Physical Therapy in Omaha focusing on one-on-one care – getting you better, faster.
A better way to feel better.
This is a clinical approach utilizing skilled, specific hands-on techniques, to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain, increasing range of motion, reducing or eliminating soft tissue inflammation, inducing relaxation, and improving function.
Let us help you find relief.
Physical Therapy Works in Omaha is the only certified frozen and difficult shoulder expert in the Midwest. The shoulder affects your whole body so come see us today to start the road to relief.
Total body wellness
At Physical Therapy Works, our physical therapists specialize in all orthopedic conditions. With the use of manual therapy and exercise programs specialized to the individual’s condition, our goal is to produce results for healing, decrease pain and improve overall function.
Quickly find pain relief
Dry needling can be used for a variety of musculoskeletal problems. Such conditions include neck, back and shoulder pain, arm pain, headache, jaw pain, buttock pain and leg pain. The treatment of muscles has the greatest effect on reducing pain mechanisms in the nervous system.
Immediate results in just one visit
When you experience our physical therapy treatments, you will be able to see a difference. Our techniques produce results, when other techniques fail. We offer flexible scheduling, and we work with most major insurances.
Latest techniques for relief
Don Ostdiek, PT has been trained through CRAFTA and can relieve symptoms associated with TMJ/TMD and atypical face pain. The focus is on dysfunctions of the head and neck and the influence it has on your daily life activities. If necessary the therapist will work with dentists, oral or maxillofacial surgeon, ENT, orthodontists, etc.

Meet Don Ostdiek

Don has been practicing physical therapy since 1998. He has over 1,000 hours of continuing education, and he is recognized by his peers and patients as an expert in dry needling and manual therapy. Don offers the most highly qualified, cutting-edge physical therapy in the Omaha area. Don and his staff of certified and expertly trained professionals are focused completely on helping you achieve success.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does insurance pay for physical therapy?

We are providers for most major insurance providers. We encourage you to call our office to inquire
about insurance coverage. Read full answer

I have been to therapy at other clinics. What makes your treatment different?

At Physical Therapy Works, we focus on finding the cause of your symptoms instead of just treating only
the symptoms. Read full answer

You mention headaches and shoulder as the areas that you treat, do you treat other body parts?

We do not limit ourselves to treating only shoulder and necks. We also treat low back pain, SI joint
pain, hip, knee and ankle pain. Read full answer

Patient Forms

Print the following two forms and complete them before your first visit:
Patient Information
Medical History

Please scroll to the bottom of the page after you click your selection, your form will appear at the bottom of the page.

Please choose one of the following forms to complete before your first visit:
Low Back Questionnaire
Please fill this out if you have pain in your low back or buttocks. Also if you have pain shooting into your leg.

Neck Disability Index
Please fill this out if you have pain in your neck or upper back.

Shoulder Questionnaire
Please fill this out if you have pain or limited motion in your shoulder, elbow, wrist or hand.

Lower Extremity Functional Scale
Please fill this out if you have pain in your hip, knee, ankle or foot.

Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire
Please fill this out if you have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia.

Headache Disability Index 
Please fill this out if you suffer from headaches.

TMD/TMJ Index 
Please fill this out if you have been diagnosed with TMD/TMJ.