Our Team

With over 50 years of combined experience, our team of therapists is committed to help you get the most out of your therapy visits at our clinic. Through our one-on-one service and hands-on approach, we can ensure that each Therapist is dedicated to making each patient feel comfortable and confident in their rehabilitation routine.

We feel our physical therapists represent the best in therapy professionals, and are committed to your overall wellness.

Matt Gadient

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Certified in Dry Needling

Matt Gadient is a graduate of the Mayo College of Medicine Physical Therapy Program, located at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, MN. While finishing up his Masters degree, he also obtained a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certificate. He also holds a board certified specialist designation in orthopedics.  Since completion of school, Matt has focused his career in general outpatient orthopedics, with an emphasis in spinal rehabilitation and core stabilization. Starting in 2012 Matt has been an evaluator for functional employment testing using the WorkSteps protocol. When not working you will find him spending time with his family, hunting, or volunteering with the Goodhue Fire and Rescue Department.

Jason Niemann


Jason graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris with a B.A. in Statistics. From there, he attended the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, Program in Physical Therapy. Throughout the program, he developed of love for helping patients recover from a variety of orthopedic and neurologic conditions. He enjoys using manual therapy techniques to supplement patient specific exercise, and empowering patients with education. Outside of the clinic, you can find Jason hanging out with his wife, playing basketball or working in the gardens around his home. He also enjoys hunting and fishing with his family.

Dave Wieber


Dave Wieber grew up in St. Joseph, a small town in central Minnesota. He went to St. Cloud State University for undergraduate and went to Physical Therapy School at the Mayo Clinic. He has an advanced certification in Manual Therapy and is a Certified Athletic Trainer. He worked the first six years of his career in Oregon and then after a year of traveling, met and married Michelle, then began practicing in MN. The areas he practices in most frequently are: back and neck care, jaw pain, headaches, concussion and sports performance.

” All of the therapists at the clinic are generalists with areas that we have spent additional time developing an expertise. Away from the clinic I drive my three kids to their many events, play tennis, water and snow ski, and bicycle. We live out on Union Lake and take advantage of the water when we can. We have extended family close by and we enjoy each other’s company regularly.”

Michelle Wieber


Michelle Wieber graduated from the Physical Therapy Program at Ohio State University in 1990. Michelle became nationally certified as an Athletic Trainer in 1995. She subsequently practiced in both outpatient offices and hospital settings until she helped start the Physical Therapist Assistant Program in Albert Lea, MN. Michelle and her husband Dave started Wieber Physical Therapy in June 1997. Michelle has pursued continuing education in the areas of vestibular rehabilitation, knee and shoulder injuries, women’s health, spine care, and is a certified WorkSteps Provider for post-offer, pre-employment testing. Michelle loves to read, listen to music, hike, dance, wake board, garden, and watch her children grow into life long learners.

Greg Schroeder


Greg Schroeder graduated from Mankato State University with a undergraduate degree in Community Health. He went on to earn his masters degree in Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University in Davenport Iowa. Outside of the clinic, Greg can be found on the ice or in the field coaching his two children in whatever sport is in season and on a great day will be hunting with his dog, Milo.

Megan Westling

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Registered Yoga Teacher 500

Megan graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a B.S. in Kinesiology-Exercise Science in 2009. During her undergraduate studies, Megan worked as an ACE certified personal trainer. She then earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota in 2012. Throughout her clinical and work experience, Megan has developed an interest in manual therapy, especially for the spine. She also has interests in vestibular rehab and general orthopedics, using yoga as an adjunct therapy tool. She is a board certified specialist in orthopedics through the APTA as well as a registered yoga teacher. Megan enjoys running, biking, and being outdoors. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and cooking.

Amy Simmons


Therapeutic Pain Specialist

Amy Simmons graduated from the University of Minnesota Physical Therapy program in 1995. She worked on the East Coast for a couple of years before returning to Minnesota, working in International Falls with a large range of patients from pediatrics to outpatient orthopedics. In 2002, Amy moved to Owatonna and began work at Wieber Physical Therapy. Her areas of interest include neurologic rehabilitation, treatment for dizziness and balance problems, and neck and back pain. Amy is a certified provider in the LSVT BIG program for Parkinson’s. Amy works part time and is a full time Mom to three beautiful children. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, cooking, reading, and growing pumpkins. “I love coming to work and helping others on their journey in physical therapy.”

Ann Dahl

Certified Wellness Coach

Registered Yoga Teacher

Ann Dahl graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. She specialized in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation and has extensive experience evaluating and treating traumatic/post surgical injuries, orthopedic and neurological conditions. She enjoys designing and custom fabricating splints and orthotics. She has a special interest in performing arts medicine, heath and wellness and community health outreach programs on fitness, prevention and disease management. Ann has been involved in research, teaching, mentoring students, and journal publications related to the field of Occupational Therapy and hand injuries. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, cooking, gardening, being out on the lake, fitness activities, mission work and volunteering at her church. “I feel blessed to be able to use my talents to serve others and help patients and families through their recovery process.”

Kate DuChene


Kate DuChene graduated from Iowa State University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology.  She went on to pursue her Doctorate in Physical Therapy, graduating from Des Moines University in 2013.  As a physical therapist, Kate has had the opportunity to work in Florida, Wisconsin and Minnesota treating a wide variety of patients in hospital, sub-acute and outpatient settings.  She has a special interest for treating geriatric patients and is a certified provider for the LSVT BIG program for Parkinson’s.  Another special interest of Kate’s is Women’s Health therapy for pelvic floor, more specifically treating urinary incontinence and pelvic pain.  She is focusing much of her continuing education on this area of expertise.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and being a mom of two energetic and loving boys while witnessing them experience the world.  Kate feels that being a Physical Therapist is an honor as she gets to help her patients improve function and live a more quality life. 

Maria Bohl


Maria Bohl earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from UW La Crosse in 2010. She has a wide variety of experience in outpatient orthopedics, outpatient neurological rehab, Parkinson’s, pediatrics and inpatient acute care. She is certified in the LSVT BIG program for Parkinson’s. Maria enjoys treating orthopedic injuries, neurological conditions and Parkinson’s. She uses a combination of manual therapy, exercise and education to treat her patients. Maria strives to find the root cause of clients’ pain or limitations and work with them to find the most effective treatment combination. In her free time, she enjoys water sports at the lake cabin, downhill skiing, gardening, cooking, and playing with her kids.  

Siri Sviggum

Certified in Dry Needling

Siri Sviggum earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Gustavus Adophus College, then went on to complete Creighton University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2022. She has special interests in owrthopedic conditions and sports related injuries. She is expanding her practice to work with balance and vestibular rehabilitation. Siri believes exercise is an important part of life and stays active with running, playing basketball, hiking and anything outdoors. 



Cindy Nawrocki

Office Manager

Cindy’s bio coming soon

Kelly Samuels

Account Specialist

Kelly’s bio coming soon

Patty Engel

Customer Service Support Specialist

Patty started with Wieber in June of 2021, she lives in Faribault with her husband and 3 dogs.

In her spare time, she enjoys going on motorcycle rides, hanging out with her dogs, and spending time with her kids – 4 boys, 2 girls, and 3 grandchildren.  In the two years since Patty joined Wieber Physical Therapy, she has enjoyed meeting all the new people and watching them overcome their hurdles. She loves to share a funny joke with them in hopes of brightening their day just a little bit.