Mikaela is a graduate of the University of North Dakota's Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. Born and raised in North Dakota, Mikaela has always had a passion for helping others get back to what gives them joy in life, and has traveled around the world doing so; this has included trips to Bolivia and Haiti for Medical Missions trips. Mikaela also has experience teaching exercise classes such as Bootcamps and Cycling, and is still currently a cycling instructor. Mikaela has a heart for treating all populations, and is particularly interested in treating athletes (no matter the age!). Mikaela also enjoys hiking mountains, skiing, playing violin and piano, and anything active in her free time. She is excited to bring her passion for physical therapy to Functional Performance Center, and to each patient she has the honor of working with.