Medical Services

Progressive Care with Compassion.

Meet the Rehab Team

The Valley County Health System Rehabilitation Services team is made up of enthusiastic, compassionate, and knowledgeable therapists, technicians, and office personnel who are ready to help you following an injury or illness.
Learn more about our therapists and therapy assistants below.


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Heidi Peterson, PT, DPT, and Rehab Services Manager

An Ord, Neb., native, Heidi completed her bachelor’s degree in exercise science and minor in coaching at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She attended graduate school at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. And graduated from the Mayo School of Health Sciences in 2008 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  Heidi has been employed as a therapist at VCHS since 2008 and has been the Rehab Department Manager since 2014. Heidi has attended continuing education courses on multiple topics, including aquatic therapy, muscle energy techniques, postural restoration, sports rehab for the treatment of the shoulder and knee, and kinesiotaping.  Heidi enjoys working in the Rehab Department at VCHS because she loves to see local people from the community receive the exceptional care they deserve.  She also loves working with the dynamic and caring group of therapists and support staff.

Becky Setlik

Becky Setlik, PT, DPT

Becky has worked as a VCHS physical therapist since 2006. She’s originally from Loup City, Neb., and currently sees patients full time at the VCHS Rehabilitation Center, Loup City. Becky’s educational journey included schooling at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with their exercise science program and earning her Doctorate of Physical Therapy through the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in 2006. She has a special interest in the postural restoration treatment approach and became Postural Restoration Certified in 2012. Becky’s husband, Tim, co-manages a feedlot northeast of Loup City; they have 3 sons: Brogan, Treven, and Loklan. Her favorite part about working at VCHS is being able to serve the people of her hometown and working with a fun, energetic, and talented team of professionals and support staff.

Erika White

Erika White, PT, DPT

Growing up near Cairo, Neb., Erika graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a degree in exercise science and went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2011. She has had further training in kinesiotaping, sacroiliac dysfunction, shoulder impairments, postural restoration, and myofascial release techniques. Erika enjoys working at VCHS due to the great rehab team and diversity in the caseload.

Patti Bolli

Patti Bolli, PT, DPT

Patti is originally from Burwell and has recently returned with her two daughters. She received her BS of PT from University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1987 and started her career at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte, NE before relocating to Texas. She joined an organization in the Houston area as a traveling therapist and eventually became VP of the organization. She has practiced in hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled units, rehab, home health and in school districts providing physical therapy for a variety of patients. Her continuing education has been in sports medicine for athletic rehab, orthopedic and joint replacement rehab, kinesiotaping, lumbar stabilization and postural restoration. She also enjoys being a clinical instructor and has worked with multiple schools in Texas as a lecturer and onsite instructor for students. She is excited to be back home and providing rehab services for the local community where she grew up.

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Betty Wheeler, PT, DPT

Betty grew up in Michigan and graduated from PT school at Central Michigan University in 2004. She and her husband, Ben moved to Ord in 2008. Betty and her family enjoy going to their children’s sporting events as they all love sports! They also enjoy camping, kayaking and campfires as well as playing games as a family. Betty has recently become certified in postural restoration, and is certified as an Ergonomic Specialist, and is currently working on becoming certified in weight lifting instruction and modification. She also has experience working with foot pain and custom orthotics as well as many other techniques to help people succeed and find hope! 

Sabrina Naprstek

Sabrina Naprstek, PTA

Sabrina is a 2012 graduate of the physical therapist assistant program at Northeast Community College. She has worked in the acute care environment since graduation and returned to work at VCHS in May 2016. She has taken courses in lymphedema therapy, interdisciplinary stroke rehabilitation management, muscle energy techniques for the cervical spine, and Rock Taping and wound care treatment. Sabrina grew up in Chandler, Ari., and moved to Nebraska in 2006. She lives in Ord with her husband, Tylr, and their two sons, Isaac and Tyson. She enjoys working with her co-workers and patients in the VCHS Rehab Department. She loves to see her patients improve and get to know them personally.

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Mariah Van Leer, PTA

Mariah was raised between Central City and Grand Island. She graduated from Grand Island Northwest in 2019 then attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney for 2 years prior to transferring to Northeast Community College (NECC). Mariah graduated from NECC in August of 2023 with an Associates of Applied science degree for Physical Therapist Assistant. Her hobbies include traveling, spending time with my family and golfing. As a Physical Therapist Assistant, Mariah enjoys working with everyone!

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Madison Dye, PTA

Madison is a new 2023 graduate from the physical therapist assistant program from Northeast Community College. She is originally from Washington State and moved to Burwell, Nebraska in July of 2021 with her mother and younger brother. She began working for VCHS the summer of 2022 as a PT technician, and has recently returned now full-time. She enjoys working in the hospital-setting with acute rehab or intensive care, but she does also enjoy working with the geriatric population and along with orthopedic interventions. She is interested in learning more about wound care, kinesiotaping, and neurologic interventions specific to diagnoses as she begins continuing education courses. Her recent clinical practice has included rural outpatient clinic, acute rehab rural hospital, and ICU/trauma care at UNMC. Madison enjoys rural areas because she gets diversity of different caseloads, and is excited to work for VCHS in the rehab department with her family of coworkers.

Brenda Lansman

Brenda Lansman, OTR/L

A native of Ord., Neb., Brenda earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and went on to receive her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy at Creighton University.  Brenda is certified in physical agent modalities and has advanced training in hand therapy.  Brenda feels privileged to be able to serve her hometown community, saying, “There is nothing like being a part of a small town. I truly enjoy getting to work with familiar faces and having the opportunity to meet new people from the Ord and the surrounding community.”