Emily is a graduate of Nebraska Methodist College, where she earned her Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant, graduating with Highest Distinction. She is a native of Remsen, Iowa, a small farming community in Northwest Iowa. She also attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies. She is a current member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Orthopedic Section.

Emily has always loved the human body and working with people. She found her passion in working with a variety of patients to help them through their physical challenges to enable them to improve their mobility and reach their goals. She has experience in a variety of settings having worked in skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and outpatient clinics as a traveling PTA in Texas and at Box Butte General Hospital in the Rehab and Wellness Department in Alliance, NE before joining LOPT in 2016.