Jennie is a native New Mexican. She received her BS in Exercise Science from the University of New Mexico (UNM) and a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.
During OT school, she developed tension headaches and discovered she was clenching her jaw, initiating a long journey to learn how to manage her jaw pain.
Jennie boasts nearly a decade of experience and specialty training in manual therapy techniques, including myofascial and trigger point release, and neuromuscular therapy.
She is certified in taping using the Kinesio Taping Method and completed an intensive TMJ course given by renowned TMJ and Craniofacial Pain expert Michael Karegeannes, PT, MHSc, LAT, MTC, CFC, CCTT, CMTPT, as well as Cervical and Cranium training at the Neuromuscular Therapy Center with director Judith DeLany, LMT.
Jennie is also certified in Orofacial Dry Needling.
She is excited to bring all of this hands-on experience to her practice and is working toward her Certified Cervical and Temporomandibular Therapist Certification with the American Academy of Orofacial Pain (AAOP).
She is also attending CRAFTA training during the fall of 2023