This is a picture of the physical therapy staff.
AMH's physical therapy department is staffed by local therapists of Overland Rehab Services. In collaboration with AMH, Overland has provided high quality physical therapy services to Neligh and surrounding communities for over 24 years.
Ryan Gallagher, DPT, ATC and director
Lianne Lawson, DPT
Angie Belitz, MPT
Deniece Pedersen, DPT
Jane Thieman, Office Manager
Bethany Schacht, PT Tech
Meghan Fernau, ATC
Following orthopedic surgery:
Our physical therapists work closely with you and your doctor following your surgery at AMH.
If you have surgery elsewhere - our physical therapists are able to maintain communication with your physician to progress your rehabilitation after surgery.
We also offer "pre-surgical" therapy sessions to help teach the use of assistive devices along with providing exercises to do at home - prior to your surgery.
Post-surgical rehab offered for:
Rotator Cuff repairs
Physical therapy - in your own home if prescribed by your physician as a transition to outpatient therapy as applicable
Orthopedic/Sports Medicine Surgeries offered at AMH
Dr. Jared Rickert
, orthopedic surgeon, performs a multitude of orthopedic procedures in-house at AMH. He specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. The surgeries he offers at AMH include, but are not limited to:
Joint Replacement - Hip, Knee and Shoulder
(including partial knee replacement and anterior hip replacement)
Sports Medicine injuries such as rotator cuff repair, ACL repair, torn meniscus and shoulder instability
Care of fractures and dislocations
Underwater treadmills, balance exercises in a warm therapy pool are often used as a tool to progress you to a land-based rehabilitation program
Our therapist is specifically trained to work with children and their unique conditions
Balance therapy and fall prevention
Focuses on exercises to test and train your balance to prevent future falls
Work related therapy
Injured at work?
Our therapists will work with you to get you safely back to work as quickly as possible.
If your doctor recommends physical therapy for treatment of dizziness and/or balance disturbances, our physical therapists can prescribe exercises specific for your needs.
Incontinence/pelvic floor therapy
Our therapist is specifically trained in pelvic floor rehabilitation to help you maintain a high quality of life CVA/TBI therapy.
Our therapists are specifically trained in neurological rehabilitation to help patients who have suffered a stroke or traumatic brain injury
Athletic Trainers (ATs) are highly skilled health care professionals who work with your organization to advise and execute plans in addressing issues such as emergency and preventative care, environmental conditions, facility and equipment safety and other sports- and job-related matters. ATs can help your school, business or community organization better oversee injury prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation.
Services provided include but are not limited to:
Injury prevention strategies
Custom rehabilitation programs for the athlete
Weight management strategies
Equipment management and removal
Our Athletic Trainer provides high school student athletes at Neligh-Oakdale, Elgin Public and Pope John with quality sports medicine care.
AMH Physical Therapy Center
M - F: 8 am - 5 pm
Director: Ryan Gallagher, DPT, ATC