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

About O'Brien Physical Therapy

Jill's 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. Since the beginning of her career, Jill has provided a wide range of therapeutic intervention, from rehabilitation and return to sport progression for high school and collegiate athletes, treating orthopedic and chronic pain ailments, to working closely with those in the motherhood transition.


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!  

More about Jill 

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 and making homemade pesto, drinking a great cup o' joe at one of the local coffee shops and winter hiking with the newest addition to the team, Luna, the rescue dog!



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 and school-aged athletes.  Chelsea is committed to helping you succeed and be able to enjoy your day to day activities by offering multiple physical therapy services and treatments including Running Assessment and Programming and the Therapy + Wellness Package.


Chelsea is also a mama of two little ones.  When she is not chasing the kiddos around the house, Chelsea enjoys long walks and drinking a warm cup of coffee.  Other hobbies include running, hiking, and playing volleyball.  She is always looking for new ideas and places to adventure with her kids.