Jessica Buikema

Physical Therapist, DPT

DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy

Jessica is a licensed physical therapist at our Cascade office. She received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion from Michigan State University in 2007 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University in 2014.

Jessica is passionate about helping her patients lead a healthy lifestyle and returning to a good quality of life and recreation after an orthopedic injury. Since graduation, Jessica has worked closely with a large orthopedic surgical group and has worked with patients who have had total joint replacements, arthroscopic repairs, and sport related injuries. She also has had experience with the pediatric population, and specifically loves helping families with infants treat torticollis and plagiocephaly.

In her spare time Jessica enjoys traveling with her husband and daughter, water and downhill skiing, yoga, and food and wine.


Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Grand Valley State University 2014

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Michigan State University 2007


Alter G

Balance Training and Fall Prevention

Chronic Pain


Dry Needling

Headache Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD)


Torticollis & Plagiocephaly

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Video Gait Analysis



5136 Cascade Rd SE, Suite 1C
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

P: 616-301-1215
F: 616-301-1217

I did not know what to expect before my first visit here. I must say that I was pleasantly surprised. I looked forward to every visit. HJPT has such a positive and encouraging attitude which made each visit a blessing.


How Can Jessica Help Treat Your Pain?