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Rehabilitation

Our staff of highly trained specialists offer a full range of services and specialized treatment methods designed to meet each individual patients' needs to reduce pain and return to their active lifestyle.

Our facility offers high quality state-of-the-art rehab equipment, including separate outpatient and inpatient/swing bed gym areas. Our services extend from outpatient services, skilled inpatient, swing bed and home health services.

Whether you have acute or chronic pain, have experienced a work or sports related injury, preparing or recovering from surgery, our therapists will partner with you and your ordering physician to develop and implement the best treatment solution to help you achieve your highest level of independence.

Services

Physical therapy

Physical therapy evaluations and treatments can include:

  • Gait training
  • Therapeutic and home exercise programs
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Fitting and measuring for assistive devices/braces
  • Manual therapy
  • Modalities of ultrasound, electrical stimulation, cervical and lumbar traction
  • Functional capacity evaluations
  • Lymphedema care
  • Vertigo/Vestibular treatments
  • Dry needling
  • Kinesio/Taping
  • Home safety evaluations
  • BIG LSVT Parkinson's program

Pre & Post Partum Therapy

If you are pregnant or postpartum and experience the below symptoms, talk to your health care provider if a referral to therapy is beneficial for you!

  • Back pain, hip pain
  • Shoulder, neck pain
  • Incontinence
  • Pelvic pain
  • Diastasis recti
  • Vaginal or C-section scar tissue
  • Core/weakness

The Grant Regional Health Center rehab team wants to help you feel your best during and after your
pregnancy! Talk to your physician or call the GRHC Rehab Department at 608-723-3236 to find out more.

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy evaluations and treatments can include:

  • Activities of daily living
  • Lymphedema
  • Upper extremity function and manual dexterity
  • Cognition/Cognitive retraining
  • Therapeutic exercise and home exercise program
  • Home management skills
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Home safety and modifications
  • Measurement and education on adaptive equipment
  • Women's health - Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Urinary incontinence program
  • Splint fabrication
  • Wheelchair assessments
  • Ergonomic analysis
  • Modalities including ultrasound, electrical stimulation

Speech therapy

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders ranging from pediatric to geriatric populations.

Speech Evaluations and treatments can include:

  • Speech sound production
  • Language understanding or expressing thoughts
  • Cognition/Cognitive retraining
  • Mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
  • Social skills related to communication
  • Voice
  • Vocal cord dysfunction
  • Communication boards
  • Stuttering
  • Feeding issues
  • Swallowing problems
  • LSVT LOUD

Cardiac rehab

Cardiac rehab phase II and III program

Our program is certified by the highest standards and guidelines by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Services include treatment of specific heart conditions:

  • Heart attack
  • Angina
  • Cardiac surgery, such as coronary bypass or valve surgery
  • Coronary artery angioplasty or stents
  • Heart failure
  • Heart transplantation
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)

Educational sessions focus on:

  • Anatomy of heart and facts about blood pressure, angina, heart rhythm and risk factors
  • Stress reduction
  • Heart healthy cooking, shopping and eating
  • Medication
  • Emotional and sexual aspects of heart disease
  • CPR demonstration
  • Energy conservation
  • Diabetic education
  • Smoking cessation
  • Music relaxation therapy

Aqua Fitness Program

Grant Regional Health Center has partnered with the Sleep Inn & Suites in Lancaster for Aqua Fitness. Learn more about Aqua Fitness or join the waitlist from the button below.

Aqua Fitness

Rehabilitation staff

Angela Adams

Angela received her Master of Physical Therapy from Clarke College in 2002. Angela has experience working in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, long-term care, and home health. In her free time, Angela enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors.

Abby Rasmussen

Abby received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse in 2010. She has experience working with a wide range of patients, from athletic to geriatric and everything in between. She is certified in dry needling, kinesiotaping and as a clinical instructor. Abby specializes in vestibular rehabilitation and has a primary interest in orthopedics and sports rehab. In her free time, she enjoys running, reading, antiquing and spending time with family and friends.

Amy Roach

Amy received her PT degree from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. She works in a variety of settings, including but not limited to inpatients, outpatients, and home health. She is a certified lymphedema therapist, a certified clinical instructor and also certified in kinesiotaping. Amy's primary interest is in orthopedics and spine rehabilitation. Amy enjoys bicycling, reading books, and spending time with friends and family.

