HealthReach Therapists at Luther Manor
The following people are HealthReach Rehab's primary providers at Luther Manor.
See the contact information on the left side of this page for directions to the Milwaukee-area clinic.
Jeanne Rickert, OT
Jeanne is an occupational therapist with more than 30 years of experience, the last 20 in longterm care. She is a 1976 graduate of Mount Mary College. Jeanne has specialty training in the areas of edema management and continence care and enjoys learning from the wisdom her older adult patients bring to the therapy experience.
Rose Fritz, PT
Rose received her bachelor of science degree in physical therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has worked for the last 25 years as a physical therapist in longterm, skilled nursing facilities and has also practiced in acute care hospitals. Rose enjoys working with older adults and has specialty training in the areas of balance and dizziness as well as stroke rehabilitation.
Janine Novak, PT
A graduate of Marquette University, Janine has a bachelor of science degree in physical therapy. Her background includes work in long term care and sub-acute rehabilitation, as well as school-based pediatrics. Janine enjoys working with patients of all ages and especially appreciates the determination with which seniors approach their challenges.
Cindy Trecek, MS, CCC-SLP
Cindy earned her bachelor degree in communicative disorders from UW-Eau Claire in 1993 and her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1995. She has worked as a speech pathologist, primarily with older adults for more than15 years. Her primary focus is on swallowing deficits, speech and language problems, memory, and other cognitive issues. When working with her clients, Cindy believes it is very important to treat the whole person, allowing each individual to learn at his or her own pace.
Cara Davis, MS, CCC-SLP
Cara has a bachelor of science degree in human services from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She received her master’s degree in communicative sciences and disorders in 2009 from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Cara enjoys helping older adults with cognitive, communication and swallowing concerns. She gets great satisfaction from partnering with her patients to improve their quality of life
Jamie Dreyfus, OT
Jamie is a 2006 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in occupational therapy. She pursued a position in long term care because of her desire to help older adults regain their independence with their daily activities. Jamie has specialty training in lymphedema and edema management as well as continence care.
Cathy Skocir-Stehr, OT
Cathy graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, and then again in 1994 with her degree in occupational therapy. Cathy has specialty training in continence care and enjoys working with older adults. She appreciates the opportunity to combine her two degrees as she strives to make her patient treatment engaging and meaningful.
Rachel Vargas, OT
Rachel is a 1998 graduate of Mount Mary College with a Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy. She has a great passion for working with older adults and appreciates the wisdom they bring to their interactions. Rachel has specialty training in lymphedema and edema management, various manual therapy techniques and upper extremity splinting. She blends traditional and alternative methods of treatment to achieve optimum outcomes for her patients.
Erica Lyons, MS, CCC-SLP
Erica received her bachelor of arts degree in speech-language pathology from Miami University of Ohio in 2006. She returned to Wisconsin where she received her master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2008. Erica has been working in the rehab setting with geriatric patients since she graduated. She enjoys getting to know her patients and believes that each person she treats teaches her something new about her profession as well as about life. She assists her patients in reaching their goals related to swallowing, memory, speech and language.
Alena Kan, PTA
Alena is a 2004 graduate of Milwaukee Area Technical College with an associate’s degree as a physical therapy assistant. She has worked in longterm care and sub-acute rehab settings since then. Alena enjoys partnering with patients and their families as they work together to achieve patient goals and maximize independence.
Matt Hynek, PTA
Matt is a 2007 graduate of Milwaukee Area Technical College with an associate’s degree as a physical therapy assistant. He enjoys the collaboration with other therapy staff as they help residents improve their function and quality of life.
Anne Skaradzinski, COTA
Anne has a passion for working with people. She returned to college for a certified occupational therapy assistant degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2009. She thoroughly enjoys teaching, interactive problem solving and collaborating with her clients as they seek to reach their highest potential.
Dayna Hein, PT, DPT
Dayna earned her doctorate in physical therapy from Concordia University in 2009. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology as well. Dayna has clinical experience in outpatient orthopedics, pediatrics, traumatic brain injury and geriatrics. She enjoys getting to know her patients and learning about their life experiences. Dayna is committed to the patient centered care concept, making sure that patient needs and goals are the first priority.
Angela Nummerador, OT
Angela attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and graduated in 2004 with a bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Angela enjoys working in long term care and finds it especially rewarding to work with patients on their daily activities to help them gain back their independence. She appreciates the opportunity to get to know patients and their families in ways that facilitate a safe return to their home.
Jessica Grimm, PT
Kay Luck, OT
Kay is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She is an original employee of HealthReach, joining the company in January of 1995. Kay has worked in rehab with geriatric patients for over 25 years in a variety of settings, including skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and home service. Her areas of interest include splinting, stroke rehab, cognition and lymphedema. Kay has been a certified lymphedema therapist since 2002.
Ann Butkiewicz, PTA
Ann is a graduate of Milwaukee Area Technical College, with an Associate Degree-Physical Therapy Assistant. She specializes in treatment techniques for pain, from headaches, TMJ, pre and post-surgical pain, joint pain, and neck,arm, and back pain. Ann has a strong interest in outpatient orthopedics, with expertise in manual therapy techniques, specifically Craniosacral therapy.