Staff Spotlight: John Stollberg, Topeka Clinic Director, CHT

What is your name?

John Stollberg

What is your role at ARC Physical Therapy+?

Clinic Director in Topeka, Kansas / Certified Hand Therapist

John (Mario) with his Topeka Clinic on Halloween

What year did you begin working at ARC Physical Therapy+?


Where are you from?

Scribner, Nebraska

Where did you go to school?

I went to Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska for my undergraduate degree where I received my bachelors in Exercise Science with a minor in Business Administration. I then furthered my education when I attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and graduated in 2014 with my Doctorate in Occupational Therapy.

Who or what inspired you to get into the physical therapy space?

Before going into Occupational Therapy, I worked in a cardiac rehab setting. I found my passion for helping others which led me to go into the therapy world.

John treating in Clinic

Are you involved with any outside organizations? If so, what?

Outside of ARC Physical Therapy+, I am involved with the Physical Agent Modalities Practitioner Credentialing Agency, LLC (PAMPCA). Throughout the year, I travel to various sites around the country and train therapists on how to properly utilize physical agent modalities. I also guest lecture each year at Creighton University on numerous topics.

What do you like to do in your free time?

Travel and go to Nebraska football games. 

Favorite Sports Team?

Nebraska Football

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