Paul Gardner, PT, MPT
Paul is the Administrator of Innovate Physical Therapy. A physical therapist for nearly 20 years, he received his undergraduate degree from Dana College prior to graduating with honors from the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a Master’s of physical therapy degree. He is a board certified geriatric specialist and also specializes in spine care.
Born and raised in Plattsmouth, Paul has been a Bellevue resident since 2001. He and his wife do their best to keep up with their five children, and Paul’s commitment to personal wellness extends to running, camping, reading and smoking meat
Jenifer Johnson, PT, DPT
Jenifer received her bachelors degree from Morning side College in 2005 and her doctorate of physical therapy degree (DPT) from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2009. She specializes in treating various patient populations including those with orthopedic and neurological diagnoses. In addition, she has extensive post-graduate training to treat women’s health conditions such as incontinence, pelvic floor dysfunction, and osteoporosis.
Jenifer and her husband, Chris, have two children and spend a lot of time watching and playing soccer, camping, and cheering on the Huskers!
Sarah Blomenkamp, PT, DPT
Sarah attended Creighton University as an Exercise Science Major. She graduated with honors from University of Nebraska Medical Center with her Masters of Physical Therapy Degree in 2002 and with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree in 2005. She is certified through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a Certified Exercise Expert in the Aging Adult (CEEAA) as well as a Geriatric Certified Specialist (GCS). She is also certified as a LSVT BIG therapist for the treatment of persons with Parkinson’s Disease.
Sarah and her husband Matt have two children, Isaac and Ally as well as a dachshund named Lucy. Sarah and her family enjoy watching and attending sporting events, spending time with family and friends and have a great appreciation for all types of music.
Loretta Zechmann, PTA
Loretta attended Iowa State University, earning her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 1995, and graduating with honors from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Northeast Community College in 1999. Loretta has more than twenty years of experience in the therapy field working in a variety of settings including outpatient, aquatics, home health, skilled nursing , long term care and memory support.
Loretta and her husband Al have two children, Eli and Emma and enjoy spending time with their large extended families. Loretta also enjoys spending time with friends, long walks, reading and antiquing.
Kathy Ramaekers, OTR/L, CHT
Kathy graduated from Creighton University in 1992 with a degree in Occupational Therapy. She has worked in the in-patient and outpatient settings throughout her career and is passionate about helping her clients to achieve their goals and go on to live functional, independent lives. Kathy loves to learn new techniques to pass on to her clients and has completed certifications in lymphedema management in 2005, hand therapy in 2008 and LSVT BIG program in 2015 for treatment of clients with Parkinson’s Disease.
Kathy and her husband live in Omaha and enjoy spending time with family, going on bike rides, kayaking, scuba diving and just hanging out!
Amber Detter, MS, CCC-SLP
Amber earned her undergraduate degree in speech-language pathology and audiology from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2013 and her graduate degree from University of Nebraska at Lincoln in speech-language pathology in 2015. She has practiced at Innovate since 2018. Her certifications include Vitalstim for the treatment of swallowing and LSVT LOUD for the treatment of voice.
Amber is originally from Beatrice, Nebraska and currently lives in Bellevue. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, photography, traveling and spoiling her Sheltie mix.
Anthony Taylor, PT, DPT
Anthony attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, graduating with a bachelor’s of business administration in 2003. He graduated with honors from the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a doctorate of physical therapy in 2016. He has experience in the outpatient orthopedic as well as the skilled nursing settings and enjoys working with people of all ages and conditions.
Anthony is from Lincoln, and he and his wife Liz have 2 children as well as their dog Winnie. They enjoy camping, fishing, being outdoors and of course cheering on the Huskers.