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A passion for personalized, integrative patient care has molded Dr. Jill O'Brien's approach to physical therapy since beginning her career in 2003.

O'Brien Physical Therapy and Wellness

Multisystem Approach to Treatment

Dr. Jill O’Brien's focus of assessing and treating the body as a whole has guided and complimented her extensive experience and training in her specialties, which are pelvic healthchronic pain treatment and functional dry needling. She and the team at O'Brien Physical Therapy and Wellness believe that nothing in our body happens in isolation and that the secret to long term gains and improvements is taking a step back and looking at how our systems, our daily activities and our converging histories interact and are contributing to our current concerns.


Jill has always had a vision of offering a more personalized approach to health care to her patients.  She works closely with other members of your health care and wellness team in order to offer an integrative approach to your care - it takes a village!  

Dr. Jill O'Brien


Jill, her husband Alex, and son Lennon live in La Crosse and thoroughly enjoy all that the area has to offer.  From biking and hiking in the bluffs to camping and listening to live music, Team O'Brien takes full advantage of the beautiful Coulee Region.  

Jill also enjoys gardening, hanging with her dog, Luna, and spending time at her favorite yoga studio down the road, Palm + Pine, as both a student and a teacher.



Chelsea Barnes


Chelsea thrives on helping you reach your health and fitness goals, as well as feeling confident in your own skin. Her passion for movement and wellness has pushed her to become a Physical Therapist Assistant.  Prior to becoming a PTA, Chelsea has been in the health and fitness field since 2012 as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor and wellness coach.  She has had the pleasure of working with people of all ages and abilities including prenatal and postpartum mamas, cancer survivors, active older adults, and recreational athletes.
Chelsea has expanded her knowledge in nutrition through mindbodygreen's Functional Nutrition course and earned the title mbg Functional Nutrition Expert that she is excited to share with the community. 


Chelsea is also a mama of three little ones who always keep her on the move.  She is always looks for ideas of new places and adventures to go on with them.


Dr. Patrick Grabowski


Dr. Patrick Grabowski is a physical therapist specializing in orthopedic and sport-related conditions of the spine and extremities. Since 2004 he has worked with patients of all ages and activity levels at sports medicine clinics in Vail, CO and Madison, WI. He has been a member of the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse since 2013, and is the director of the renowned Doctor of Physical Therapy program where he teaches courses in orthopedics and neuroscience. Dr. Grabowski is an outdoor enthusiast, joining his wife, daughters, and dogs in many of the adventures the Coulee Region has to offer. This passion feeds his expertise in rehabilitation of athletes including runners, cyclists, skiers, golfers, throwing athletes and more.

Erica Champlin

Erica Champlin


Erica graduated from UW-La Crosse with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise & Sport Science, along with becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 2001.  She then obtained her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from UW-La Crosse in 2004.  Erica has a depth of knowledge and experience working in a variety of settings including outpatient orthopedics, inpatient rehabilitation, sports medicine, as well as within the fitness and wellness world.  This allows her to offer well rounded and expert care to her patients.  She has recently expanded her knowledge to include Fascial Counterstrain and is very excited to be able to integrate this into her practice.  Erica is passionate about helping her patients maximize their mobility and strength for improved quality of life throughout the aging process. 


Erica loves being physically active outdoors rollerblading, hiking, biking and playing sports with her boys.  She also enjoys traveling with her husband and exploring the beautiful national parks across the US.

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