Decrease pain. Improve movement. Return to function.
Omaha Physical Therapy Institute, PC (OPTI) is committed to assisting patients return to work, sports, and life through individualized, one-on-one physical therapy treatment. The physical therapists at OPTI are highly educated on the most current research on pain science.
OPTI provides services that will meet the needs of the whole family. You tell us your goals. We make sure you meet them. We can help you.
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(144th & Dodge)
625 N. 144th Ave., Ste. 102
Omaha. NE 68154
BEST Physical Therapy in Omaha
Quality – 100% Continuity of Care
The highest quality of physical therapy services are guaranteed at OPTI. From your first visit to your last, you will have the same doctor of physical therapy treating you. OPTI’s physical therapists are all specialists in the orthopedic and sports medicine realm. We measure success through your outcomes and satisfaction with treatment. We are only satisfied with what we do if you are satisfied with how we do it. We treat you like family.
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Time, attention, and compassion you deserve
OPTI provides compassionate and highly skilled care to help individuals experiencing pain with hands-on, one-on-one attention to improve function and promote wellness throughout life.
We listen and give our patients the time they need to discuss their injuries. We go above and beyond to make sure patients are receiving our best effort in achieving their goals.
There is a reason physicians choose OPTI for their patients. There is a reason physicians choose OPTI for themselves and their family members. We give you the time, attention, and compassion you deserve. We can help you.
You tell us your goals. We make sure you meet them. We can help you.
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Confidence in Movement
Therapeutic Neuroscience Education
Our pain is produced by the brain as a protective mechanism in response to information that it is receiving from neural channels all over our body that are connected to every system in our body (musculoskeletal, integumentary, immune/endrocrine to name a few). Our brain is there to relay that information onto us, especially if something could be harming or potentially harmful to the body.
At Omaha Physical Therapy Institute, the physical therapists focus is on teaching you about why you feel pain and what you can do to decrease the threat level to the central nervous system through strategies to improve your feeling of “safety.” Moving through comfortable, non-threatening ways can help with decreasing the intensity and frequency of pain and can give you a sense of “ability” despite the discomfort that you have been feeling. This confidence in movement will lead to more movement and typically less pain. Therapeutic neuroscience education can help you get back to living your life and doing the things that you love!
“Katie is the best PT in the world! I truly appreciate her patience, enthusiasm, and knowledge. I am now back playing softball and loving it!” –Jessi (ACL surgery)
“Going to physical therapy at OPTI was something I looked forward to every week. Katie not only helped me with the physical part but she also got me through the mental obstacles of recovery. She is the only therapist I know that will take her patient out on the field and work with them one-on-one. Katie and Brent made me feel comfortable and they could always make me laugh through the frustrating times in rehab.” –Ally B.
"My orthopedic surgeon suggested physical therapy for my tennis elbow. I had no idea where to start? I called my PCP and was referred to OPTI…I couldn’t be more satisfied with the therapy I received from there. Everyone is nice starting at the front desk with Lori! I would recommend them hands down than any other place in town. Thanks OPTI!" –Stephanie (Tennis Elbow)
"I really appreciate how much Brent helped me get back into playing collegiate baseball after my shoulder surgery. He gave me comfort, hope, and strength during a tough time and I am grateful for it." –Mike (Shoulder surgery)
“Something I would want people to know about OPTI is that I was able see the same physical therapist every single visit. Most people do not realize that this is unfortunately unique about OPTI. I went to a different PT clinic initially for my injury and found out I was being seen by a college student who was a technician there so I switched to OPTI. It is a night and day difference in quality of care between the two clinics.” – Claire B.
“As an orthopedic surgeon, it is comforting to know that my patients are getting the attention they deserve. They are the most trustworthy PT’s in the area. I have even sent family to them.” – Orthopedic Surgeon in the Omaha area
“The one on one attention was great. I liked that everything we did tied back to soccer. My rehab was soccer-specific and I was able to get some sessions in at the Athletes In Motion Clinic out at the Omaha Sports Complex which was pretty awesome! I felt confident in returning to play!” – Paul (Ankle Injury)
“This note is no doubt long overdue, but comes with enormous gratitude that only continues to grow. This September marked three years since my ACL repair, and each day since I have been blessed with the ability to be fully active, play any sport my heart desired, continue coaching the beautiful game of soccer, climb new mountains (literally) and take on countless adventures and challenges. I certainly have your impressive expertise and fabulous patient care to thank for much of that. So, with all of my heart (and my healthy-thanks-to-you-right-knee), I am grateful. Thank you for leaving a positive permanent impact in my life!” – Becca (ACL Surgery)
“As an athlete, soccer is my life. ACL Reconstruction surgery could have ended my career. I am forever grateful to Omaha Physical Therapy Institute (OPTI) and their Athletes In Motion (A.I.M.) program. OPTI’s team got me back into action and I am back playing the sport I love. OPTI has the best Physical Therapy team in Omaha.” – Mayme Conroy, UNL Soccer, Redditch United F.C.
“I did most of my rehab at the A.I.M. clinic. It was awesome! From the first day, I knew I was going to make it back to pitching. Having the turf and the nets to throw and pitch into helped me get my confidence back.” – Brandon (Tommy John Surgery)
“I am so grateful for the care I received from Marc. He was gentle and kind and helped my back so much.” – Bonnie (Low back pain)
“I have had a total knee replacement on both knees but have gone to two different places for physical therapy. Omaha Physical Therapy Institute was so much better than the first place I had to go to. I was able to see Brent every time and his approach to getting my knee to straighten and bend was a lot more effective and less painful than the other place.” – Diane T.