We offer several treatment options to best fit your need!
We are proud to offer a wide range of comprehensive services to meet the needs of adults, seniors, and pediatric patients. Our knowledgeable team will work with you to offer personalized care to reach your goals. Often, muscle or joint pain and weakness can be caused by a lack of fitness and we offer specialized fitness classes to meet your level of activity.
Physical therapy is an effective way to conservatively treat pelvic floor dysfunctions including incontinence and pelvic pain.
We work with nearly all orthopedic surgery patients and keep open communication with your surgeon to update them on your progress.
Sports Physical Therapy
Sports injuries occur, unfortunately, at any age. From minor sprains to post-surgical rehab, we are the best choice to get you back in the game.
Dry Needling is an effective treatment to relieve soft tissue pain and trigger points that many people experience during recovery.
We offer work comp physical therapy to get you back to work after an injury or surgery. We work closely with your physician and case manager to ensure your best outcomes as well.
Muscle or joint pain and weakness can be caused by a lack of fitness. We offer different fitness classes to meet your level of activity. Check out our Tai Chi/Community class or Yoga class to get the workout you want!
At Summit Health Physical Therapy, we provide evidence-based practice for progressive patient care and positive outcomes, while exceeding in customer service. We use a collaborative team approach for the greatest patient experience and care for desired patient outcomes. We will "Elevate YOUR Health"!
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Meet the Team
Chris NodaPT, DPT, CIDN
Chris graduated from University of Nebraska Medical Center Physical Therapy Program in 2002. Chris founded Summit Health Physical Therapy in Springfield, NE in 2010. His goal was to bring the best physical therapy care to the residents of Springfield and the surrounding communities. Over the years, Chris has been fortunate treating families and individuals, working with them to meet their physical therapy goals. Chris and his family are proud to be residents of Springfield and involved with the community. Chris is active with the Springfield Volunteer Fire Department as a firefighter and EMT. He is also an active booster member for Springfield Platteview Schools and involved with their sports programs, helping out their student athletes. Chris enjoys being involved with his children's sports and activities, spending time in the outdoors, and spending time with his family.
Kim RuddPT, DPT
Kim is a Doctor of Physical Therapy who started working at Summit Health Physical Therapy when she moved to the area in 2020. Kim grew up in Boise, ID and graduated from the physical therapy program at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Kim enjoys working with all orthopedic patients and has specific interests in women's health and pelvic floor physical therapy. In her free time, Kim enjoys distance running, drinking coffee, and spending time with her husband and puppy. She and her husband are excited about moving to the Midwest and getting to know the area better.
Pat is a Physical Therapist Assistant that has been with Summit Health Physical Therapy since he graduated from Clarkson College in 2012. Pat is an Omaha native who also earned his bachelor's degree in health sciences from University of Nebraska at Omaha. Pat enjoys working with patients of all ages and uses his experience in the fitness industry to help patients meet their physical therapy goals. When he is away from work, Pat is an avid outdoors enthusiast and enjoys his time with his wife Abby and son Jack.
Gilbert M. WillettPT, DPT
Gib has been a licensed, practicing physical therapist since 1987. He is a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He also has a M.S. in Anatomy and Cell Biology (1994) and a Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology (2006). His has worked with individuals of all ages and a wide range of injuries and medical conditions throughout his career. He currently works in the clinic part-time and is a full-time Associate Professor at Creighton University who teaches anatomy and physiology (P.T., Medical, Dental, P.A. students) and P.T. student clinical musculoskeletal courses (also taught at UNMC). He is also a published researcher in the areas of musculoskeletal injuries and health professions education.
Tami DostalReceptionist/Front Office Manager
Tami has been the receptionist/front office manager for Summit Health Physical Therapy since 2013. She is the friendly face that helps patients get the best customer service experience possible. Tami has lived in Springfield for the past 20 years where she and her husband Jared raised their children, Dylan and Jalen. Over the years, Tami has enjoyed being active in the Springfield community through various projects and committees. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, expressing her creativity through crafts and scrap booking, and spending time with family and friends.
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