Zenz Opens Minster Therapy Practice

Staff Writer

Maria (Steinemann) Zenz is a 2005 Minster High School graduate who received her Master’s Degree from the University of Findlay and had previously managed a large outpatient physical therapy clinic in the Lima area since soon after her graduation.

Zenz has done extensive additional training in pelvic rehabilitation, prenatal and postnatal rehabilitation, pediatric rehabilitation, sport-specific rehabilitation techniques, Astym techniques, kinesiology taping and cupping. She has has the opportunity to rehabilitate infants to geriatric patients over the last nine years.

Zenz made the decision to open her own practice here in her hometown after working with Dr. Sunni Lomnicki, Dr. Tyler Lomnicki and Dr. Kurt Olding over the past two years. Zenz recognized a need for her specialty certifications in this area.

 “No one really understood what we could do, so I have been doing information sessions and talked to people in the area,” said Zenz.  Zenz said she learned  services like hers was a real need. She began seeing patients here in December and now is full-time in her new location.

Zenz’s Minster Individualized Therapy, LLC is an individually owned physical therapy practice located inside of Minster Chiropractic Center. Zenz hopes to bring to Minster quality outpatient patient care, offering one-on-one treatment sessions ranging from 30-60 minutes at a time.

She will offer specialty services of pelvic rehabilitation to women of all ages that suffer from a range of diagnoses from incontinence and prolapse issues to pelvic pain and dysfunction. She cited women who have had c-sections with abnormal scarring or really tough deliveries that she can offer “manual techniques, finding out how to make your muscles work again.”

She also has extensive additional training in pediatric rehabilitation, sports-specific rehabilitation to keep area athletes at their peak performance and resume sports post-injury.

She looks to motivate her clients to a “New Year, a New You.”

Zenz’s business held an open house on Saturday and pending zoning approval at the Wednesday, Jan. 9 zoning meeting be putting up a 4-by-4 sign at her business.

She has a website with detailed clinic information, new patient forms and offers a direct scheduling software system so patients can choose a time and date that works for their schedule: minsterindividualizedtherapy.com or call her at 937-726-9005 for an appointment.

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