West Pine Lake
Our West Pine Lake Team
Betsy was born and raised on a farm outside of Wentworth, South Dakota. She obtained an Athletic Training degree, with a Psychology minor from South Dakota State University. She then went on to obtain her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of South Dakota. Following graduation, she moved to the Lincoln area and she has been a part of the Makovicka team since 2010. Betsy treats a variety of diagnoses and specializes in Vestibular/BPPV and Women's Health. She is certified in RockTape/Kinesiology taping. She is the Vice President of the Athletic Booster Board at Southwest High School. Betsy teaches exercise classes at the local YMCA, and her two kids are active in sports, with one in high school at Southwest and the other in middle school at Scott. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association.
PT, DPT, OCS
Lead Physical Therapist
Rachel was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska where she attended Lincoln Southwest High School. She continued her education at Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. Upon graduating from NWU she was accepted into the Des Moines University physical therapy program where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2013. In 2018, Rachel became a board-certified orthopaedic clinical specialist. Rachel is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Nolan was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska where he attended North Star High School. He continued his education at Southeast Community College (Lincoln) where he earned his Associate Degree in Applied Science for Physical Therapist Assistant. In his free time, he likes to work out, watch Husker football, hang out with family and friends, and travel. Nolan is a member of the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association.
Front Desk Representative
Heather Ochoa was born in Lexington, NE and grew up in Salt Lake City, UT. She returned to Nebraska to care for her grandparents in 2009. She has received multiple awards for excellent customer service, and she is a true Husker fan!