Aksarben
Everyday is Game Day.

6307 Center Street, Suite 105
Omaha, NE 68106

South side of Center St. at 63rd in the Aksarben Place shopping center.
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  402-884-7453

  402-884-5983

Open Today:
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Sunday Closed Today

Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Sunday Closed Today

Makovicka

Every Day is

Game Day.
Makovicka Physical Therapy

Lauren Watson PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director

Lauren was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. Following high school, Lauren went to Truman State University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and played collegiate soccer. ...She then attended Creighton University where she obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Lauren is a board certified orthopedic specialist after completing a residency with Evidence in Motion, and she's a current member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has also completed advanced training in women’s health physical therapy.

Gaby Vogel PT, DPT, CEAS, CFCE

Director of Occupational Health

Gaby was born in Durango, Mexico, making her way to Nebraska after graduating from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. She attended Creighton University and received her Doctorate of Physical ...Therapy degree. Gaby is certified as an Ergonomic Assessment Specialist and a Functional Capacity Evaluator. She received the Multicultural and Community Affairs Award from Creighton University, and currently is the Executive Secretary of Centro Latino Board, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Al Smith PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Al was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. After high school, Al went to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he studied English while he played baseball. Al developed a ...passion for physical therapy over the course of recovering from 8 surgeries, the last of which, ended his baseball career. Al spent time after college working in research, then as a personal trainer before launching his physical therapy career at Creighton University. Al has stayed involved with Westside High School the last 7 years organizing the strength and conditioning program for their baseball and girls basketball teams. When he's not hitting the gym as an educator or enthusiast he is pursuing his part time project as a real estate agent or traveling the world!

Abbey Schueth PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Abbey was born and raised in Ewing, Nebraska where she attended Ewing High School. After graduating high school, she went on and received her Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science with ...a minor in Health Science at the University of Nebraska-Kearney; she also was on the volleyball team during her time at UNK. She then moved to Omaha and attended Clarkson College where she earned her Associates Degree of Physical Therapist Assistant.

Shannon McCracken MA

Occupational Health Coordinator

Shannon was born in Beckley, West Virginia and grew up in Omaha. She graduated from North High School where she was a member of the swim team. She attended ...University of Nebraska at Omaha and earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, with a Minor in Psychology. She then earned a Master of Arts degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Biomechanics. When she isn't working, Shannon teaches swim lessons at DiVentures, fixes up her house, and enjoys her two german shepherd dogs.

Kendy B.

Front Desk Representative

Kendy Butterfield lives in Plattsmouth, NE., and received a degree in Applied Science from Clarkson College where she was a member of the first accredited graduating class. She is a ...licensed physical therapist assistant and also works as a PTA in long-term care settings. She is a member of the Accreditation Committee of the APTA and serves as the PTA clinician for the national PTA accreditation program. Kendy has 5 grandchildren that add enjoyment to her life.

Lauren Watson PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director

Lauren was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. Following high school, Lauren went to Truman State University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and played collegiate soccer. She then attended Creighton University where she obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Lauren is a board certified orthopedic specialist after completing a residency with Evidence in Motion, and she's a current member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has also completed advanced training in women’s health physical therapy.

Gaby Vogel PT, DPT, CEAS, CFCE

Director of Occupational Health

Gaby was born in Durango, Mexico, making her way to Nebraska after graduating from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. She attended Creighton University and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Gaby is certified as an Ergonomic Assessment Specialist and a Functional Capacity Evaluator. She received the Multicultural and Community Affairs Award from Creighton University, and currently is the Executive Secretary of Centro Latino Board, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Al Smith PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Al was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. After high school, Al went to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he studied English while he played baseball. Al developed a passion for physical therapy over the course of recovering from 8 surgeries, the last of which, ended his baseball career. Al spent time after college working in research, then as a personal trainer before launching his physical therapy career at Creighton University. Al has stayed involved with Westside High School the last 7 years organizing the strength and conditioning program for their baseball and girls basketball teams. When he's not hitting the gym as an educator or enthusiast he is pursuing his part time project as a real estate agent or traveling the world!

Shannon McCracken MA

Occupational Health Coordinator

Shannon was born in Beckley, West Virginia and grew up in Omaha. She graduated from North High School where she was a member of the swim team. She attended University of Nebraska at Omaha and earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, with a Minor in Psychology. She then earned a Master of Arts degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Biomechanics. When she isn't working, Shannon teaches swim lessons at DiVentures, fixes up her house, and enjoys her two german shepherd dogs.

Abbey Schueth PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Abbey was born and raised in Ewing, Nebraska where she attended Ewing High School. After graduating high school, she went on and received her Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Health Science at the University of Nebraska-Kearney; she also was on the volleyball team during her time at UNK. She then moved to Omaha and attended Clarkson College where she earned her Associates Degree of Physical Therapist Assistant.

The Makovicka Difference

We are leaders in our profession, locally owned and operated by physical therapists who forge relationships with patients, and advocate for their care. All of our clinics have board-certified specialists on staff, meaning you get the highest level of care to maximize your recovery, and get you back to your game. We will listen, evaluate your symptoms, and create a personalized physical therapy program to meet your needs and improve your function, strength, and mobility.

Get Back In The Game

When it comes to feeling better, there is no time like the present. Our expert therapists will help create a customized program of strengthening exercises and therapies to help you get you back in the game. Let us help you become one of the many Makovicka success stories.

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