Physical Therapy

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Physical Therapy


Patient Eligibility

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln students
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty and staff

Hours of Service

Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Closed


Services Covered By Student Fees

  • One physical therapy consultation

Comprehensive Physical Therapy to Get Your Life Back to Normal

Nebraska Medicine–University Health Center Physical Therapy offers the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and conditions affecting the muscles, bones and joints. The Nebraska Medicine Physical Therapy team at the health center is dedicated to providing excellent patient care and individualized treatments focused on return to quality of life and success in daily activities. Referral from a medical provider is required for treatment.

Issues We Treat:

  • Back & neck pain
  • Chronic dysfunction
  • Motor vehicle injuries
  • Muscle tension headaches
  • Post surgical rehabilitation
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Sports injuries

More Information:
  • What to Expect at Physical Therapy

  • Using Insurance for Physical Therapy

Our Nebraska Medicine Physical Therapy Providers

Darcie Christensen

Darcie Christensen, PT, DPT, ATC

Licensed Physical Therapist

B.S., Exercise Science & Athletic Training, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
DPT, Des Moines University

Experienced in: Orthopedic care, manual therapy of spine and extremities, sports medicine injury, assessment and sports rehab and cancer rehabilitation

Darcie enjoys being active with health and fitness through running or fitness classes. Traveling to new areas of the country is something Darcie enjoys when time allows. She loves time with family back on the farm, along with spoiling her niece and nephews, and is an avid Husker fan.

Ron Schmidt

Ron Schmidt, PT, MA

Licensed Physical Therapist

B.S., Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center
M.A., Health Education, University of Nebraska-Omaha

Experienced in: Sports medicine, orthopedics, injury prevention/ergonomics, wellness/health promotion and cardiac rehab

Ron enjoys spending time with his bride of 38 years, three grown children, three grandchildren and four cats. He also enjoys the outdoors, gardening, flowers and all of God’s creation, especially the mountains in Colorado. Ron's many other interests and hobbies include woodcarving, lapidary, rock collecting, reading, genealogy, history, cooking and eating.

Jenny Meints

Jenny Meints, PTA

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Missouri Western State University

Experienced in: Outpatient care, general orthopedics and sports rehab

Jenny enjoys health and fitness and appreciates helping others improve their health and fitness at the same time. Jenny grew up in rural Nebraska and enjoys helping on the farm. She also loves photography, working out and spending time with her family and friends.

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