About Us

Our knowledgeable and caring staff will be with you every step of the way working hard to deliver personal attention in order to maximize your recovery and get you back to a healthy and active lifestyle. Feel free to look through and learn more about our team members.

Jason Meyer P.T.

Jason was raised in Dubuque and attended Dubuque Hempstead High School. Jason received his Bachelor of Natural Science from the University of Northern Iowa and his Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa.

While attending the University of Northern Iowa, Jason was a two time all conference runner in cross country, three time all conference runner in track, and an all conference academic selection for both. After graduation from the University of Iowa Physical Therapy program, he was employed by Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa from 1998 – 2000. He served as a staff physical therapist and gained experience in out-patient orthopedics, in-patient, home health, and nursing home.

In June of 2000, Jason started at Dubuque Physical Therapy in Dubuque, Iowa. He has been working in workers compensation, orthopedic and sports medicine. He is a certified strength training specialist by the IWA and certified in the treatment of soft tissue injuries using Augmented Soft Tissue Mobilization (ASTYM) by Performance Dynamics. Jason is the owner/director of Dubuque Physical Therapy.

Natalie Krug D.P.T.

Natalie was raised here in Dubuque and graduated from Hempstead High School. Natalie went on to college locally and received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Clarke University. In college, Natalie coached middle school aged traveling club volleyball teams in Dubuque and has special interest in young athletes. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Clarke University in 2012. Natalie started as a Physical Therapist at Dubuque Physical Therapy in July 2012, following a clinical internship rotation prior to graduation.

Natalie has completed training in the Graston Technique method of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization for the treatment of soft tissue injuries in the outpatient orthopedic setting. Natalie has also completed continuing education coursework in administering objective functional assessments for workers compensation cases.

Along with her colleague Ben Maiers, Natalie is one of only 2 certified SMFA clinicians within a 70 mile radius. Along with employment at Dubuque Physical Therapy, Natalie has provided skilled nursing home care in area nursing homes. Natalie’s experience in skilled nursing care has lead to a special interest in the geriatric population in the outpatient orthopedic setting.

Bill O'Dell P.T.

Bill received a Bachelor of Science from Central Michigan University, a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dubuque.

Bill teaches orthopedics and business in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Clarke College. He is certified as an orthopedic clinical specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

Ben Fern P.T.

Ben was born and raised in Dubuque and graduated from Hempstead High School. He attended the University of Iowa for undergraduate school as well as the graduate program in Physical Therapy.

Ben has practiced in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area for 7 years before joining Dubuque Physical Therapy. He has a wide variety of experience including home health, long term care, general orthopedics, sports rehab, and vestibular rehab. He is also certified in the ASTYM method to treat soft tissue overuse injuries.

Jeremy Jordan D.P.T., A.T.C.

Jeremy received a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Degree in 2008 and a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree in 2011 from Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. During his time at Clarke, Jeremy was a member of the track and field program. Following his graduation in 2008, Jeremy began working as an assistant Coach for the track and field program and is now entering his sixth season as an assistant.

During his last year of the Physical Therapy program at Clarke, Jeremy completed an internship at Dubuque Physical Therapy and started working there following graduation in July of 2011. He has been working in workman’s compensation, orthopedics and sports medicine and currently holds his certification for the treatment of soft tissue injuries with the use of the Graston Technique.

Ben Maiers D.P.T., C.S.C.S.

Ben grew up in Holy Cross, IA and graduated from Western Dubuque High School. He received his undergraduate degree in Physical Education from the University of Dubuque, and his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Clarke University. He was named to the Iowa Conference All Academic baseball team while at the University of Dubuque.

Ben previously practiced at an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Cedar Rapids before joining Dubuque Physical Therapy, and also has experience in acute, skilled nursing, and sports rehabilitation settings. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA, and is also certified in pre-employment physical assessment. Ben in addition to Natalie Krug-Weirda, are the only certified SMFA clinicians within a 70 mile radius. Ben has special interest in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, especially overhead athletes. His personal interests include coaching his son’s youth baseball team, spending time with family, golfing, and playing semi-pro baseball for the Dubuque Blues.

Kathleen Klapatauskas, PT.

Kathleen received her Bachelor of Science and Honors Liberal Arts Degrees from Loras College. She earned her Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE in 1999 and relocated to Dubuque at that time with her husband. Kathleen worked at Finley Hospital from 1999-2006 during which time her primary settings were outpatient orthopedic and nursing home care. She also was involved in initiation and direction of the aquatic therapy program and was a member of the pediatric physical therapy team as the orthopedic consultant. She continues to enjoy working with grade school-aged and high-school aged clients with orthopedic and athletic injuries.

Kathleen joined Dubuque Physical Therapy in 2006 and has worked in a part-time capacity here ever since. Her background includes continued training in Graston technique, manual skills and multiple functional assessment and training tools for orthopedic and athletic injuries in youth and adult populations. She is also trained in the Myokinesthetic System and utilizes it for multiple patient populations. Kathleen is a certified Pilates and yoga instructor. She teaches classes at a local wellness facility and readily integrates this background into her physical therapy treatments when appropriate or desired by patients.

Kathleen and her husband have 4 children and enjoy the Dubuque community. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and outdoor recreations.

Jeff Eisel

Jeff attended The University of Iowa for undergraduate studies and then worked in the insurance industry for 7 years before returning to school to pursue a second career in healthcare. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Clarke University in 2015.

Jeff has previously worked at Stonehill Care Center and has experience in acute care, skilled nursing, and orthopedic disciplines. He has lived in Dubuque since 2011.


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