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Physical Therapists

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Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Physical Therapist

Started at Optimum Therapies:

December, 2017

Specialty/Areas of Interest:

Sports Rehabilitation | Orthopedics | Industrial Medicine and Rehabilitation | Vestibular Rehabilitation

Education:

Bachelors of Physical Therapy
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Bachelors of Science in Natural Science/Biology
Minor in Athletic Training
St. John's University, Collegeville, MN

Certifications:

Certified Industrial Rehab Specialists
Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation

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Andrea Elwood

Andrea Elwood

PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Started at Optimum Therapies:

December, 2018

Specialty /Interest:

Running and sports related injuries | Injury Prevention and Employment Testing | Aquatic Physical Therapy | Parkinson Disease

Education:

Associates Of Science Degree - Physical Therapist Assistant
Chippewa Valley Technical College

Certifications:

LSVT BIG certified clinician

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Drew Olson

Drew Olson

PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

Started at Optimum Therapies:

May, 2020

Specialty/ Interest:

Manual Therapy | General Orthopedics 

Education:

Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Mary, Bismarck, ND

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Biology
The College of St Scholastica, Duluth, MN

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Colten Seibel

Colten Seibel

Industrial Specialist/Athletic Trainer

Started at Optimum Therapies:

August 2022

Specialty /Interest:

Sports Medicine, Industrial Medicine, Injury Prevention, Return to Work/Sport

Education:

Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology/Athletic Training - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Master's of Science in Athletic Training - Michigan State University

Certifications:

Licesnsed Athletic Trainer
Graston M1 Certification
OSHA Labor and Industry Ergonomics Certified

Personal Trainers

Athletic Trainers

Massage Therapists

Studio Instructors

Administrative Staff

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Stacie F.

Stacie F.

Clinic Coordinator

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Bea L.

Bea L.

Patient Care Coordinator

Eau Claire


Physical Therapists

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Darrin Schober

Darrin Schober

MS, PT Physical Therapist

Opened Optimum Therapies:

January, 2001

Specialty / Areas of Interest:

Spinal Care | Manual Therapy | General Orthopedics | Dry Needling | Pilates

Education:

Bachelor of Science
Grand Valley State, Lansing, MI

Master of Health Science in Physical Therapy
Lansing, MI

Certifications:

Extensive Osteopathic Manual Training
Certified Pilates Teacher/Trainer
Licensed Massage Therapist

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Andrew Strope

Andrew Strope

PT, DPT, OCS Doctor of Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist

Started at Optimum Therapies:

March, 2006

Specialty/ Interest:

Orthopedics | Spine Rehab | Vestibular & Balance Problems | Manual Medicine | Sports Medicine

Education:

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Regis University, Denver, CO

Master of Physical Therapy
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Bachelor of Science
University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI

Certifications:

Certified Clinical Instructor (CCI)
Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)

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Kate Todd

Kate Todd

PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

Started at Optimum Therapies:

June, 2016

Specialty/Interest:

Orthopedics

Education:

Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

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Kevan LaPorte

Kevan LaPorte

PT, DPT, OCS Doctor of Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist

Started at Optimum Therapies:

December 2017

Specialty/Interest:

Outpatient Orthopedics | Sports Rehabilitation | Injury Prevention | Pilates | Manual Therapy

Education:

Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Certifications:

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
ATC, Graston M1 technique
TRX level 1 instructor

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Linda Backus

Linda Backus

Physical Therapist

Started at Optimum Therapies:

August 2022

Specialty/Interest:

Orthopedics | Manual Therapy | Spine Rehabilitation | Vestibular & Balance | Injury Prevention

Education:

Master of Health Science in Physical Therapy
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL

Certifications:

Graston

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John Heintz

John Heintz

PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Started at Optimum Therapies:

June, 2021

Specialty /Interest:

General and Sports | Orthopedics | Manual Therapy | Pilates

Education:

Associates of Applied Science - Physical Therapist Assistant
Chippewa Valley Technical College

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Sally Mastin

Sally Mastin

PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Started at Optimum Therapies:

May, 2011

Specialty / Interest:

Orthopedic Dx and Spinal Conditions | Aquatic Therapy | Running Issues | Manual Therapy | Work Injury Prevention | Pilates Integration

Education:

BS Degree Psychology
University LaCrosse | LaCrosse, WI

Associates of Applied Science | Physical Therapist Assistant
NWTC | Green Bay, WI

