Physical Therapists

Brittany Anderson, PT, DPT

brittany@beyondboundaries.us

Brittany grew up in Grand Forks, ND. She found her interest in physical therapy through her mom, who is also a physical therapist. She always admired how her mother was able to help her patients regain their independence.


Brittany attended the University of North Dakota where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She continues to teach Pediatrics at the University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Program and invests hours through continuing education in the areas of Concussion management, Universal Exercise Unit, Neuromuscular Disorders, Genetic Syndromes, Developmental Delay, Kinesiotaping, and Pediatric Incontinence. Brittany is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy and has published research in education and pediatric physical therapy peer-reviewed journals.  When she’s not practicing therapy, Brittany loves spending time with her family. 

Memberships & Special Distinctions

  • Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy by the ABPTS
  • Member -North Dakota Physical Therapy Association
  • Member - American Physical Therapy Association
  • Member - Pediatric Section of the APTA
  • Member - Early Intervention, School System, and Education special interest groups of the Pediatric Section of the APTA
  • APTA Emerging Leader Award 2012
  • Assistant Professor at University of Jamestown PT program
  • Licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota

Degrees & Education

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy - University of North Dakota

Janelle Askvig, PT, DPT

janelle@beyondboundaries.us

Janelle found her interest in therapy through a cousin who was born at 28 weeks gestation and diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. She started taking him to his PT appointments and has wanted to be a pediatric PT and work with kids ever since.

Janelle attended the University of Mary in Bismarck where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). Janelle continues to invest numerous hours to continuing her education in the areas of training with the Universal Exercise Unit, hypotonia, NDT Handling, kinesiotaping, aquatic therapy and is an APTA Clinical Instructor.

When she’s not practicing therapy, Janelle loves being with family and friends. She enjoys riding bike, running, reading, fishing - only in the summer and traveling.

Memberships & Special Distinctions

  • Clinical Instructor - American Physical Therapy Association
  • Member - North Dakota Physical Therapy Association
  • Member - American Physical Therapy Association
  • Licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota

Degrees & Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science - University of Mary
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy - University of Mary

Shannon Buckmier, PT, MPT

shannon@beyondboundaries.us

Shannon grew up on a farm and attended small schools in central North Dakota. She found her interest in therapy after her mom suggested physical therapy. She knew this was the right fit as she observed others working in the field and fell in love with being an athlete, her love for children, and wanting to help others.

Shannon attended the University of North Dakota where she earned her Master’s in Physical Therapy. Over the course of her 20 years as a therapist, she has invested and continues to invest hours to continuing her education in the areas of Hippotherapy, Kinesiotaping, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, developmental delay, Orthopedics, Aquatic Therapy, and Myofascial Release. She has enjoyed being part of a fantastic team providing hippotherapy at Riding on Angels Wings. She has attended KT1 & KT2 Kinesiotaping Course which provides her with another modality to use to aide her clients in therapy.

When she’s not practicing therapy, Shannon loves spending time outdoors, reading, exercising, and spending time with friends and family.

  • Memberships & Special Distinctions
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota

Degrees & Education

  • Master of Physical Therapy - University of North Dakota

Stacey Reek, PT, DPT

staceyr@beyondboundaries.us 

Stacey grew up in Merrifield, MN attending Crosby-Ironton High School. She found her interest in physical therapy while competing in cross-country and track & field throughout high school and college. Her interest in physical therapy grew through volunteering and shadowing other therapists. Stacey’s passion for pediatric physical therapy grew during her time in DPT schooling and volunteer work in the community. She had the opportunity to complete her final clinical at Beyond Boundaries Therapy Services before graduating with her degree.

Stacey attended the College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth, MN where she earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. Then attending the University of Jamestown in Fargo where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). Stacey comes to Beyond Boundaries Therapy Services with 2 years of experience in the Outpatient Therapy setting, working with neurological and orthopedic conditions. She continues to invest numerous hours to continuing her education in the areas of Pediatric Incontinence, taping, IASTM, orthopedics, and geriatric neurology; with both her LSVT BIG® and PWR!Moves® instructor certifications.
When Stacey is not practicing therapy, she enjoys being outdoors with family and friends, reading, cooking, and staying active with running, biking, rollerblading, etc.

Memberships & Special Distinctions

  • Member -North Dakota Physical Therapy Association
  • Member - American Physical Therapy Association
  • Member - Orthopedic Section of the APTA
  • Member - Pediatric Section of the APTA
  • Licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota

Degrees & Education

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy - The University of Jamestown
  • Master of Science in Exercise Physiology - The College of Saint Scholastica
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology - The College of Saint Scholastica

Amber Aakre, DPT

amber@beyondboundaries.us

Amber grew up in Faribault, MN. She moved to Moorhead, MN to continue her education in 2012 and is now happy to say that the F/M area is her home! She found her interest in physical therapy through her love of leading an active lifestyle and guiding others to reach their full potential and meet new goals. Her passion to work with the pediatric population grows each day as she is inspired by the smiles, laughs, and pure fun that each work day brings! She is thrilled to be part of the outstanding team at Beyond Boundaries.

Amber attended Minnesota State University Moorhead in Moorhead, MN where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Bachelor of the Arts in Biology in 2016, and played volleyball for 4 years with the Dragons. She then attended the University of Jamestown in Fargo, ND where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2019. She continues to invest numerous hours to continuing her education in the area of pediatrics.

When she's not practicing therapy, she loves spending time with family & friends, running, biking, lake days (skiing, paddle boarding, wake surfing), quilting, reading, and spending time with her husband and dog.

Memberships & Special Distinctions

  • Licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota

Degrees & Education

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy – The University of Jamestown
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science – Minnesota State University Moorhead
  • Bachelor of the Arts in Biology – Minnesota State University Moorhead

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