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Regain Strength.
Increase Power.

Improve Performance. 



Achieve New Heights

The experienced staff at New Heights Performance Physical Therapy is dedicated to not only correcting the problems you may be encountering, but to also providing you the tools to prevent future pain and injury. You deserve an opportunity to reach further and achieve new heights. 



Running forces are 3x greater than forces produced in walking, therefore biomechanical alignment issues are more significant when you run.

Wake up and Workout.


Heather Engelbert

Heather graduated from the College of St. Catherine with her Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1999. She has had extensive training and advanced education in the areas of hip impingement (FAI), pelvic dysfunction, postural restoration, knee dysfunction, gait analysis, manual therapies and mobilizations. 

Laurie Xiong


Laurie Xiong graduated with a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN in 1997. She has taken extensive coursework in manual hand on techniques, postural restoration, treatment of runner/running and gait analysis, and women's health physical therapy. 

Maryann Johnson
PT, Dance Therapist

Maryann Johnson is a specialized Dance Medicine Physical Therapist. She has extensive training in treating dancers, manual therapy, orthopedic conditions and Postural Restoration. She has danced professionally with Ballet of the Dolls and is a member of Minnesota Dance Medicine and International Academy of Dance Medicine and Science

Brenda Becher-Ingwalson


Brenda graduated from the College of Saint Catherine with a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1998.  She has worked in outpatient orthopedics for the duration of her career and has extensive training in Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) techniques, Pilates, joint mobilization, kinesio taping and acupressure.

Kari Lind

Kari Lind graduated from the College of St. Catherine’s Master of Physical Therapy program in 1999. She has spent her career working in outpatient physical therapy clinics specialized in orthopedic and sports medicine. She has extensive training in manual therapy techniques, TMD, sports specific therapy, Postural Restoration and pilates. 

Adrienne Jakubic
Office Manager

Adrienne joined the New Heights Performance PT team in April 2010. Adrienne worked as a Patient Coordinator for approximately 6 years prior to joining New Heights. She lives in Eagan with her husband and two young children. 

Jason Knopick


Jason graduated from the College of St. Catherines in 1998. Since graduation Jason has been working in outpatient orthopedics treating a variety of injuries and challenges for patients as they try and return to their sport/hobby. He has two children and enjoys watching them play soccer and softball, and taking them fishing.

Austin Schneiderhan

Administrative Assistant

Austin joined our team in 2019 with a background in scheduling and medical insurance. Raised in South Carolina, she looks forward to the cold, snowy winters in Fridley with her husband and 2 young children. Austin’s hobbies include crafting, cooking, home improvement projects, & binge watching the latest TV shows.

Candace Hartman


Candace graduated from the College of St. Catherines in 2001. Since graduation Candace been working in orthopedic outpatient clinics along with Transitional Care and Home-care. Candace enjoys working with patients that have a variety of conditions to help them reach their physical therapy goals. 




P: (651) 905-9000
F: (651) 454-1603


Clinical Hours: 

7:00am - 7:00pm: Mon-Wed

7:00am - 6:00pm: Thursday

7:00am - 4:00pm: Friday


New Heights Performance Physical Therapy
Mendota Heights Office Center II 
1270 Northland Drive, Suite 175 
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Phone Hours: 

7:00am - 4:30pm: Monday

7:00am - 4:00pm: Tuesday

8:00am - 4:30pm: Wednesday

7:00am - 4:30pm: Thursday

7:00am - 3:00pm: Friday

Note: Messages left after or before will be  answered the following business day.

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