Jessica Buikema

Physical Therapist, DPT

DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy

Jessica is a licensed physical therapist at our Cascade office. She received her Bachelor’s degree of 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 to be able to return to a good quality of life and recreation after an orthopedic injury. She is always working towards improving her current skill set to serve her patients with evidence based interventions and to provide the best quality of care. She is currently pursuing continued professional development in Orthopedic Manual Therapy from NAIOMT (North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy) to further develop her manual skills.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her husband, water and downhill skiing, running, 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


Balance Training and Fall Prevention

Chronic Pain


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 actually enjoyed PT at HJPT. I have been to 4 different PT practices in the past but HJPT is my favorite. It feels more personal here and everyone is friendly. It’s like one big happy family which makes it easy to feel welcome. I will recommend your company to everyone.


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