Proudly Serving the Twin Cities Area Since 1994

Specializing in non-surgical treatment

PDR Clinics specializes in the non-surgical treatment of Neck and Back Pain. To learn more about the PDR advantage, and how we can aid in patient recovery, choose whether you are a patient, provider, or insurer/ employer.

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PDR Clinics is an approved provider for most major insurance carriers and health plans. Most workers’ comp, auto and personal injury insurance plans also cover services provided at PDR.

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At PDR Clinics, we put the patient’s needs above everything else. Each patient we see receives a comprehensive evaluation prior to receiving a treatment plan.

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PDR Clinics recognizes the importance of having a trusted partner with successful, cost-effective, and measurable outcomes in the area of rehabilitation.

About Us

Providers2If you live with pain on a daily basis, have a recurrent neck or back problem that won’t go away, or have tried other therapies without achieving the results you need, Physicians’ Diagnostics & Rehabilitation Clinics can help. PDR Clinics’ neck and back pain treatment programs have provided relief to thousands of patients throughout the Twin Cities. The combination of our physical medicine & rehabilitation physicians, advanced practice physical & occupational therapists, and clinically-based protocols utilizing MedX therapy equipment and lifestyle-modification programs, yield very high recovery rates without the use of invasive therapies or surgery.

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Meet our Physicians

Our team of physicians are specialty trained in the area of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Patients are first evaluated by a doctor before receiving their individualized rehabilitation care plan, unless otherwise indicated. Each patient’s plan is based on their specific diagnosis and symptoms. Our physicians stayed involved throughout the treatment process with regularly scheduled visits to ensure each patient is progressing as expected.


Our Medical Team:

Todd Ginkel, DC
Thomas Kraemer, MD, PM&R
William Ahlenius, MD, PM&R
Lindsay Haugen, PA-C
Deborah Friedman, MD, PM&R

Todd Ginkel, DC

Todd Ginkel, DC


Dr. Ginkel is the president and director of clinical affairs of Physicians' Diagnostics and Rehabilitation, which he founded in 1994.

Thomas Kraemer, MD

Thomas Kraemer, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Kramer, PDR's Medical Director, joined in 2003 after eight years of musculoskeletal practice in St. Cloud and Stillwater, MN.

William Ahlenius, MD

William Ahlenius, MD


Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Ahlenius spent a year studying abroad, and taught bilingual Spanish/English classes for four years before studying medicine.

Lindsay Haugen, PA-C

Lindsay Haugen, PA-C

Physicians Assistant

Ms. Haugen strives to educate patients and to provide them with tools to improve their function and quality of life.

Deborah Friedman, MD

Deborah Friedman, MD


Dr. Friedman earned her medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel and completed her residency at Nassau University Medical Center.

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We accept most insurances

United Healthcare
Blue Cross Blue Shield