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3 Myths About Physical Activity

Excuses, excuses, excuses…well, there’s really no excuse to not be moving and grooving throughout your day!  Being physically active is SO BENEFICIAL FOR SO MANY REASONS!  Please don’t use the excuses below to avoid doing something that can actually save your life! 1. It takes too much time: FALSE Does this sound familiar to you? Often times we get busy…

Staff Spotlight: Marc Hunley, PT

Marc Hunley, physical therapist at Omaha Physical Therapy Institute, is a man of many talents.  He is an exceptional physical therapist, is quite funny and witty, and is a wonderful father and husband.  Overall, he is a pretty cool dude!  Learn more about Marc below! Why did you become a PT? I became a PT because I wanted to work…

10 Tips on How to Be a Good Physical Therapy Patient

Are you struggling with an injury or having persistent pain?  Have you thought about trying some physical therapy?  It’s important to find a physical therapy clinic that will give you the time and attention that you deserve and for which you are paying.  Once you find a clinic that fits your needs, it is essential to be a good patient…

Staff Spotlight: Sara Loeffelholz Palinski, PT

Sara Loeffelholz Palinski loves to have fun!  This definitely shows through her work as a physical therapist at Omaha Physical Therapy Institute!  Learn more about Sara below! Why did you want to become a physical therapist?  What do you love about being a physical therapist? When I was a junior in high school, I injured my shoulder, had surgery, and…

Staff Spotlight: Matt Vetter, PT, CSCS

Matt Vetter is a physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist at Omaha Physical Therapy Institute (OPTI).  He is a wonderful physical therapist and enjoys treating endurance athletes including runners, swimmers, and cyclists as well as CrossFIT athletes. He is one of the only PT’s in the area certified in the POSE running method.  Matt has completed full and…

Staff Spotlight: Lori Koehn, Office Manager

Lori Koehn is Omaha Physical Therapy Institute’s (OPTI) office manager and first impressions specialist.  If you are or have been a patient at OPTI, you most likely know Lori!  Lori has been with OPTI the longest out of any employee as she started just a couple years after Katie and Brent opened the clinic in 2007.  One word to describe…

Staff Spotlight: Brent Cordery, PT and Co-Founder of OPTI

Brent Cordery is a physical therapist and co-founder of Omaha Physical Therapy Institute (OPTI).  He manages OPTI alongside his wife Katie Cordery, who is also a physical therapist at OPTI.  OPTI was established in 2007 by Brent and Katie in order to provide Omaha with a physical therapy clinic that provides people the healthcare that they deserve. Learn more about…

Staff Spotlight: Ashlie Eckmann, PT

Ashlie Eckmann is one of the amazing physical therapists at Omaha Physical Therapy Institute.  She is sweet, compassionate, and committed to providing top quality physical therapy care to her patients.  Find out more about Ashlie below! Where are you from?  Where did you graduate high school, college, and physical therapy school? I am from Beebeetown, Iowa but was born in…

Staff Spotlight: Katie Cordery, PT and Co-founder of OPTI

Katie Cordery is a physical therapist and one of the co-founders of Omaha Physical Therapy Institute (OPTI).  She is married to Brent Cordery, another physical therapist and founder of OPTI.  Together, they have developed a clinic with an AMAZING staff who provide the HIGHEST QUALITY of physical therapy services to the Omaha area! Learn more about Katie below! 1. Why…

Staff Spotlight: Jonathan Latshaw, Rehabilitation Aide

Jonathan Latshaw is Omaha Physical Therapy Institute’s rehabilitation aide extraordinaire!  If he was a professional wrestler, his name would be “The Janitor” and his tag line would be “I’m here to clean up!”  Jonathan does an amazing job cleaning, organizing, and making patients feel comfortable and happy.  Learn more about Jonathan below! 1. What do enjoy most about your job…