Meet The Team – Edgewood

Amy Gassmann, PT

Amy is the primary Physical Therapist at Millennium Therapy in Edgewood, IA. She graduated from St. Ambrose University with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 1999. Amy’s experience spans many settings including hospital inpatient and outpatient, nursing home, home health, and assisted living facilities in addition to outpatient where she currently focuses most of her time. Amy treats patients of all ages to relieve pain, improve the body’s movement and function, and limit disabilities. She uses home programs, progressive resistive exercises, patient education and techniques such as Kineso Taping, dry cupping and other modalities to accelerate recovery and improve positive recovery outcomes and is able to use her clinical knowledge and experience to assist patients with varied diagnoses, including balance problems, weakness, and tendonitis to name a few. In addition, Amy is proficient in working with workman’s comp injuries and sports injuries and is trained to perform pre-employment screens. Outside of work, Amy enjoys a variety of outdoor activities to include gardening, camping, fishing and riding ATV’s, and in the wintertime enjoys watching movies.

Kara Clark, OTR/L

Kara graduated with her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2015. She has experience in a variety of fields including outpatient, acute care, home health, pediatrics, and skilled nursing facilities. Kara’s goal as an occupational therapist is to assist patients in decreasing pain, regaining function, and enabling individuals to return to their maximal level of independence. Occupational therapy works to achieve this goal through engaging in functional activities in order to return to daily tasks, home management, and leisure participation. In her free time, Kara enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her husband, son, and miniature Australian Shepard.

Shelly Lubben

Shelly Lubben is the Office Coordinator at the Edgewood Outpatient Clinic and has been with Millennium Therapy since that clinic opened in February 2007. Her main duties include patient registrations, scheduling patients in both the clinic and several satellite locations, Insurance Verifications, Accounts Receivable, Patient Billing, and Insurance issues. She is married and has 3 children, 1 grandchild, 2 horses, and a house dog and cat. In her spare time she likes to horseback ride, spend time with her granddaughter, camp, and have bonfires and grill outs with friends.

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