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The River Rats are proud to partner with Optimal Physical Therapy of Lake Mills, WI.

Meet the Rats Physical Therapists!

Dr. Jennifer Jeschke PT, DPT, CMPT, MFDc - Owner


Jennifer Jeschke is a Wisconsin native, born and raised in Racine, WI. She established her career in Lake Mills in 2004 and opened Optimal Physical Therapy in 2005.   She is an active member of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association, currently serving as our district chair and board of directors for the Private Practice Special Interest Group.  She received her Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Areas of special interest and expertise include orthopedic and sports medicine, Injured Worker rehabilitation, and injury prevention, Trigger Point Dry Needling and Myofascial Decompression Techniques, and is a Certified Golf Performance Specialist through Nike and the Gray Institute.  In her free time she enjoys volleyball, golf, swimming, travel, and running her 2 Texas rescue dogs. 

Dr. Nathaniel D. Hoover PT, DPT, OCS - Clinic Director


Raised in Wisconsin, Dr. Nate Hoover earned his Bachelor’s degree from UW-La Crosse in Exercise Sports Science and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at UW- Madison.  He then completed the UW-Meriter Orthopedic PT Residency and is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist. In addition, he is trained in triggerpoint dry needling which complements his manual therapy treatment approach for individuals of all ages.  When not treating his patients, Dr. Hoover enjoys golfing, hunting, softball, traveling and spending time with his family/friends (including his rescue Redbone Coonhound, Harley).

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