August 7, 2017

Owner and Founder of Motion, Dr. Maggie Henjum, Earns 2017 Top Outstanding Young Americans Honor

Author: Diem Gray

ST PAUL, MINN–  Motion, an expert physical therapy practice based out of St. Paul, MN, is thrilled to announce their owner and founder, Dr. Maggie Henjum PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, has been awarded the 2017 Top Outstanding Young American honor by JCI USA.Dr. Maggie Henjum

Motion was formed to offer individuals in the Twin Cities area a patient-first, outcome-focused physical therapy option. Motion physical therapists are committed to staying competitive in evidenced-based therapies then customizing treatment plans to meet the unique needs of each person.

“I am honored to be recognized for this achievement as well as being a part of an ever-evolving physical therapy field,” said Dr. Maggie Henjum PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Motion owner and founder.

Maggie is a dedicated physical therapist with a passion for developing a diverse skill set and having an in-depth knowledge of emerging techniques with manual therapy and exercise. She is an educator for post-doctoral residents and the doctoral program at the University of Minnesota, volunteers with US Ski Team, preferred to professional athletes, published author and researcher in two textbooks, and the Twin Cities’ premier spinal physical therapy specialist.

Maggie earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in exercise science, with an emphasis on pre-professional physical therapy. She went on to attend the University of Colorado-Denver, and received her doctorate in physical therapy with extra training in manual therapy. Since, Maggie has obtained her orthopedic certified specialist designation and continued to improve her expertise in the field by excelling in one of the highest designations of a post-doctoral fellowship through the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT), in specific, Evidence in Motion.

The Top Outstanding Young Americans program (TOYA) is one of the oldest and most prestigious recognition programs in America. Annually since 1983, JCI USA has sought out young men and women (under the age of 40) who best exemplify the finest attributes of America’s youthful achievers. Previous honorees include Bill Clinton (1979), John F. Kennedy (1946), Dick Cheney (1976), Kurt Warner (2010), Wayne Newton (1977), Gale Sayers (1969), and Elvis Presley (1970).

“Every year, JCI USA recognizes the accomplishments of ten individuals who are truly outstanding, and 2017 is no different. Through an intense judging process, these ten individuals being honored as recipients of the JCI USA Top Outstanding Young American recognition are truly accomplished in their fields, giving back to their communities,” JCI USA stated.

The 79th annual black-tie awards ceremony will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel in St. Louis, MO.

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For more information, contact:
Maggie Cook