Papillion
Everyday is Game Day.

8419 S. 73rd Plaza, Suite 104
Papillion, NE 68046

Southwest corner of 72nd and Giles

  402-991-2745

  402-991-2748

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

Saturday Closed Today

Makovicka

Every Day is

Game Day.
Makovicka Physical Therapy

Kelsey Swan PT, DPT

Clinic Director

Kelsey grew up in Ralston, Nebraska. She moved to Hastings, Nebraska, where she played volleyball for four years, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Hastings College. Kelsey ...came back home to Omaha, Nebraska where she continued her education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.. Kelsey is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association.

Michael Donnelly PT, DPT, OCS

Lead Physical Therapist

Michael was born and raised in Hampton, Iowa. He moved to Iowa City and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from the University of Iowa. He moved to Omaha, ...Nebraska to attend Creighton University where he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He is currently participating in an orthopedic residency program through Creighton University and Makovicka Physical Therapy. Michael is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association.

Jeff Arnold PT, DPT, OCS

Director of Corporate Development, Physical Therapist

Jeff was born and raised in David City, Nebraska. He moved to Lincoln, Nebraska to obtain his Bachelor’s degree at Nebraska Wesleyan University, where he was a member of the ...football team. He then moved to Omaha, Nebraska to attend the University of Nebraska Medical Center. There, he earned his Master and Doctorate degrees in Physical Therapy. Since then, Jeff has continued to refine his skills and has been board certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and as an American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) . In addition, he is certified as a Sportsmetrics trainer, a program proven to reduce ACL injuries. Jeff is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, The Nebraska Physical Therapy Association, and The National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Brian Kuhr PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Brian grew up in Mead, Nebraska. He attended Des Moines Area Community College where he was a pitcher on the baseball team. Brian then continued his education at Bellevue University ...where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management. Brian went on to Hawkeye Community College in Northeast Iowa where he obtained his Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree and later moved to Omaha, Nebraska.

Emily Petz PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Emily Petz was born and raised in West Point, NE. She is a Physical Therapist Assistant and graduated from Nebraska Methodist College in May of 2015. ...

Katherine Lulow

Front Desk Representative

Katherine was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska where she graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School. She attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha where she majored in Education and Psychology. She ...came to Makovicka Physical Therapy in October 2011 and works as a front desk representative. She is retired from the Omaha Police Department after thirty-three years of service with the City of Omaha where she gained continued knowledge and experience in administrative services. Katherine enjoys spending time with her family, hiking and biking in Colorado.

Kelsey Swan PT, DPT

Clinic Director

Kelsey grew up in Ralston, Nebraska. She moved to Hastings, Nebraska, where she played volleyball for four years, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Hastings College. Kelsey came back home to Omaha, Nebraska where she continued her education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.. Kelsey is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association.

Michael Donnelly PT, DPT, OCS

Lead Physical Therapist

Michael was born and raised in Hampton, Iowa. He moved to Iowa City and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from the University of Iowa. He moved to Omaha, Nebraska to attend Creighton University where he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He is currently participating in an orthopedic residency program through Creighton University and Makovicka Physical Therapy. Michael is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association.

Jeff Arnold PT, DPT, OCS

Director of Corporate Development, Physical Therapist

Jeff was born and raised in David City, Nebraska. He moved to Lincoln, Nebraska to obtain his Bachelor’s degree at Nebraska Wesleyan University, where he was a member of the football team. He then moved to Omaha, Nebraska to attend the University of Nebraska Medical Center. There, he earned his Master and Doctorate degrees in Physical Therapy. Since then, Jeff has continued to refine his skills and has been board certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and as an American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) . In addition, he is certified as a Sportsmetrics trainer, a program proven to reduce ACL injuries. Jeff is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, The Nebraska Physical Therapy Association, and The National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Brian Kuhr PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Brian grew up in Mead, Nebraska. He attended Des Moines Area Community College where he was a pitcher on the baseball team. Brian then continued his education at Bellevue University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management. Brian went on to Hawkeye Community College in Northeast Iowa where he obtained his Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree and later moved to Omaha, Nebraska.

Emily Petz PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Emily Petz was born and raised in West Point, NE. She is a Physical Therapist Assistant and graduated from Nebraska Methodist College in May of 2015.

The Makovicka Difference

Each of our clinics have board certified specialists on staff. This means you receive the highest level of care that will maximize your recovery, and get you back to your game. Our dedicated therapists will take the time to get to know you. We will listen, evaluate your symptoms and create a personalized physical therapy program to meet your needs. Together, we will 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.

Get Back In Game

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