Owner and Physical Therapist

Mike Bartels, PT, PRC

Owner and physical therapist, Mike has practiced for over 30 years after graduating from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He received his Postural Restoration Certification in 2009 from the Postural Restoration Institute. He has devoted his entire career to treating musculoskeletal pain and injury. Mike also has a strong interest in cycling-related injuries and is a competitive cyclist himself. Mike frequently guest lectures to various cycling and running enthusiasts and to the volleyball community. Outside of work you will find him riding the trails and competing in endurance races.
Owner and Physical Therapist

Beth Bartels, PT

Beth is a graduate of UNMC and a native of Albion, NE. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Assoc, Nebraska Physical Therapy Assoc., and has served on the Sarpy Community YMCA Board along with volunteer work for ReRuns. Beth has specialized in orthopedic, sports and spine patients for the past 30 years. Her treatment approach is Postural Restoration based and she has extensive training in its methodology. Beth also is a guest lecturer for the PL Schools health education classes, business classes and Leadership Academy mentor. Beth’s interests outside of work include cycling, golf, hiking and travel.
Physical Therapist

Lori Thomas

Lori graduated from Creighton University’s Physical Therapy program in 2001. She has worked in the Omaha area since graduation, focusing on outpatient orthopedics; she also has experience with pediatrics and women’s health. Lori enjoys treating orthopedic, spine, and sport’s injuries. Her treatment approach is strongly influenced by her advanced training in postural restoration. Lori’s hobbies include running, golfing, volunteer work and spending time with her family.
Physical Therapist

Eric Pinkall, PT, PRC

Eric is a University of Nebraska graduate who has over 27 years of experience in the outpatient setting. In 2009 he became certified in Postural Restoration and continues his pursuit of understanding and treating biomechanical muscle imbalances that cause pain and decreased performance. Eric is frequently asked to speak publicly on varying prevention and injury management topics. He consults with several high school track and cross country teams to help improve performance and to help manage injuries. Away from work, Eric enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, and playing guitar and piano.
Physical Therapist

Brett Dougherty, DPT, PT

Brett graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center Physical Therapy program in 2021. He has worked at Edge Physical Therapy since graduation where he enjoys working with the outpatient orthopedic population ranging from geriatrics to adolescents. Prior to physical therapy school, Brett attended Northwest Missouri State University where he was a member of the Men’s Basketball team. He has developed an appreciation for how Postural Restoration-based concepts contribute to the treatment of orthopedic, sports, and spinal injuries. His hobbies including hiking, working out, spending time with friends/family, and a variety of other outdoor activities.

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