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Myriah Rau

Myriah Rau

PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Started at Optimum Therapies:

December, 2021

PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Specialty / Interest:

Pelvic Health | Spinal Care | Mannual Therapy | General Orthopedics | Pilates

Education:

Associates of Applied Science | Physical Therapist Assistant
CVTC | Eau Claire, WI

Personal Trainers

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Julie Schober

Julie Schober

NSCA - Certified Personal Trainer

Started at Optimum Therapies:

May, 2008

Specialty / Interest:

Pilates Training | TRX

Education:

Bachelor of Science
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI

Certifications:

Certified Science, Biology and Anataomy Teacher
Certified Pilates Instructor Mat I and II, Reformer I,II, Cadillac and Tower, Chair and Barrel
YUR Back Certified
TRX Level I & Level II
Certified Personal Trainer throught National Strength and Conditioning Association

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Miah Peterson

Miah Peterson

Personal Trainer

Started at Optimum Therapies:

July 2022

Specialty / Interest:

Pilates Training

Education:

AA Hillsborough Community College

Certifications:

Certified Balanced Body Pilates Instructor
Reformer I, II, III, Mat I, II, III, Cadillac/Trapeze Table, Chair, Body Movement Principals, Anatomy in 3D
USA Gymnastics Safety Coach

Athletic Trainers

Massage Therapists

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Abigale Sabelko

Abigale Sabelko

LMT, Licensed Massage Therapist

Started at Optimum Therapies:
April, 2021

Specialty/ Interest:
Deep Tissue | Sports Massage | Prenatal Massage 

Education:                   
The Salon Professional Academy
Eau Claire, WI

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Lindsey Tess

Lindsey Tess

LMT, Licensed Massage Therapist

Started at Optimum Therapies:
March, 2022

Specialty/ Interest:
Therapeutic Massage | Deep Tissue

Education:                  
Professional Hair & Design Academy, Massage Therapy
Eau Claire, WI

Studio Instructors

Administrative Staff

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Caitlyn B.

Caitlyn B.

Accounting Assistant

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Dawn B.

Dawn B.

Human Resources Director

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Liz B.

Liz B.

Billing/AR Specialist

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Jodi D.

Jodi D.

Revenue Cycle Management Director

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Sue D.

Sue D.

Medical Billing Specialist/Insurance

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Jenny G.

Jenny G.

Administrative Assistant

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Sammy G.

Sammy G.

Patient Care Coordinator

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Deb H.

Deb H.

Transcriptionist

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Emalie H.

Emalie H.

Patient Care Coordinator

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Tasha H.

Tasha H.

Clinic Coordinator

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Christine N.

Christine N.

Billing/AR Specialist

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Nancy P.

Nancy P.

Patient Care Coordinator

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Joey T.

Joey T.

Marketing Coordinator

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Mary T.

Mary T.

Administrative Assistant

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Karen Z.

Karen Z.

Transcriptionist

Menomonie


Physical Therapists

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Kyle Vande Hei

Kyle Vande Hei

PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

Started at Optimum Therapies:

October 2021

Specialty/Interest:

Outpatient Orthopedics | Manual Therapy | Sports Rehabilitation | Injury Prevention | Vestibular Rehabilitation | Dry Needling

Education:

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Carroll University, Waukesha WI

Bachelor of Science
Carroll University, Waukesha, WI

Certifications:
LSVT BIG clinician

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Darrin Schober

Darrin Schober

MS, PT Physical Therapist

Opened Optimum Therapies:

January, 2001

Specialty / Areas of Interest:

Spinal Care | Manual Therapy| General Orthopedics | Dry Needling | Pilates

Education:

Bachelor of Science
Grand Valley State, Lansing, MI

Master of Health Science in Physical Therapy
Lansing, MI

Certifications:

Extensive Osteopathic Manual Training
Certified Pilates Teacher/Trainer
Licensed Massage Therapist

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Myriah Rau

Myriah Rau

PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Started at Optimum Therapies:

December, 2021

PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Specialty / Interest:

Pelvic Health | Spinal Care | Mannual Therapy | General Orthopedics | Pilates

Education:

Associates of Applied Science | Physical Therapist Assistant
CVTC | Eau Claire, WI

Personal Trainers

Athletic Trainers

Massage Therapists

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Michael Dennee

Michael Dennee

LMT Licensed Massage Therapist

Started at Optimum Therapies:

