Family Practice- Family Physical Therapy 620 East 25th Street, Suite 7
Balance Area
Family Practice Adult Gym
Treatment Room

Kearney Family Physical Therapy with Family Practice

Here at Family Physical Therapy, our therapists offer a wide variety of specialties tailored to help with your individual needs. Conveniently located next to Family Practice Associates, P.C., we offer one-on-one care that is truly an individualized experience. At this specific clinic kindness, compassion, and development of a professional and personal relationships with our patients is always our number one goal. We provide fast and easy scheduling and are often able to see same day walk-in visits as needed. Please stop by any time to learn more about what Family Physical Therapy has to offer.

620 E 25th Street, Suite 7
Kearney, NE
Phone: 308.455.1781
Fax: 308.455.1782

Services

Specialized areas:

Our therapists offer specialized services in several areas including vestibular rehabilitation, balance and mobility, pediatric therapy, specialized manual therapy techniques, taping techniques for pain, swelling and posture correction, dry needling and much more!

Services List

  • Orthopedic Physical and Occupational Therapy
    • Including treatment for joint pain
    • Post-surgical care
    • Sports injuries
    • Gait analysis
    • And much more
  • Balance and Vestibular Physical Therapy
    • Including treatment for dizziness and vertigo
    • Balance training to decrease fall risk
    • And much more
  • Pediatric Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy
    • See Tree Top page for more details
  • Speech Therapy
    • Including treatment for speech disorders
    • Language disorders
    • Issues with swallowing and VitalStim treatment
    • Communication therapy
    • And much more

Our Staff

Brett Shipp, Physical Therapist

Education:
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Creighton University

Areas of Expertise:
Outpatient Orthopedic Care
Geriatrics
Trigger Point Dry Needling
Cupping
Graston Technique

Personal:
Brett grew up in DeWitt, NE, and now resides in Kearney, NE with his wife and two daughters.  Brett enjoys spending time with family/friends, being at the lake/boating, fishing, and coaching/watching his daughters in sports.

Tina

Tina Dethlefs, Physical Therapist Assistant

Education:
Northeast Community College Physical Therapist Assistant

Areas of Expertise:
Pediatrics
Geriatrics

Personal:
Tina grew up on a farm by Naper, NE. Tina now lives in Kearney with her husband Adam. Tina loves outdoor activities such as taking their dog for walks.

Logan Payne, Physical Therapist

Education:
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Areas of Expertise:
Pediatrics
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Outpatient Orthopedic Care
Post-Operative Care

Personal:
Logan is a Kearney native and still resides in Kearney with her husband and two children. She loves being back in central Nebraska after completing her degree at UNMC in Omaha. Central Nebraska has so many unique hobbies and community connections; whether it’s learning about Kearney’s history or finding similar interests with people. Logan loves making those connections with her patients.

Alisa Mingus

Alisa Mingus, Occupational Therapist

Education:
Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy, Cox College Springfield Missouri

Areas of Expertise:
Sensory Processing Interventions for Pediatrics
Neurological Approaches for Self-Regulation (certified pending)

Personal:
Alisa grew up in Ravenna, NE and now resides in Hazard, NE with her two dogs and husband. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, boating, camping, and completing DIY projects. Being the oldest of her siblings she has always had a natural instinct of helping them learn new skills and is able to transition that to her professional career. 

Tori

Tori Volk, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Education:
Occupational Therapy Assistant, Central Community College

Areas of Expertise:
Sensory Processing Disorders
Developmental Delays
Feeding

Personal:
Tori is originally from Cambridge, NE. She now lives in Hildreth with her husband, daughter, and twin boys. Tori’s twins were born three months premature and one required occupational, physical, and speech therapy.  Ever since welcoming her boys, she has a better understanding of what it is like having a child with special needs. Tori loves being able to see the kids she works with hit new milestones.

Josie Lee, Physical Therapist

Education:
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Areas of Expertise:
Adult Balance and Neuro
Vestibular
Parkinson’s
Lymphedema

Personal:
Josie grew up in Sutherland, NE and now resides with her husband, John and two sons in Kearney, NE. Josie enjoys running, home renovating and spending time with her family.

kellie gossman

Kellie S. Gossman, Physical Therapist

Education:
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)

Areas of Expertise:
Outpatient Pediatrics
Developmental TIPS (Tracking Infants Progress Statewide): standardized follow-up for babies post-NICU
Wheelchair and Mobility Equipment Evaluations

Personal:
Kellie grew up in north central Kansas in a small town and now resides in Kearney, NE with her husband and two sons. She teaches physical therapy education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She cheers for both Kansas State and Nebraska during football season and enjoys listening to vinyl records, kayaking, and camping with her family. 

Jake Flint

Jake Flint, Physical Therapist Assistant

Education:
Associates of Applied Sciences for Physical Therapist Assistant, Northeast Community College

Bachelor’s in Exercise Science, Concordia University

Master’s of Healthcare Administration, Bellevue University

Areas of Expertise:
TBI rehab
Orthopedics
Post-operative care

Personal:
Jake is originally from Lexington, Nebraska. He and his wife have a daughter Jovie that keeps them both on their toes. When Jake isn’t treating patients, he enjoys golfing, cycling, reading, and hiking.

Megan Johnson, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Education:
Occupational Therapist Assistant, Central Community College in Grand Island

Areas of Expertise:
Outpatient

Personal:
Megan was born and raised north of North Platte, NE. She now lives south of Shelton with her two cats Ali and Phoebe, and Boston Terrier, Bella. Her animals are always hanging around home with her. When she isn’t in the clinic, Megan enjoys going camping and boating at Calamus Reservoir, riding four-wheelers, riding horses, and spending time with her friends and family.

Darah Bohl, Speech-Language Pathologist 

Education: 
Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Areas of Expertise: 
Pediatrics
Medical speech-language pathology
Outpatient rehab
LSVT LOUD Certification

Personal: 
Darah is a Kansas native and resides in Claudell, KS with her husband, cats, dogs, and chickens. Darah enjoys spending time on the farm, completing DIY projects, and playing with all (33) of the animals on their farm. Darah also loves planning trips and traveling in her spare time!

madison

Madison Hyberger, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 

Education: 
Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Areas of Expertise: 
Pediatrics
Speech Development Delays

Personal: 
Madison is originally from Lincoln, Nebraska and currently lives in Kearney. When not treating patients, she enjoys reading historical fiction and spending time with her family when ever she gets the opportunity.

shaun hiemstra

Shaun Hiemstra, Speech Language Pathologist 

Education: 
Masters of Science in  Speech Language Pathology

Areas of Expertise:
Vital Stim (NMES)
Lee Silverman Voice Treatment
Voice
Work in various settings

Personal:
Shaun loves spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys traveling, music, keeping active, and her job.

Dotty

Dotty Bilslend, Office Assistant 

Education: 
Grand Island Northwest (College Prep)

Mathematics, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Areas of Expertise: 
Communication
Connecting with patients
Scheduling

Personal: 
Dotty is originally from Grand Island, Nebraska where she was born and raised. Currently residing in Shelton with her husband Jerome, her five children: Heather, Nate, Samantha, Kathleen, and Patrick, and seven grandchildren! When Dotty isn’t busy with her family, she enjoys watching crime shows, reading, watching sporting events, and enjoying her pets.

 

Megan Larson, Office Assistant 

Personal:
Megan grew up on farm near Hazard, Nebraska and went to high school in Ravenna. Currently, she lives in Kearney. Megan enjoys traveling, hanging out with her family, helping on the farm, and going on walks.

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