Although Michelle supports the Hawkeyes on the outside, she’ll tell you she wears a Husker shirt under all her Iowa apparel…keeping it closer to her heart. Next time you see her ask her how she feels about the Cyclones. Michelle has been an amazing addition the the Makovicka Physical Therapy team and brings a great attitude each and every day. Some of Michelle’s favorite past-times include running, playing softball for the Makovicka team, and reading anatomy books (for fun).
Michelle was born and raised in Urbandale, Iowa where she attended Urbandale High school. After graduation, she moved to Pella, Iowa to attend Central College. Michelle was a member of the Dutch volleyball team for 4 years and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science. She then moved to Omaha to continue her education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center where she earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Michelle has a strong interest in orthopedics and also has clinical experience in pediatrics, aquatic therapy, and acute care. Michelle is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association