We are thrilled to announce the addition of NEW one-on-one clinic hours with our experienced orthopedic & sports P.T. associate - Stacy Wepking. Please help us welcome Stacy to the team! To learn more about Stacy check out CoreActive's team page.
Congratulations to the 2016 Winners of the Innaugural Myrtle & MJ Scholarship!
January 17, 2017
For Immediate Release
CoreActive Therapy LLC Congratulates Madison WI Area Recipients of the Myrtle & MJ Scholarship for Future Leaders.
Madison, WI – CoreActive Therapy LLC and the #futureleadersWI team is pleased to announce that students from Verona, DeForest, and Mt Horeb WI have been selected as the very first recipients of the Myrtle & MJ Scholarship. The Myrtle & MJ Scholarship recognizes and supports individuals age 16yrs + who exhibit positive leadership, tenacity and self-reliance, advocacy for “service above self” in the areas of healthcare, education, or volunteerism in their school, community or workplace.
Ten applications were received by the December 15, 2016 deadline; the scholarship committee met the following week and narrowed the pool to five finalists through pre-determined and systematic ranking. Through moving 300 word essays plus three letters of recommendation specific to scholarship, three individuals stood out as demonstrating behaviors and efforts consistent with the values and areas of impact outlined in the Myrtle & MJ Scholarship rubric.
A student from Verona was selected as the first place winner: this student embodies dedication to “service above self” and growth mindset. She plans on pursuing medicine and psychology and breaking barriers while giving back to underprivileged communities which shaped her upbringing. Her volunteer involvement and leadership roles with Sisters Supporting Sisters, Minority Student Achievement Network, Exploration Academy Restorative Justice program, and Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) set her efforts at the forefront of positive leadership in the Madison area.
A student from Deforest was selected as a second place winner: she demonstrates remarkable resiliency, initiative, and positive momentum heading into higher education and her plans to become a counsellor. She plans to instill a passion for strong efforts in education in students experiencing similar challenges as she herself faced and looks forward to providing them with hope and a positive role model. Her tenacity and high standards of success through challenging circumstances set her apart.
A student from Mt Horeb was also selected as a second place winner: this student stood out for their gregarious and positive nature, their entrepreneurial/business goals, and their ability to express their own values while also bringing others together at school creating a safe and productive space for diverse beliefs and backgrounds.
CoreActive Therapy LLC, was the sole Myrtle & MJ Scholarship source in 2016. CoreActive Therapy LLC is a specialty physical therapy practice dedicated to providing conservative treatment solutions and preventive services to women, men, and youth affected by common and complex pelvic, orthopedic, and sports conditions.
CoreActive founder Jennifer Klestinski would like to thank each of the volunteers on the grass roots #futureleadersWI team who took action on short notice and helped this dream of acknowledging and supporting positive leaders among us become a reality.
The Myrtle & MJ Scholarship is now in non-profit foundation (501c3) establishment process in order to enhance monetary contributions and the supporting impact of team #futureleadersWI going forward.
January 5, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Judy Crawford, Executive Director
BCIA Congratulates Madison WI Physical Therapist Jennifer Klestinski on Achieving Advanced Board Certification in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback.
Arvada, CO – The Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA), formerly the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America, is pleased to announce that Jennifer Klestinski, PT, MPT, OCS, WCS, CSCS, BCB-PMD has demonstrated advanced competency in biofeedback and was awarded the distinction of fellow I. Ms. Klestinski joins an elite group of professionals who hold this esteemed credential.
Ms. Klestinski of Madison, WI is the founder and president of CoreActive Therapy LLC, a specialty physical therapy practice that provides rehab and preventive services to women and men affected by common and complex pelvic, orthopedic, and sports conditions.
BCIA Board Certification demonstrates professionalism and adherence to carefully developed standards for health care providers. Procedures are consistent with the Department of Health & Human Services Guidelines, giving credibility and evidence that practitioners maintain knowledge and skill levels. Health care professionals who achieve Board Certification demonstrate commitment to professionalism by completing basic degree and educational requirements, endorsing a rigorous code of professional conduct, learning to apply clinical biofeedback skills during mentorship, and passing a written examination. Every three years, BCIA certified professionals are required to meet extensive continuing education requirements to further enhance their skills and knowledge base.
The Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) is the only institute recognized worldwide that grants certification to biofeedback practitioners. The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), the Biofeedback Federation of Europe (BFE), and the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR) all endorse BCIA certification. BCIA was established in 1981 to certify individuals who meet education and training standards in biofeedback and to progressively recertify those who advance their knowledge through continuing education. Currently, more than 1,800 healthcare professionals have achieved this certification in 29 countries.
For more information, visit the BCIA website.
CoreActive is growing!
We welcome Emily Block, PT to our team.
As an Ironman Foundation (IMF) athlete, CoreActive owner Jennifer Klestinski completed Ironman Wisconsin on Sept 13, 2015. Throughout training and up to race weekend, Jennifer committed to raising money for Coaches vs Cancer WI, a branch of the Amercian Cancer Society, which contributes impactful funds to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Carbonne Cancer Center.
CoreActive Therapy matched 30% of total funds raised via Jenny's Ironman WI CrowdRise page and ultimately with the helps of friends and family raised over $5,000 in 2015 for Coaches vs Cancer WI.
CoreActive is again supporting Tri4Schools' triathlon series in Waunakee and Middleton for the third year running! Through CoreActive's sponsorship, and new this year - a grant, Tri4Schools is able to:
- donate nearly every registration fee dollar to athletes' school of choice
- obtain bikes, helmets, and swim goggles for participants in need
CoreActive is thrilled to partner with Tri4Schools and their mission - raising key funds to support youngsters as they develop crucial physical fitness and healthy habits for a lifetime.
CoreActive's owner, J Klestinski, PT, MPT, OCS, WCS, CSCS, BCB-PMD, presented on Incontinence in Athletes at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association on February 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. Geared towards practicing as well as student PTs interested in pelvic rehabilitation in the athlete, this evidenced based presentation was hosted by the Section on Women's Health and focused on pelvic floor issues affecting impact and endurance athletes.
Launched in early 2013, through work with local company BackFlip Films, CoreActive's owner produced this video for the Section on Women's Health of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Together with attendees, CoreActive Therapy raised key scholarship funds (via in kind donations) for Girls on the Run of Dane County during the October 30, 2012 seminar: "Posture & Pliability." This free community education event was held in honor of National Physical Therapy Month.
A huge thank you goes out to the following local businesses for donating door prizes for the event:
- Delaney's Restaurant
- Fleet Feet Madison
- Kathy K. designs
- SpaTacular Skin