About Jennifer Beran, DPT

Jennifer was born and raised in Minneapolis, thus is extremely well-known for her cold hands but equally warm heart. She received her doctorate in physical therapy from Creighton 1998 (over 20years ago!) She started Premier Therapy in 2005, married the love of her life in 2009, and became a sky-dive instructor in 2014. Jennifer loves a good joke and padded tennis shoes (in case we didn’t mention, she’s ridiculously short.)

McKenzie Approach for Treating the Spine

WHAT IS "McKENZIE"? The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) is a system of diagnosis and patient management that is evidence-based.  Research has consistently shown that the majority of patients with mechanical spinal pain respond well to specific exercises and experience fewer symptoms when treated with exercises individualized to the patient.  When the specific individualized exercises are delivered by an MDT-trained clinician, the majority of patients are able to effectively self-manage their condition. This process promotes patient empowerment, increases satisfaction [...]

By |2019-01-20T12:04:45+00:00January 20th, 2019|Parent Category I|Comments Off on McKenzie Approach for Treating the Spine

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

  "When you hear hoofbeats think horses, not Zebras." This is taught in medical training to think “common” not “uncommon” for making diagnoses. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (“EDS”) patients have chosen the zebra as the mascot as the current medical community is commonly misdiagnosing this condition as unrelated individual disorders (frequent ankle sprains, dry skin, easy bruising), therefore missing the correct EDS diagnosis.  Commonly these patients end up having several unnecessary procedures and surgeries with poor outcomes, thus referred [...]

By |2019-01-18T10:53:31+00:00January 15th, 2019|Parent Category I|Comments Off on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome