Micah Hayek, DPT, is a new physical therapist with 21st Century Rehab, PC, at Story County Medical Center in Nevada.

Micah received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa and his Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University in kinesiology and health. He is working to become a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He is also a coordinator for Wheels for the World, which helps collect used medical equipment like wheelchairs, walkers, canes and crutches to be refurbished and sent to meet the needs of those in foreign countries.

He and his wife, Amici, are both from Toledo, where he grew up on a farm raising cattle and working construction. Amici is finishing her master’s degree in speech-language pathology at the University of Iowa and will graduate in May. She will complete her final clinical at On With Life in Ankeny and then hopes to find a job in the area. Micah and Amici plan to make Nevada their home. Micah is eager to provide services to help improve function, quality of life and mobility to patients.