Meet the Therapists


Alisha Ettleman is a registered and
licensed Occupational Therapist. She
graduated from Creighton University
School in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science
degree in occupational therapy. Throughout
12 years, Alisha has worked in various
settings including home health, outpatient
orthopedics, acute care, skilled rehab, and
has been the director of rehab services for
the past 2 years. Her primary area of focus
is outpatient orthopedics with extensive experience in elbow,
wrist and hand injuries. Alisha has served as a guest
speaker at Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Arthritis Support
groups in the area and is a certified instructor for the
American Arthritis Association's Self Help Class.




Tristin Miller is a licensed Physical Therapist
Assistant. She received her degree in
August of 2007 from Colby Community
College in Colby, Kansas. Tristin began her
career as a PTA at St Elizabeth's Hospital in
Lincoln where she worked for 1 year prior to
joining the team at St. Mary's Community
Hospital in June on 2008. While working at
St Elizabeth's, Tristin treated a wide variety
of patients including orthopedic, neurological, burn center
patients, and vestibular rehab. Her current primary areas of
practice are in orthopedic rehab, aquatic therapy, acute care
and skilled rehab. Tristin serves as a clinical instructor for
area Physical Therapist Assistant programs.




Jody Lang is a licensed Physical Therapist
Assistant. She received her degree in
August of 2004 from Clarkson College in
Omaha Nebraska. While attending
Clarkson, Jody worked as a Rehab Tech
at UNMC gaining experience with
inpatient orthopedics, burn center
patients, and acute care. She also taught
geriatric aquatic classes at University of
Nebraska Omaha. Jody has worked in healthcare for
over 10 years, with the last 6 years as a PTA providing
home health care, outpatient services, skilled care, acute
care, and aquatics. Jody serves as a clinical instructor for
area Physical Therapist Assistant programs.




Brandon Wehenkel is a licensed Physical
Therapist. He received his Doctor of Physical
Therapy degree in May 2011 from the University
of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha,
Nebraska. Throughout PT school, Brandon was
able to gain experience in a wide variety of settings
including: outpatient orthopedic, acute care,
pediatric neuro and skilled rehabilitation. Midwest
Rehabilitation Professionals is Brandon's first
position after obtaining his degree and looks
forward to a career of caring for patients.




Brant Loose is a licensed physical therapist in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and
Missouri. He received his Doctor of Physical therapy degree in May
2011 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. During physical
therapy school, Brant was able to gain clinical experience in
Outpatient Orthopedics, Acute Neurological, and Acute Care
Rehabilitation. Brant began with Midwest Rehabilitation Professionals
in March 2012; however he was previously employed by ETC Physical
Therapy in Kansas City, Missouri. In his spare time, Brant enjoys
golfing, hiking, and camping.





Nicole Guess is the Office Coordinator for the Physical and Occupational Therapy Department at St. Mary's Community Hospital. Nicole has over 10 years of experience in office functions and customer service.