Jill, a Nebraska native, has worked as a physical therapist at Madonna since 2001. She received her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center. Jill has completed several manual therapy courses for treatment of the spine and shoulder including Advanced Manual and Medical Exercise Therapy for the Upper and Lower Quarter and Evidence-Based Examination, Functional Testing and Intervention of the Hip Joint and Predicting the Clinical Course of Whiplash. Her areas of expertise include treatment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction and diagnoses related to shoulder, neck and myofascial restrictions. Jill is also certified in mat Pilates, which enhances treatment for injuries due to instability and postural dysfunction. In addition, she is trained to provide Graston treatments, an instrument assisted soft-tissue mobilization technique, Kinesiotaping and Myofascial Release techniques. Jill enjoys teaching others about posture and body mechanics for injury prevention and treatment. Her work at Northwest includes helping patients injured in the workforce, while communicating with case managers and employers to facilitate their return to work.