.


Expertise:
 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.

 
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Facilities

Ashley Cordero, BBA 

Ashley has been a lifelong athlete where she grew up as a gymnast, sprinter, and soccer player. She raced in the 200m, 400m, and 4x4 and played forward and right mid. She graduated from the University of St. Thomas with her Bachelors of Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing management. She continues to enjoy weight training and sprinting in her free time.

As our business administrator, Ashley handles all our behind the scenes business needs.

 

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

Email: ibackcheck@gmail.com

Phone: (763) 400-7438

Fax: (763) 205-9371

 

Plymouth

3650 Plymouth Blvd #100

Plymouth, MN 55446

 

Elk River

1000 School St NW 

Elk River, MN 55330