Annette Jepperson

Anette attended Southwest Tech to become a licensed physical therapist assistant (PTA) and has over 30 years of experience. She is currently working with inpatient/outpatient therapy and is also certified clinical instructor. She enjoys being with her family, walking, boating and trying to golf.

Brooke Ott

Brooke received her Associate of Applied Science degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in 2016. She has been employed at Grant Regional Health Center since June 2016. She is a certified lymphedema therapist and works with a variety of outpatients, inpatients, home health, and school-aged patients. Brooke enjoys being outside, exploring new areas and drinking coffee with her husband.

Corey Weydert

Corey received his Master of Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University in 1996. Prior to graduate PT school he received his undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, majoring in biology with a psychology emphasis. He is a generalist therapist working with a wide variety of patients. He is certified in LSVT Big Parkinson's, kinesiotaping and as a clinical instructor. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, gardening and building willow furniture.

Dave Recker

Dave Recker MA, LAT, earned his BA in physical education with a minor in athletic training in 1989 and a Master's in Health Education in 1992 from the University of Northern Iowa. He has been employed here at Grant Regional Health Center since 1992. Dave is a licensed athletic trainer and occupational health coordinator overseeing the Athletic Training program with contracts at four area high schools and the Occupational Health program. Dave Specializes in sports medicine, kinesiotape, ergonomic evaluations, work-hardening rehabilitation and is a certified occupational hearing conservationist. When not at work Dave enjoy spending time with family, outdoor fishing, hunting and cycling.

Inez Martin

Inez earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Mount Mary College in 2007. She has experience with working with a wide range of patients from infants to geriatrics and everything in between, as outpatients, home health, inpatients, and in schools. She is certified in Kinesiotaping and Lymphedema. Her primary interests are in pediatrics, schools and hands. Also, she is a certified clinical instructor. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family (especially her two grandchildren), quilting, traveling, fishing and the outdoors.

Jason Hollander

Jason received his doctorate in Physical Therapy from Finch University/The Chicago Medical School in 2001. Over the past 19 years he has worked in rural home health, orthopedics, long-term care, and hospital inpatients. Jason is certified to perform functional capacity evaluations, kinesiotaping and as a clinical instructor. In his free time, he enjoys boating, being outdoors and spending time with his wife and four children.

Jen Wagner

Jen earned her BS in athletic training from University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in 2003; she then went on to the University of Iowa to obtain her MA in therapeutic recreation. Jen has been employed at GRHC since 2010, during which time she continued her education to become a certified cardiac rehabilitation specialist (CCRP). Jen specializes in sports medicine and cardiac rehabilitation. In her free time Jen enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors and watching her two kids grow!

Kelli Spaeth

Kelli Spaeth earned her Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis in psychology from University of Wisconsin La Crosse in 2009. She then went to Mount Mary College, where she earned her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2012. She has experience with working with all age groups and in a variety of settings: inpatients, outpatients and home health. Her focus is obtaining a higher quality of life for her patients. She is certified in Kinesiotaping and specializes in treating hands and elbows and offers pelvic floor therapy. In her free time, she enjoys boating on the Mississippi, spending time with her family and friends, and watching her two children grow.

Katie Osterhaus

Katie Osterhaus, PT

Katie received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Clarke University in 2009. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Athletic Training and Exercise Science in 2006 from Augustana University. She has experience working as a certified athletic trainer at the collegiate level as well as in the outpatient setting. Katie has been at GRHC since 2009 and works with a wide variety of patients from pediatrics, athletic and geriatric patients. She works with patients in outpatient, inpatient, home health and the school setting. Katie is a certified clinical instructor as well as in Dry Needling and Kinesiotaping. She specializes in sports medicine and pediatrics. In her free time she enjoys being active outdoors, crafting, gardening and traveling.

Laurie Hiatt

Laurie Hiatt, PT

Lindsey Halverson

Lindsey earned her Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis in biology from University of Wisconsin Platteville in 2009. She then went to Clarke University where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She has experience with working in a variety of settings and age groups. Her focus is improving the functional mobility and obtaining a higher quality of life for her patients. She is certified in dry needling and kinesiotaping and specializes in the pediatric population. She is also a certified clinical instructor. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.

