meet the team
Jennifer Schaal, PT, DPT, ATC
Jenny, a local, board certified athletic trainer and licensed physical therapist, graduated from Burlington High School in 2004. She attended the University of Nebraska where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Education and Human Sciences. She completed her athletic training certification in 2008 where she trained some of the most elite athletes nationwide. She served as a student athletic trainer for the Nebraska Husker volleyball, football, softball, dance, and the track and field teams. In 2011 she graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine. Jenny is certified in advanced functional dry needling, Rock tape application and functional assessment. Her interests include manual therapy, sports medicine, functional dry needling and Rock taping.
Michele Ivans PT, DPT
Michele is a licensed physical therapist, originally from Goodland, KS. She graduated from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2002 with her Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. She has practiced in various areas (Norman, OK, Baton Rouge, LA, Great Bend, KS, and the Kansas City area), following her husband who was a collegiate volleyball coach early in their marriage. She is thankful for these experiences in various locations, as it has allowed her to work with various clinicians, learn from each of them, taking away techniques from each to develop her own approach. Michele graduated from Goodland High School then went on to play volleyball at Wichita State University, and was named an Academic All-American her senior year. Michele is certified by the American Institute of Balance to treat concussion and vestibular dysfunction and also in LSVT BIG to treat patients with Parkinson’s Disease. She enjoys manual therapy, treating orthopedic conditions, and helping address patients’ pain utilizing light, vascularization-type exercises.
Kerrie Robinson, PTA, BS
Kerrie, a certified physical therapist assistant, graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2009 where she received her Bachelor's of Science in Sport and Exercise Science. Kerrie received her applied science degree from Hutchinson Community College in 2012. She has experience with cancer and cardiac rehabilitation. Kerrie is originally from Holyoke, Colorado, and understands rural healthcare. She is certified in Rock tape application, functional assessment and Rock blades. Her interests include work hardening, sports training, and functional/postural correction.
Hilliary Schott, PTA, ATC
Hilliary, a board certified athletic trainer and licensed physical therapist assistant, attended Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. When Hilliary graduated in 2014, she earned her bachelor's degree in athletic training with a minor in personal training. She served as a student athletic trainer for the Colorado Mesa volleyball, football, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse, and soccer teams. Following graduation Hilliary attended Colby Community College to become a physical therapist assistant. Hilliary enjoys treating sports injuries, orthopedic conditions, and pediatric disorders.
Heather Mason MS, CCC-SLP
Heather, a board certified Speech and Language Pathologist, received her Bachelor’s degree in Retail Business from Texas Tech University in 2006. In 2010, she earned her Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She has worked with children from birth to school-aged, as well as adults with neurogenic disorders. Heather has experience evaluating and treating a range of communication disorders including expressive and receptive language, developmental delay, childhood apraxia of speech, articulation, fluency, social language, and phonological processing disorders. She has also worked with adults who have a diagnosis of aphasia, dysphagia, apraxia, dementia, and cognitive impairment. Heather is Orton-Gillingham certified.