Wahoo
Everyday is Game Day.

559 W. 15th Street
Wahoo, NE

West 15th & North Locust

  402-443-4555

  402-443-4554

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

Location Features:

Certified Staff

Services Offered:

Aquatic Therapy,Balance and Fall Prevention,Functional Exercise,Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization,Sports Injuries,Spine (Neck and Back) Care,Functional Dry Needling,

Makovicka

Every Day is

Game Day.
Makovicka Physical Therapy

Mike Spicka PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director

Mike grew up in Wahoo, NE and is a graduate of Bishop Neumann High School. He went on to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and received his degree in ...Exercise Science. He completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA. He enjoys treating patients of all ages and a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy and Nebraska Physical Therapy Association. Mike lives in Wahoo where he enjoys golfing, and spending time with his wife and children.

Kellen Benes PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Kellen was born and raised in Brainard, Nebraska. After high school, he moved to Lincoln and attended Nebraska Wesleyan where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Biology. He then ...attended Creighton University in Omaha, and earned his doctorate of physical therapy. Kellen is an APTA credentialed Clinical Instructor. He is level 1 certified in Functional Dry Needling, and certified in orthotics. Kellen is a member of the APTA.

Shane Meyers PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Shane was born and raised in Ashland, Nebraska where he attended Ashland-Greenwood High School. He attended Clarkson College and obtained his Associates of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree. Shane ...is a current member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association. His clinical interests are orthopedics and sports related injuries, especially football. Shane currently lives in Brainard, Nebraska, and joined the Makovicka/Sylliaasen team in February 2014.

Jennifer Sabatka PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Jennifer was born and raised in Syracuse, Nebraska. After graduating from high school, she attended Briar Cliff University, in Sioux City, Iowa, where she was a member of the softball ...team. She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts in Health, Physical Education and Recreation and minor in Human Resource Management. Jennifer then moved to Omaha, Nebraska where she attended Methodist College and obtained her Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree. Jen is a member of both the APTA and the NPTA.

Kendra Simons PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Kendra was raised in Yutan, Nebraska and graduated from Yutan Public Schools. She then attended Northwest Missouri State in Maryville, Missouri, before attending Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha, Nebraska. She ...graduated with an Associates of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant with honors and was initiated into the Educated Citizen Honor Society at Nebraska Methodist College. Kendra is certified in Graston Technique and is interested and experienced in orthopedic and geriatric care. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association. Kendra became a member of the Makovicka-Sylliaasen Physical Therapy team in 2012.

Wendy Mach ATC, LAT

Athletic Trainer

Wendy was born and raised in Prague, Nebraska and graduated from Bishop Neumann High School in Wahoo, Nebraska. After graduation she moved to Vermillion, South Dakota and attended the University ...of South Dakota and played softball. After suffering a career ending injury she moved to Lincoln, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she obtained an Athletic Training degree as well as had the opportunity to work with the Husker volleyball and football teams while working as the head athletic training student. She is a current member of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association.

Beth C

Front Desk

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Mike Spicka PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director

Mike grew up in Wahoo, NE and is a graduate of Bishop Neumann High School. He went on to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and received his degree in Exercise Science. He completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA. He enjoys treating patients of all ages and a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy and Nebraska Physical Therapy Association. Mike lives in Wahoo where he enjoys golfing, and spending time with his wife and children.

Kellen Benes PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Kellen was born and raised in Brainard, Nebraska. After high school, he moved to Lincoln and attended Nebraska Wesleyan where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Biology. He then attended Creighton University in Omaha, and earned his doctorate of physical therapy. Kellen is an APTA credentialed Clinical Instructor. He is level 1 certified in Functional Dry Needling, and certified in orthotics. Kellen is a member of the APTA.

Jennifer Sabatka PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Jennifer was born and raised in Syracuse, Nebraska. After graduating from high school, she attended Briar Cliff University, in Sioux City, Iowa, where she was a member of the softball team. She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts in Health, Physical Education and Recreation and minor in Human Resource Management. Jennifer then moved to Omaha, Nebraska where she attended Methodist College and obtained her Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree. Jen is a member of both the APTA and the NPTA.

Kendra Simons PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Kendra was raised in Yutan, Nebraska and graduated from Yutan Public Schools. She then attended Northwest Missouri State in Maryville, Missouri, before attending Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated with an Associates of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant with honors and was initiated into the Educated Citizen Honor Society at Nebraska Methodist College. Kendra is certified in Graston Technique and is interested and experienced in orthopedic and geriatric care. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association. Kendra became a member of the Makovicka-Sylliaasen Physical Therapy team in 2012.

Shane Meyers PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Shane was born and raised in Ashland, Nebraska where he attended Ashland-Greenwood High School. He attended Clarkson College and obtained his Associates of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree. Shane is a current member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association. His clinical interests are orthopedics and sports related injuries, especially football. Shane currently lives in Brainard, Nebraska, and joined the Makovicka/Sylliaasen team in February 2014.

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.

Get Back In Game

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