Jeree Menning P.T.,OCS, CSCS - Physical Therapist/Clinic Owner
Jeree grew up in Sioux City, IA and attended Sioux City East where she was a 3x All-State softball player and standout athlete in Basketball and Volleyball. She attended Undergraduate at Morningside College in Sioux City. She was a 1st Team Academic All-American and NCAA/NSCA Div II 1st Team All American softball pitcher setting 2 NCAA Strikeout records and completed in the 1996 Olympic Softball team. She attended Mayo Clinic Program in Physical Therapy in Rochester, MN graduating in 1998 with a Master's In Physical Therapy. Jeree initially worked for UNMC, then OrthoNebraska for 11 years where she was certified in Aquatics, completed her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialization (CSCS) and passed her National Board Certification in Orthopaedics (OCS) in 2010 and recently was recertified with her OC in 2020. Only 2% of Physical Therapists Nationwide have a OCS certification and there is only one other OCS certified therapist in Fremont. She enjoys treating a variety of patients with her preference in post-op orthopeeics. She also has continuing education and experience with Parkinson's patients with LSVT, Graston Technique, Kinesiotaping, and Dry Needling. See our About Me Video Link on facebook - CLICK HERE
Jeree and her husband John moved to Fremont from Gretna in 2013 career and family changes and have been excited to be a part of the Fremont Community. In 2017 Jeree decided to build and open Fremont Therapy & Wellness. Her vision has been to create a facility that integrates multiple areas of specialty therapy services with addition of wellness facility as a continuum of care in an outcome based and cost efficient model for all patients.
Jeree and her husband John have 3 active boys involved in various activities and sports at Fremont Public Schools and are members at First Lutheran Church. Jeree, John, Keegan (College - Nebraska Football Player) , Tyas (High school) and Nolan(Middle School) enjoy multiple sports and active outdoor lifestyle which includes fishing and watersports as a past-time.
Jessica Leszinski P.T., DPT - Staff Physical Therapist
Jessica grew up in Lino Lakes, Minnesota. She went on to attend the University of Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Concordia University in St.Paul MN. She recently moved to the Omaha area and had been working in a variety of settings including skilled nursing, acute care, aquatic therapy and home health. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and in the Orthopedic, Neurology, and Sports Sections. She joined Fremont Therapy in May of 2019. Jessica has a passion of treating lower extremity injuries, especially foot and ankle. She and her Fiance - Mike live in Omaha.
Jon Ringblom P.T.A- Staff Physical Therapist Assistant
Jon grew up in Omaha, NE attending Millard North High School where he was named to the All-Metro baseball team and honorable mention All-State as a senior. He plated baseball & Attended Buiena Vista University in Storm lake where he was named a First Team All-Conference Pitcher as a junior and as a senior in 2014, named IIAC Conference Pitcher of the year, Central Region Pitcher of the Year, and 2nd Team All-American. After receiving his Bachelors Exercise Science: Human Performance with a minor in Coaching he went on to receive his Associate’s Degree for Physical Therapist Assistant from Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha. He has had a passion for outpatient PT stemming from a dislocated wrist as a freshman in High School and fell in love with the profession while attending PT for recovery. Jon has also recovered from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow in 2010 and a rotator cuff tear repair in 2015 stemming from baseball. Jon has a passion for baseball to help local players excel in their sport. Jon has also completed LSVT Big training, Graston & Kinesiotaping. Jon lives in Fremont with his dog, Griffey (Australian Shepherd)& Girlfriend Alicia. He is an avid Kansas City Royals baseball fan and also enjoys attending Nebraska Huskers Football & Volleyball games, as well as many local concerts. Jon joined Fremont Therapy & Wellness in Oct. 2017.