Steffany Austin

Steffany received her MA and CNA from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College in 1997 and 2000. She has worked in the rehab setting for over 20 years. She helps with a variety of inpatients, outpatients, home health, and cardiac rehab. When she is not helping with patients, she manages all office duties. In her free time she likes to go for walks, read and spend time with her family and friends.

Shelly Hampton

Shelly Hampton, PT serves as Lead Inpatient/Swing Bed Physical Therapist at Grant Regional Health Center. Shelly works closely with inpatients within the Swing Bed program, helping them regain strength and independence after recent injuries, surgeries, or other health complications.

Shelly received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Clarke University in Dubuque, IA in 2015, and has been with Grant Regional since 2021. Following graduation, Shelly has remained committed to lifelong learning. She continued her education to become a board certified geriatric specialist, community falls and balance expert, and certified lymphedema therapist. A fun fact about Shelly is that she was born here at Grant Regional. She grew up in Lancaster and admired the expansion of GRHC in recent years.

“Patient care comes before everything here” says Shelly, “There is a preconceived notion that you have to go to a large organization to receive exceptional care. I could not disagree with that more after watching our care team work together. The organization truly cares about the patient as a whole, and each person gives their all to make sure you are provided the highest standard of care."

Tonya Schlueter

Tonya Schlueter, PTA, MT, CLT, BA. Her Associate's Degree is in PT from NWTC in Green Bay, attending 1989-1991. She later attended Capri College in 2001 for Massage Therapy, completing the diploma requirements. Tonya received initial Lymphedema Certification in September 2005 under American Healthcare, later achieving advanced certification from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in 2010. Kinesiotape education was completed in 2013, and cupping education was completed in 2017. Tonya studied to receive her Bachelor's Degree from Siena Heights, Michigan, with a minor in healthcare management in 2018. After starting her career in the Fox Cities area and working in long-term care for six years, she relocated and branched into a variety of work after joining GRHC in 1997. She has been with GRHC for over 25 years.

Tonya enjoys gardening, hiking, travel, quilting, canning, art and spending time with friends and family. She and her husband, Scot, of 23 years have raised four children, now grown: Justin, 32, Justine, 25, Abbi, 21, and Skyler, 20. Four grandchildren have since been welcomed: Lylah, 12, Landon, 9, and twins Haven and Aurora, 6 ½. She is currently pursuing her journey with becoming a Reiki Master.

Specialties:

  • Massage therapist.
  • Certified/advanced lymphedema therapist.
  • Reiki practitioner (Master in progress).
  • Kinesiotape trained.
  • Cupping.
  • Inpatient.
  • Outpatient.
  • Home health.

Tami Griswold

Tami Griswold, PTA, received her Associate's Degree in PT from LaCrosse WWTC in May of 1995. She has had a WI DPI license since 1996. Tami has attended many pediatric continuing education courses over the past 25 years - including Kinesiotape education competed in 2013. She has been with GRHC for 26 years.

Tami enjoys walking, decorating, landscaping, reading, shopping garage sales and thrift stores, and spending time with friends and family. She has raised 2 children, Kevin and Jason. Tami has been a member of SWTC’s PTA advisory committee since 2011 and a member of Southwest Opportunity Center’s board since 2021.

Tami's specialties include: Pediatrics, Inpatient, Outpatient. Home health.

Tonya Bainbridge

Tonya Bainbridge, RN - Cardiac Rehab

Tonya earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Clarke College in 1995. She has experience in Intensive Care clinical nursing as well as Obstetrics. Tonya is credentialed in Basic and Advanced Life Support. After taking some time away from bedside nursing to raise her four daughters she joined GRHC to provide comprehensive and compassionate care for all your cardiac rehabilitation needs. In her free time, Tonya enjoys spending time with family and friends, photography, kayaking, and long walks.

Tonya was a 2022 recipient of our Rising Star Award recognizing employees who personify our remarkable patient experience and our Grant Regional Health Center Values: Respect, Integrity, Professionalism, Community-Minded, Commitment and Progressive.

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