South Fargo - Autumn Fields

3170 43rd St. South, Suite 101, Fargo, ND 58104

About our South Fargo - Autumn Fields Location

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Therapists at This Location

Eldon Johnson
PT, MPT, CSCS, Cert. MDT, CSMT, Regional Director
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Eldon Johnson

Eldon was born and raised in Williston, in the northwest corner of North Dakota—or “God’s Country,” as he likes to say! Upon graduating from Williston High School in 1990, he headed off for college at the University of North Dakota, in Grand Forks. While there, he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, as well as his Master of Physical Therapy, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1995.

In his professional career, Eldon has acquired a significant amount of expertise and experience, through working at several different facilities throughout North Dakota, as well as Idaho. Being a prime example of how life oftentimes comes full-circle, he was involved with RehabAuthority with Galen and Kevin in 2001 and 2002, and now has come “back to the fold” in 2011.

Eldon has always had a special penchant and skill for spinal rehabilitation, with advanced training and experience in treating acute and chronic neck and back pathologies. He is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the spine through the McKenzie Institute. He has extensive experience with MedX Lumbar and Cervical evaluation and treatment technologies, which he feels is a perfect complement to his McKenzie training and manual therapy skills. When he is not treating spines, Eldon is also a master clinician in general orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, and industrial medicine, working with individuals from all ages and stages of life. He is 100% committed to and truly loves helping people “feel better again!”

In 1996, Eldon was credentialed as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is also a Credentialed Clinical Instructor, through the American Physical Therapy Association, and has served as a Center Coordinator for Clinical Education. He is certified in pre-employment testing and functional capacity evaluation, through the WorkSTEPS system, as well.

In what Eldon likes to call his “other life,” he is also a professional musician and singer-songwriter (, and continues to pursue this passion, as well. He was a national finalist in the 2007 Colgate Country Showdown, and placed 2nd out of 50,000 contestants across the nation, performing at the world-famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. He also works as the Contemporary Music Coordinator at his church. Eldon enjoys exercising and watching/playing sports of all kinds, with a special love for football. He is married to his beautiful soul mate, Amy, with whom he has two children, Isaac and Clara Jean, as well as one step-son, Jacob.

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Christopher Kraemer
PT, MPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, CSMT, Rehab Director & Clinic Administrator
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Christopher Kraemer

Chris Kraemer is a biomechanically-minded physical therapist, specializing in spinal care, lower extremity biomechanics, orthotics, and manual therapy of the spine and extremities.  He is a seasoned physical therapist with vast experience in general orthopedics and sports medicine.

A North Dakota native, Chris attended the University of North Dakota, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy as well as a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 1998, receiving Summa Cum Laude honors.  He has been practicing as an outpatient orthopedic physical therapist in Fargo since that time.  Over his career Chris has worked as a staff physical therapist, a Clinical Coordinator for Education, and a member of the Sports Medicine Advisory committee.  Because of his experiences in this setting and ongoing training, he has grown to a master clinician in his field.  He has been instrumental in the treatment of general orthopedics, sports medicine, and industrial rehabilitation for individuals of all ages throughout the Fargo/Moorhead region for more than a decade.  He is passionately dedicated to the well being of his patients.

Chris is happily married to his beautiful wife, Jennifer.  Together they are the proud parents of three wonderful children.  He enjoys spending time with his family and friends.  Chris is an outdoor enthusiast with specific interests in hunting, fishing, camping, football and vocal music.

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Location Address

3170 43rd St. South, Suite 101
Fargo, ND 58104

Phone Number

Ph: (701) 277-8448
Fax: (701) 277-8668

Hours of Operation

M, W, F: 7am to 7pm
T & TH: 8am to 12pm

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