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Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy

Sports physical therapy is a specialized practice that focuses on prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement for those who are physically active.

At Bryan outpatient rehabilitation, our sports physical therapists bring experience and specialized care to help restore your physical ability.

Common Sports Injuries Treated

Head/Neck
Cervical strain/sprain
Brachial plexus irritations

Knee
ACL injuries
Collateral ligament sprain
IT band irritations
Jumper's knee
Meniscal injuries
Osgood-Schlatter’s
Patella-femoral syndrome
PCL sprains

Leg, Foot and Ankle
Achilles tendinitis
Ankle sprains
Hip pain and impingement
Plantar fasciitis
Shin splints
Turf toe

Shoulder and Arms
Adhesive capsulitis
Rotator cuff impingement
Rotator cuff tendinitis
Shoulder instability
Tennis elbow
DeQuervain’s Syndrome
AC joint arthritis and injury

Prevention

The practice of sports physical therapy includes interventions that help prevent injuries; if an injury occurs, it helps you continue your pursuits with minimal disruptions. Areas of this practice include:
  • Pre-participation screening
  • Equipment recommendations
  • Cardiovascular fitness programs

Evaluation

Our sports physical therapists are highly skilled in evaluating active and chronic injuries. A hallmark of this practice is assessing surgical and non-surgical injuries in order to help you safely return to activity.

Treatment and Rehabilitation

Treatment and rehabilitation of neuromusculoskeletal injuries is at the center of sports physical therapy practice. In a team approach with physicians, our sports physical therapists design and implement programs to manage your disorders no matter your age or physical abilities, including your physical disabilities.

Performance Enhancement

Our sports physical therapists can help you improve your performance in a variety of ways. The foundation of performance enhancement is provided by a thorough evaluation of the body, including muscles, joints, heart and lungs. The results of this evaluation are compiled to outline strengths and weaknesses in your physical profile. This is used to create a specific training regime for you. Follow-up evaluations can determine further training program changes. 

Areas of deficiency in:
  • Flexibility
  • Muscular strength
  • Endurance
  • Aerobic/anaerobic systems

Schedule an Appointment Today

Bryan Medical Center:
To schedule an appointment, call 402-481-5121
For information and questions, call 402-481-9445

Crete Area Medical Center:
To schedule an appointment, call 402-826-6541

justin hash

Justin Hash, physical therapist

Justin Hash, PT, MTC, CSCS, earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and earned his physical therapy degree at Mayo School of Health Sciences in Rochester, Minn. He completed his certification in manual therapy from the University of St. Augustine. He has expertise in treating spine pain, orthopedic injuries, hand injuries including creating custom splints, gait analysis and creating custom foot orthotics, work injuries with a focus on returning to work and golf-related injuries.

Provides therapy at: Bryan LifePointe Campus

Terry Maly

Terry Maly, physical therapist

Terry Maly, MA, PT, ATC, graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in education; he then went on to receive a master’s degree in health and recreation and athletic training from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He received his degree in physical therapy from the University of Nebraska. His professional focus has been on rehabilitation of orthopedic and sports-related injuries, as well as post-operative rehabilitation of extremities. Terry has worked with Nebraska athletics including football, baseball and wrestling.

Provides therapy at: Bryan West Campus

brad howe

Brad Howe, physical therapist

Brad Howe, MS, PT, earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology from Midland College, and a master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has trained as a teaching assistant for postural health restoration, and his other work specialties include orthopedics, sports medicine, back pain and vertigo/vestibular rehabilitation. 

Provides therapy at: Crete Area Medical Center

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Lance Kuhlman, physical therapist

Lance Kuhlmann, MPT, DPT, earned a bachelor's degree in biology and psychology from Hastings College, and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Elon College in North Carolina. After working in outpatient orthopedics and a rural hospital setting he returned to Elon University to earn his doctorate in physical therapy. He has been practicing for 15 years specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine. He became an Orthopedic Certified Specialist nearly 10 years ago with the American Physical Therapy Association. He also is Graston Certified and enjoys implementing that in his practice. His professional focus includes post-operative rehabilitation, working with athletes, orthopedic injuries, spine rehab and work injuries.

Provides therapy at: Crete Area Medical Center

jeff schultz

Jeff Schultz, physical therapist,
director, rehabilitation services,
Crete Area Medical Center

Jeff Schultz, PT, received his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. His special interests at work include geriatrics, general orthopedics and acute and skilled medical-surgical patients.  

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