Nicole Hendrickson, PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant
Nicole grew up on in rural Northwest Iowa, on a farm outside of Hospers, Iowa and attended Gehlen Catholic High School in Le Mars. During high school Nicole was active in volleyball, golf and cheerleading. She also went on a 10-day mission trip to Honduras where she found her passion for helping people. After graduating Nicole attended Northeast Community College in Norfolk and was accepted into the Physical Therapist Assistant program, graduating in 2017. She has 2 sisters and 2 nephews and loves spending time with them. She has a passion for running and has completed several 5Ks in the last few years. Along with traveling with friends, she also enjoys going antiquing and looks forward to her yearly trips to Junkstock in Waterloo Ne. She and her husband Kole live in Fremont. She joined Fremont Therapy & Wellness Aug. 2019.
Ashley Sass OTR/L, CPAM -Occupational Therapist - Pelvic Rehab Therapist
Ashley is a native of Lindsay, Ne and loves the small town connection of Fremont, NE. She has been a therapst for 10+ years, attending College of Saint Mary for undergraduate and graduate and completed her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2009. She has spent most of her career in Fremont in inpatient and outpatient therapy focusing on treating diagnoses including but not limited to stroke, Parkinson’s, dementia, and shoulder, elbow, and hand rehabilitation. The past 4 years in her career, she has focused her clinical expertise and specialization to pelvic floor muscle dysfunction of both bladder and bowel for both women and men and has completed several specialist courses in this area. She joins Fremont Therapy & Wellness to establish a Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation & Incontinence Program as well as provide Occupational Therapy services for orthopedic & neurologic patients. Ashley is also LSVT Big Certified to work with Parkinsons patients. In addition, Fremont Therapy & Wellness has developed a specialized, separate treatment area where she can privately treat and specialize in pelvic floor therapy, including treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic and abdominal pain, constipation, urinary dysfunction, and pain during and after pregnancy. Treatment intervention of pelvic floor muscle dysfunction is noninvasive, specialized for each individual patient, and uses visual Biofeedback therapy technology for best results. Ashley joined Fremont Therapy & Wellness in March of 2018 as the first Occupational Therapist. Ashley lives in Arlington with her husband Mark and 2 children: Cyrus and Carly and is a Member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Bennington, NE.
Huong Le OTR/L, CPAM -Occupational Therapist
Huong grew up in Omaha, NE attending Ralston High School where she was active in dance team, tennis, show choir, and band. She attended undergrad at Creighton University and finished at College of Saint Mary (CSM) in Omaha where she completed her undergraduate and graduate studies with a Master's in Occupational Therapy in 2019. While attending CSM, she was a member of the select women's choir ensemble, CSM Singers. The choir auditioned and was selected to sing the National Anthem at Game 9 during the 2016 College World Series. Huong practices not only as a general Occupational Therapist but has completed 2 hand specific clinical rotations during her schooling at the hand therapy clinic at OrthoNebraska and orthopedic trauma unit at CHI Health CUMC Bergan Mercy. She continues to focus and specialize in hand therapy and become credentialed as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) in the future. Huong and her boyfriend Jake enjoy playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with her family, friends, and her dog, Dennis (Maltese). Huong joined Fremont Therapy & Wellness in Feb of 2020 to assist in the growing populations of patients seen with hand, wrist and elbow injuries and surgeries.
Rene Schnoor - Office Coordinator
Rene joined Fremont Therapy & Wellness in August of 2019. She helps manage billing, scheduling and many day to day office activities. She has experience in the healthcare setting with reception, billing and overall customer service. Rene is originally from Fremont and attended Fremont High School and currently lives outside of Scribner with her husband Tony and 3 young children. She assists patients with their paperwork, billing and insurance needs as well as staff with day to day clerical needs.
Fremont Therapy & Wellness has intern relationships with Midland University, Fremont High School and several PT and PTA programs. We often times have students present with our therapists and assisting with basic clinic duties. Each of these students are posted on our FACEBOOK PAGE
Join Our Team
We have room and ideas to grow with additional therapy staff such as specialized Hand Therapy, Athletic Training, Personal Training and other services. If you are an individual who is looking for a therapy position or just an individual who wants to get into the health and wellness area feel free to contact us with your skills and ideas.