Tana Trotter, PT, DPT
Tana grew up in Killdeer where she fell in love with exercise through sports and entrepreneurship through watching her dad grow his own business. She took these two passions with her to Bismarck where she attended the University of Mary. After receiving a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science, Tana completed her doctorate in Physical Therapy. While in school, Tana worked as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor in the community. As she completed her clinicals for physical therapy, Tana saw the potential to combine physical therapy and fitness to use exercise as medicine – add in her love for entrepreneurship and you have the start to Proximal50!
Brittany Matejka, PT, DPT
Brittany grew up in Fargo and started sports at a young age. She became aware of the importance of wellness and injury prevention as a physical therapy patient herself. Brittany quickly gained an appreciation for the human body and its capabilities to heal itself. She attended the University of Jamestown for her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science (2018) and graduated from University of Mary with a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy (2021). Throughout the years, Brittany has worked in several gym facilities and saw the positive impact and benefits of exercise and wellness. A passion for exercise and a desire to serve others lead her to pursue a profession in Physical Therapy. Brittany is certified in LSVT BIG, a therapy program for those with Parkinson’s. She also has experience in orthopedics and neuro outpatient care including lower extremity injuries, upper extremity injuries, TMJ, balance and fall concerns, vertigo and concussions . Brittany also enjoys working with the aging population and is passionate about promoting optimal living no matter our age.