Physical therapy can help relieve pain and restore function for a wide variety of ailments and injuries. Patients include pediatric to geriatric, neurological to musculoskeletal. This may include pre-op and post-op surgical patients, worker’s compensation, the weekend warrior or high school athlete, stroke sufferers, traumatic brain injuries, or spinal injuries. Physical therapists can treat the entire body, from the head, neck, back, ribs, and pelvis, to the entirety of the arms and legs. They can also help with certain types of vertigo and balance impairments, as well as a variety of aches and pains resulting from everyday use of the body. Treatment may include a variety of interventions, from modalities like ultrasound, electrical stimulation, traction, and iontophoresis to specialized manual therapy techniques and individualized exercises and activities.
The physical therapy staff at Annie Jeffrey Memorial County Health Center consists of John Makovicka, PT, Nathan Olson, PT, and Brandi Watts, PTA. John has been a practicing physical therapist since 1973, providing physical therapy in this area since the early 1980’s. Nathan has been a practicing physical therapist in this area since 2004. Brandi is a born and raised Osceola resident and has been a PTA since 2013. Together, they provide physical therapy at Annie Jeffrey for outpatients, inpatients, and swing bed patients. Inpatients and swing beds are seen twice a day Monday through Friday. Outpatients are able to be seen between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Please call 402-747-2031 for more information.