Now Accepting New Patients
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.
Dr. Cree Foster, DC
A lifelong athlete, Dr. Cree Foster understands the physical demands sports have on the body and the importance of individualized care to help maintain health and peak performance. She was born in Minnesota and played soccer for the University of Minnesota-Morris where she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Human Services. She went on to get her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN, where her love of sports was matched with a newfound love of injury prevention and rehabilitation. As an intern, she had the opportunity to work in the Human Performance Center working with athletes of all ages, including the Minnesota Vixen women’s football team.
Through her experience as an athlete, she uniquely understands the need to play the sport you love and works diligently to aid in a quick recovery through adjustments, muscle work, and tailored exercises. She believes that strength and movement are important for the mental health of the athletes and can help build confidence for a speedy return to play. She is a member of the American Chiropractic Association Sports Council and has learned a broad array of treatment options including muscle work, taping, and sports medicine.
Dr. Foster currently lives in St. Paul with her partner and two cats. She enjoys baking and yelling at the TV during big games. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Exercise Science and is projected to graduate in the spring with a goal to be able to become a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician by the summer. Cree recently began playing soccer again in the MWSL with the Gray Ducks.
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
Post op Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot
Return to Sport
Return to Work
Pediatric Sports Injuries
Bike Fit Certified
Bone Health – Stress Fractures and Osteoporosis
Certified in Lymphedema
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.
Phone: (763) 400-7438
Fax: (866) 881-6769
3650 Plymouth Blvd #100
Plymouth, MN 55446
1000 School St NW
Elk River, MN 55330