Staff working with geriatric patient

Gretna Family Physical Therapy


At Family Physical Therapy of Gretna, we strive to provide an engaging and professional atmosphere for all ages. Our therapist are specialized in a wide variety of therapy treatments including pain reduction, balance and fall training, wound care, prosthetics, pediatrics, and many more. We also offer Occupational and Speech therapy to provide a very comprehensive and holistic approach.

While Family Physical Therapy treats the entire family, we do provide a special atmosphere for our younger patients. Tree Top Therapy is within our Gretna location and is an environment designed to treat children with a play-based design tailored to the needs of each child. Using a medical-based approach, therapists are able to identify underlying deficits of a problem and address those through rehabilitative activities. Medical-based treatment offers a wide variety of services and impacts the child as a whole.

Tree Top Therapy offers a variety of camps that are typically offered in the summer months. These camps serve as a great way to continue to practice skills they learned during the school year. Camp offerings may change year to year, but the following are typically offered regularly:

  • Young Athletes Program (Special Olympics)
  • Handwriting Camp
  • Feeding Camp
  • Language Camp
  • Social Group Camp
  • Toddler Talk

Family Physical Therapy will work with your local physician to provide easy scheduling options and allow all walk-ins. Contact us today to set up an appointment or tour our clinic. We look forward to welcoming you or your loved one into our family.

913 Village Square
Gretna, Nebraska 68028
Phone: 402-932-0747
Fax: 402-991-5685



Our therapists are specialized in a wide variety of therapy treatments including pain reduction, balance/fall training, prosthetics, pediatrics and many more.

Gretna Clinic Offerings:
  • Litegait for body weight support treadmill training
  • Overhead Safety Harness System 
  • Fine motor/Gross Motor Delays
  • Autism- get rid of Aspergers NOS
  • Sports Injuries
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Balance and Mobility
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Orthopedic Therapy
  • Pain Management/Relief
  • Dry Needling
  • Testing
  • Manual Therapy
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Testing
  • Upper Extremity Injuries
  • Splinting

Toddler Talk

Come join us Tuesdays at 9am starting November 9 – December 14 for Toddler Talk! Here, we will be working with children in a play-focused environment to help toddlers with early language development. This will be lead by two of our expert Speech-Language Pathologist, Christine & Erin!

See the full flier here:
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To get registered for a camp, please contact us at 402-932-0747 or at


Services Offered

Physical Therapy:
  • Wheelchair assessments
  • Selecting assistive devices such as walkers, standers, adaptive seating
  • Orthotic recommendation and management
  • We have an on-site helmet clinic with partnership with Innovative Prosthetics
  • and Orthotics
  • Developmental delays
  • General strengthening
  • Torticollis and plagiocephaly
  • General Orthopedic/Sport injuries
  • Toe walking and other gait disturbances
  • Balance and coordination difficulties
  • Hyper/Hypotonia
  • Vestibular rehab
  • Various genetic syndromes (Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Brain Trauma/Injuries
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injuries
Occupational Therapy:
  • Self Help Skills
  • General Strengthening
  • Developmental Delays
  • Balance and Coordination
  • Reflex Integration Therapy
  • Vision Therapy
  • Cortical Visual Impairment Assessment
  • Brain Gym
  • Zones of Regulation
  • Orthotics and Splints
  • Upper extremity injuries
  • Feeding Therapy
  • Adaptive Equipment-
  • Bilateral Coordination
  • Interactive Metronome
  • Handwriting Without Tears/Size Matters
  • Sensory Integration Treatment
  • Brain Trauma/Injuries
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Vision Therapy
  • Hyper/hypotonia
  • Vestibular rehab
Speech Therapy:
  • Apraxia
  • Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)
  • Articulation errors
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Brain Trauma/Injuries
  • Cognitive communication
  • Early intervention
  • Expressive Language
  • Parent and caregiver training
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Phonological disorders
  • Play development
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Receptive language
  • Social skills
  • Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Stuttering and Disfluency
  • Tongue Thrust
  • Voice and resonance
Special Certifications and Treatment options:

Family Physical Therapy of Gretna does have a therapist on staff that is trained in K-5 Dysgraphia. The K-5 Dysgraphia Specialist can assist with:

  • Types of dysgraphia
  • Basics to the stages of reading and writing
  • Neuroanatomy and sensory motor systems used when reading and writing
  • Functions associated with writing
  • Visual perception and the integration of motor function and memory
  • Handwriting divided into three parts- mechanical, language, cognitive
  • Understanding of biomechanics, adaptive strategies, and the development of efficient written expression

Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) assessments are also offered for therapy and training. Our therapists have additional training and endorsements to provide the CVI Range, Irlen overlays and vision therapy.

Child Passenger Safety Technicians are also on  staff that have additional Special Needs Training.


Our Staff

Chelli Westengaard, Occupational Therapist 

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

Bachelor of Science

Areas of Expertise: 

Chelli is from Red Cloud, NE.  She resides in Gretna, NE with her family.  Chelli enjoys spending time with her family, hiking and walking with friends, and shopping.

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