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Cole Named Plattsmouth Clinic Director

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.

Shane Cole PT, DPT was recently named Clinic Director of the new Makovicka Physical Therapy clinic located at 16385 Westside Dr. in Plattsmouth. The clinic is scheduled to open in early September.

Along with being certified in Functional Dry Needling, he has unique expertise to assist patients in their recovery and rehabilitation from injury. Cole is an Impact Concussion trained physical therapist and utilizes Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training which is highly suited for rehab to safely and quickly increase strength and muscle size without overly stressing healing tissues.

Shane is originally from Emmet, NE, attending high school in O’Neill, NE (O’Neill High School). He earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from UNMC in 2016. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Iowa Physical Therapy Association. Shane resides in Beaver Lake and is excited to be part of the community.

“Shane Cole has a passion for staying up to date on current research in the field of physical therapy and rehabilitation, and he enjoys treating all variety of patients from those affected with chronic pain conditions seeking relief to athletes rehabbing for return-to-sport”, said Josh Richling PT, DPT, OCS, and Chief Operating Officer. “His expertise and knowledge will allow our company to better serve the Plattsmouth community with added services. We are pleased to welcome Shane to our company and the director position.”

Makovicka Physical Therapy has grown from one to sixteen clinics in 10 short years. This tremendous growth has created opportunities for continued skill enhancement by all staff.