September, 2018

Specialty/ Interest:

Pain Relief I Deep Tissue | Medical Massage | People with Alzheimer's | Myofascial Release | Children with Autism I Pregnancy Massage I Elderly Massage I Sports Massage I Restful and Rejuvenating Massage

Education:

The Baltimore School of Massage (changed name to The Cortiva Institute) Baltimore, MD

Certifications:

Certification for AED & CPR

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Kayla Johnson

Kayla Johnson

LMT Licensed Massage Therapist

Started at Optimum Therapies:

Returned to Optimum Therapies March, 2016

Specialty/Areas of Interest:

Cupping Therapy

Education:

Licensed Massage Therapist

Studio Instructors

Administrative Staff

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Tasha H.

Tasha H.

Clinic Coordinator

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Morgan M.

Morgan M.

Patient Care Coordinator

Rice Lake


Physical Therapists

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Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Physical Therapist

Started at Optimum Therapies:

December, 2017

Specialty/Areas of Interest:

Sports Rehabilitation | Orthopedics | Industrial Medicine and Rehabilitation | Vestibular Rehabilitation

Education:

Bachelors of Physical Therapy
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Bachelors of Science in Natural Science/Biology
Minor in Athletic Training
St. John's University, Collegeville, MN

Certifications:

Certified Industrial Rehab Specialists
Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation

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Anna Vaughn

Anna Vaughn

MPT, ATC, RYT Physical Therapist

Started at Optimum Therapies:

January, 2021

Specialty/Areas of Interest:

General Orthopedics | Sports Injuries | Manual Therapy | Vestibular Rehabilitation | Injury Prevention - Reducing Fall Risk | Yoga-Based Stretches

Education:

Master of Physical Therapy
UW-Madison, Madison, WI

Bachelors of Science  
UW-Madison, Madison, WI

Certifications:

Certified Athletic Trainer
Registered Yoga Teacher

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Drew Olson

Drew Olson

PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

Started at Optimum Therapies:

May, 2020

Specialty/ Interest:

Manual Therapy | General Orthopedics 

Education:

Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Mary, Bismarck, ND

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Biology
The College of St Scholastica, Duluth, MN

Certifications:

 

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Andrea Elwood

Andrea Elwood

PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Started at Optimum Therapies:

December, 2018

Specialty /Interest:

Running and sports related injuries | Injury Prevention and Employment Testing | Aquatic Physical Therapy | Parkinson Disease

Education:

Associates Of Science Degree - Physical Therapist Assistant
Chippewa Valley Technical College

Certifications:

LSVT BIG certified clinician

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Colten Seibel

Colten Seibel

Industrial Specialist/Athletic Trainer

Started at Optimum Therapies:

August 2022

Specialty /Interest:

Sports Medicine, Industrial Medicine, Injury Prevention, Return to Work/Sport

Education:

Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology/Athletic Training - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Master's of Science in Athletic Training - Michigan State University

Certifications:

Licesnsed Athletic Trainer
Graston M1 Certification
OSHA Labor and Industry Ergonomics Certified

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Isaac Van Thomme

Isaac Van Thomme

Physical Therapist Assistant

Started at Optimum Therapies:

July 2022

Specialty /Interest:

Sport-Related Injuries, Manual Therapy, Orthopedics

Education:

Bachelor of Science - Kinesiology, Movement Studies with a minor in American Sign Language - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Associate of Science - Physical Therapy Assistant - Chippewa Valley Technical College

Personal Trainers

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Peggy Kohler

Peggy Kohler

Personal Trainer

Specialty / Interest:

Pilates

Education:

Bachelor of Arts
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Certifications:

Pilates Mat I
Pilates Trapeze Table
National Acadamy of Sports Medicine-Certified Personal Trainer

Athletic Trainers

Massage Therapists

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Kelsey Bauspies

Kelsey Bauspies

Licensed Massage Therapist

Started at Optimum Therapies:

February , 2021

Specialty/Interest:

Education:

Licensed Massage Therapist
Broadview University, Eau Claire, WI 2017


Studio Instructors

Administrative Staff

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Stacie F.

Stacie F.

Clinic Coordinator

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Peggy K.

Peggy K.

Physical Therapy Aide

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Bea L.

Bea L.

Patient Care Coordinator

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Michelle P.

Michelle P.

Patient Care Coordinator

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Anita S.

Anita S.

Patient Care Coordinator