Gina Vanderheiden, Co-Owner, PT, DPT

With a dream to create an atmosphere where patients feel welcome and at ease, Gina Vanderheiden, PT, DPT, started GinaV Physical Therapy in her home town of Papillion to keep that “small town” feeling alive.

Degrees in both physical therapy and athletic training uniquely equip Gina to handle medical ailments ranging from sports injuries, back and neck pain, and orthopedic care. Gina is also one of the few physical therapists in the metro area that is certified to perform Functional Dry Needling® (FDN) which is an innovative treatment focusing on certain trigger points in the body to relieve acute and chronic pain. FDN has been show to also play a role in accelerating an individual’s rehabilitation progress.

Gina leads by example through recognition that patient care is an ever evolving field requiring a commitment to lifelong learning. She continues her education and training to remain current on new methodologies and treatments that will benefit her patients.

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Mark Vanderheiden, Co-Owner & Billing

Mark Vanderheiden, Co-Owner of GinaV Physical Therapy, is Gina’s husband and ensures the smooth operation of business. He oversees financials, marketing, advertising, and the maintenance of the clinic. Mark received his Bachelors in business management from Bellevue University in 2011. Mark proudly served 21 years in the Army National Guard, having retired in November 2017. He is active in the Papillion Community in a variety of roles such as being a long-time member of the American Legion and the Lions Club, Papillion Community Foundation Board Member, Papillion Jr. Titan Football Board member, and Papillion Jr. Titan football coach. In his free time, he loves to golf, travel, and race dirt sprint cars.

Mark and Gina are proud parents of Cole and Brynn and when they aren’t working with patients, they are out in the community supporting their children’s sporting events.

Kristine Swanson, Co-Office Manager

Kristine is the front office manager for Gina V Physical Therapy. She joined the team in the summer of 2020. Kristine’s professional experience includes Medical Service Specialist, Phlebotomist, Omaha Police Officer, and Physical Therapy Technician. Kristine loves camping, working out, and watching her son play baseball for Papio South Titans! We’re grateful to have Kristine on our team!

Alisia Mauch, DPT & APTA member.

Alisia Mauch grew up in Grand Island, NE and in 2011, moved to Omaha to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Creighton University. She then went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton in 2018. Since graduating she has gained experience in acute, skilled nursing and home health settings. She is excited to move into the outpatient orthopedic setting and to continue to help all her patients progress and achieve their goals. In her free time, she enjoys staying active and spending time with family and friends.

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Nolan Wallace, PT, DPT

Nolan grew up in Knoxville, IA and graduated from Iowa State University in 2019 with his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Health. He continued his education at Creighton University where he graduated in May of 2023 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Nolan was recently married in June 2023 and moved into a new house in Council Bluffs, IA. In his free time, Nolan enjoys weight lifting, attending ISU and Creighton sporting events, and spending time with friends and family.
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Liz Carroll, Co-Office Manager

Liz is the front office manager for Gina V Physical Therapy.  Liz loves to travel, enjoys working out, walking her dog, and spending time with family and friends.”

DaNene Vanderheiden

DaNene lives in Iowa. She spent 14 yrs as an Office Manager/Vet assistant at a local Vet Clinic. She spent the last 6 years at a critical access hospital in Iowa as a Patient Accounts Rep and received her AAHAM Certification. In her spare time, she loves camping, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.”

Our Services

  • Orthopedic disorders
  • Joint Rehab
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Functional Dry Needling
  • Manual Therapy
  • Traumatic Conditions
  • Work Injuries
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Balance programs
  • Postural Deviations
  • Fitness Programs
  • Work conditioning

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Don't let pain from a injury get you down. Have your injury assessed,
diagnosed, and treated so you can return to your activities better and faster!


114 E 1st Street, Suite 105
Papillion, Nebraska


Monday - Friday: 7am-6pm


Phone: 402-933-2010
Fax: 402-933-3050

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