Christina Henkel received her Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy from The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN in 2000. Since then, she has been working in sports medicine and outpatient orthopedics where she has helped her patients rehabilitate from both spinal and extremity injuries and surgeries. In addition to general orthopedics, Christina has specialized training in postural dysfunction, sports rehab, advanced manual therapy techniques, women's health and vertigo.
Christina is excited to work in an environment that focuses on overall wellness. She enjoys expanding her knowledge of natural nutrition and exercise while continuing to live and learn about the mind-body connection with our health. In addition to practicing yoga on her own, she has also taken courses in applying yoga and Pilates concepts in a therapeutic setting. Her main focus in the clinic is listening to her patients. She enjoys getting to know each of her patients personally and designing a treatment program according to their individual needs.
Christina is originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Growing up in that area has given her an appreciation for the outdoors and for staying active. She currently lives in Lakeville with her husband, her three wonderful children and an abundance of animals.
"We cannot control the wind, but we can adjust the sails."
Christina Henkel - Physical Therapist
"I first met Dr. Genrick at the Mom’s Expo at the Burnsville Center. I had sharp pain in my foot arch and into the ankle bone. The podiatrist said that I had tarsal tunnel syndrome, caused by being on my feet a lot. I had severe pain daily. I had custom orthotics made, given pain medication, and was told that if this didn’t work I might need surgery to cut the nerves in my foot to relieve the pain. With this type of treatment I had no relief from daily pain. I was using Advil daily to tolerate the pain. "After ONE treatment I had relief from a majority of the pain in my foot. I had no idea that my spine and nervous system could be the problem. I am also learning that chiropractic care can help all areas of your body. There is too little information to the general public about chiropractic care. We all are told if it’s broke or hurt see a doctor for pain medication. I would rather have the source of the pain treated versus just the symptoms." D.P.