Peak Physical Therapy Staff

Learn Fun Facts About Each of Our Team Members

Meet Team Peak

Peak Physical Therapy and Sports Performance Staff

JEFF BOOHER

PT, MPT, ATC

Fun Facts about JEFF

  • I’m a night owl and usually don’t go to bed before midnight
  • Favorite movie quote: “Get busy living or get busy dying” –The Shawshank Redemption
  • With sports, I don’t just love to watch the game, I love to study the game
  • “Jump, and learn how to fly on the way down!”
  • Once I start my dessert, I can’t go back to the main meal
  • Fun fact: I was awarded a patent for a new product I invented
  • For a previous job, I had to drive a 15-speed, double clutch semi-truck
  • I love to paint! I prefer acrylic on canvas.
  • I really dislike colored paper napkins. When no one is looking, I turn them inside out so the white is showing

ERIN KOTTICH

PT, DPT, STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor

Fun Facts about ERIN

  • My life motto is “To love and serve”
  • I firmly believe a good cup of coffee and a nice long run can change the outlook of any bad day
  • When I am not at work, I can be found celebrating “Mommy Day” which includes adventures, walks, playtime and lots of snuggles with my three little girls
  • I love sports! I especially enjoy cheering on the Yankees and the Huskers with my husband Jonathan
  • I am the napping queen and can fall asleep within minutes
  • I get excited about the little things…a pretty sunset, surprises of any kind, a great talk with a friend, a funny joke that makes my stomach hurt from laughing
  • My happy place: anywhere with an ocean and a beach
  • I can do the worm…forwards and backwards
  • Family is extremely important to me. I have 8 brothers & sisters, 24 nieces & nephews and too many cousins to count.
  • I love to talk in abbrevs (abbreviations)!

JILLIAN JAKSICH

PT, DPT

Fun Facts about JILLIAN

  • Favorite Quote: “Be yourself and you will always be in style”
  • I’m a die-hard Denver Broncos fan
  • The mountains of Colorado bring me peace
  • My favorite thing to cook are fruit pies
  • I like to sew and make blankets
  • I love puzzles and problem solving
  • I wanted a career where I could have a positive impact on people’s lives
  • If I had one super power, I wish I could fly
  • I love cooking, gardening and snow skiing

BRETT ARMSTRONG

PT, DPT

Fun Facts about BRETT

  • I use to fish using leftover breakfast potatoes as bait
  • My two favorite college football teams: Nebraska and Wyoming
  • I love Dumb & Dumber and can pretty much quote the entire movie
  • My favorite books: the Bible and “Into thin air”
  • I would love to visit Croatia or Switzerland
  • My favorite wedding dance song is “Turn Down For What” or anything Jazz-ish
  • I grow jalapenos in the garden solely for the purpose of making jalapeno poppers
  • My wife and I love to play “foot tennis” and Spikeball
  • I don’t like to watch a movie more than once…unless it’s Dumb & Dumber!

LAURA PORATH

PT, DPT

Fun Facts about LAURA

  • I could eat ice cream for any and every meal!
  • A lemur once jumped on my head while I was in Madagascar
  • My greatest fear are bees, wasps or anything that stings
  • My favorite movie is “About time”. British accents…enough said
  • I once lived in Nome, AK for 2 months
  • I love the Harry Potter series
  • When I get to choose the music, I usually pick musicals
  • If I could go anywhere in the world I would love to visit base camp of Mt. Everest
  • My family often communicates in movie quotes
  • I am mesmerized by campfires!

KRISTINE SLEPICKA

Operations Manager

Fun Facts about KRISTINE

  • I begin most days ordering a skinny carmelicious with an extra shot
  • In my free time I enjoy lunch dates and shopping with my daughter
  • I love road trips and the beach
  • My biggest fear is grasshoppers
  • I have an 8lb dog whose nickname is Cujo
  • Sixteen candles is my favorite movie
  • I have always wanted to be a race car driver
  • If I could go anywhere in the world it would be New Zealand
  • I am passionate about helping others
  • I think pico de gallo is disgusting!

MICHELLE SIPHERD

Operations Manager / Pilates Instructor

Fun Facts about MICHELLE

  • I love coffee mugs and Friday lunches with my co-workers
  • What I lack in height, I make up for in hair
  • I thrive in chaos and I’m uncomfortable in calm and quiet
  • I’m always ready to plan and have a party
  • I’m the ring leader and oldest of 6 sisters and love spending time with them
  • I’m always up for a social engagement, if you ask me to do something socially, I will say yes every time
  • I look for humor in every situation
  • Afternoon coffee runs make me giddy
  • I don’t believe in getting up before 5am…unless it’s for travel
  • I love the smell of the Fourth of July
  • I don’t trust people who don’t like dogs

LISA PALENSKY

Office Manager

Fun Facts about LISA

  • I am the youngest of 5 (they saved the best for last☺)
  • I could eat chips and salsa every day
  • I was a competitive swimmer in high school
  • My greatest joy is my family
  • I am a HUGE Kid Rock fan, l will travel near and far to see him live
  • I love the boys of summer, my favorite team is the Atlanta Braves
  • My husband Ron and I love to travel any and everywhere
  • I hate when people wait until the very last second to merge when they know the lane is closed
  • What I love most about my job is getting to know the patients and learning about what makes them tick.
  • I can’t wait to help our patients REACH THEIR PEAK!!

TYLER

Massage Therapist

Fun Facts about TYLER

  • I may be the only massage therapist that doesn’t like to be touched
  • My favorite word to use is “absolutely”
  • I played 4 sports in high school and football in college
  • My two front teeth are not real
  • I love country music and concerts
  • I want to live in Texas or Louisiana
  • The only pro sport I like to watch is golf
  • I'm a texture person when it comes to foods
  • My favorite holiday is the 4th of July
  • In my free time I like to golf and sand volleyball

KOTA

Therapy Dog

Fun Facts about KOTA

  • My favorite game is playing fetch with a Frisbee
  • I love sleeping in on the weekends
  • My biggest peeve: When people call them “pet” peeves; leave the pets out of it!
  • My owner thinks it’s funny dressing me up for Halloween every year
  • My full name is Dakota King Booher
  • Favorite joke: What do you call a dog magician? A Labracadabrador

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LOCATIONS

Lincoln North Location

5790 N. 33rd Circle
Lincoln, NE 68504
ph: 402-975-8028

Lincoln South Location

8901 Andermatt Drive, Suite 105
Lincoln, NE 68526
ph: 402-423-7325

Hickman Location

6710 Woodland Blvd, Suite 2
Hickman, NE 68372
ph: 402-423-7325

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Anita Whittle

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