Jeff is a physical therapist at Portage Health Rehabilitation, located in the Portage Health-University Center in Houghton. Jeff is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.
Jeff graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy in 1986. He received a certification in manual therapy in 1999 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and completed a residency in orthopaedic physical therapy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2000. In 2003, Mr. Collaer was granted a Masters of Health Science degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. He served as a faculty member for the University of Wisconsin–Madison Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program from 2004 to 2007.