Fitness Tip of the Week

  • Be sure to warm up.
  • Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing.
  • Wear a good pair of shoes — choose shoes with a firm heel cup for stability and plenty of room for the toes, so they can spread out as they push off.

About Us

Nebraska City Physical Therapy brings over 30 years of expertise to serve all of your physical therapy needs.

Serving the community is the primary focus of Nebraska City Physical Therapy. We are privileged and committed to helping our patients meet their goals and make your experience the best that it can be. What makes Nebraska City Physical Therapy unique is our relaxed and encouraging environment, made possible by our knowledgable and experienced staff and our state of the art facility and equipment.

We are very proud of our team and we believe we have some of the best physical therapists and support staff in the area. We stay current with the latest treatment techniques and equipment and are innovative in our treatment approaches to give you the very best care. We maintain close communication with your doctor to help ensure the best possible care and outcome.

Please take some time and get acquainted with us through our web site. We know that you’ll find that Nebraska City Physical Therapy to be friendly, patient-focused and committed to moving you to wellness and good health.

Brett I. Smith, P.T., M.S., D.P.T., A.T.C.

Brett SmithBrett has practiced physical therapy for over 26 years in acute care and outpatient settings. In addition to being a physical therapist, Brett is also a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Emergency Medical Technician. Brett grew up in Racine, WI and attended Concordia University in Seward, NE prior to transferring to the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse and completing his education. Brett is married to Tina and they have three sons Cody, Brock, and Tanner. His specialties include a strong background in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, industrial injuries including ergonomic evaluation, spine therapy including sacroiliac dysfunction, biomechanical evaluation and orthotic fabrication.


Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Master of Science in Human Performance with emphasis in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Doctor of Physical Therapy from Marymount University


Pheasant hunting, golf, downhill skiing, walking, and volunteering as an EMT/Firefighter for the City of Seward, and a volunteer athletic trainer for Seward High School.


Contact Brett at Nebraska City Physical Therapy or via e-mail

Tina Smith

Tina has practiced physical therapy for over 25 years in acute care, outpatient settings and a pediatric developmental center. Her areas of interest include orthopedic, general rehabilitation and pediatrics. Tina grew up in Kansas and attended Colby College in Colby, KS. She is married to Brett and they have three boys, Cody, Brock and Tanner.  

Associates Degree of Science in Physical Therapy Assistance, Colby College—Kansas  

Walking, downhill skiing, reading and being actively involved with my boys’ football and baseball activities.

Andy Miner PT, DPT

Andy has experience in acute orthopedic care, neurological rehabilitation, outpatient orthopedics, and post surgery care. Andy had a sports medicine internship with the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club assisting professional athletes through their rehabilitation. He is a member of the Orthopedic Section and Sports Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. Andy has taken continuing education courses to treat golf related injuries, as well as return post operative and senior patient to golf.

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Concordia University
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center