Rob Worth, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, LAT

Rob received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse in 1992, double majoring in Physical Therapy and Psychology. He completed his athletic training certification in 1995 through Lawrence University and obtained national board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 1997. He is certified in manual therapy and received an advanced Masters of Science degree in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine and received his doctorate in physical therapy from Massachusetts General Institute of Health Professions. Rob's clinical background is in the area of orthopedics/sports medicine with special interest in the rehabilitation of shoulder, knee and spine dysfunction. He has taught several conferences and universities on the evaluation and treatment of shoulder and knee injuries, as well as spinal rehabilitation and manipulation. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and has previously served as a president of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association. He has received the WPTA Outstanding Service Award and is also the recipient of honorable mention for the Physical Therapist of the Year Award.

In his spare time Rob enjoys mission work, volunteering at the Local Free Clinic, competing in running/triathlon events and spending time with his wife and two boys. Rob sees patients at the Appleton North location.


Jean Darling, PT, LAT

Jean received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin in 1989. She completed her athletic training certification while working with the Wisconsin Badger Football Team. Jean is a member of the United States Olympic Sports Medicine Committee and participates in national coverage of sporting competitions. She is also a certified group fitness instructor with the American Council on Exercise, Personal Trainer and Certified Pilates Instructor. Jean's clinical background is in the area of orthopedics/sports medicine, rehabilitation of the knee, shoulder and foot dysfunctions. She holds a certification in Lymphedema management and has special interests in women's health issues which include treatment of incontinence, pre-natal/post-partum, post mastectomy, osteoporosis, and fibromyalgia. She has taught at conferences and universities on various sports medicines and women's health issues. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

In her spare time, Jean enjoys any physical activity, sporting events, and spending time with her family.  


Katie Abbott, PTA, BS, LMT

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Kaiti received her Bachelor of Science from Northern Illinois University in 2011, in Health and Human Sciences and minored in Interdisciplinary Studies in Kinesiology. In 2013, she graduated from Lake Land College in Mattoon, IL with her Physical Therapist Assistant degree. For her first two years, she was at trauma hospital in Springfield, Illinois working primarily in the ICU, orthopedic floor, cardiopulmonary floor, burn unit, and their intensive rehab floor. This setting really expanded her problem solving and critical thinking skills when it came to overcoming patient barriers and limitations. Kaiti is originally from the Chicagoland area but is very happy that life brought her to the Appleton area in 2015, and decided that was the time to pursue her interest in Massage Therapy and graduated in 2016 from Fox Valley Technical College. Kaiti believes exercise and activity is one of the best forms of medicine and loves educating her patients on this concept to attain their goals and maintain a healthy lifestyle. In her spare time, she enjoys running, yoga, lifting, tennis, softball, aerial exercise, cooking, watching sports, watching documentaries, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family. 

 

Kaiti is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association and sees patients at the Recovery Inn and the Appleton North clinic.


Russ Bartholomew, PT, DPT, OCS

Russ is a 1990 graduate from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. He was board certified as an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) in 2012. And completed his DPT in 2015 ( yes at nearly 50 years of age !) Russ is proud to be a mentor for the University of Wisconsin Orthopedic Residency program and also teaches continuing education courses on foot and ankle biomechanics, diagnosis and treatment. He has presented numerous community programs on running shoe selection, diabetes and proper shoe selection, golf shoe recommendations and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Russ has been nominated for the “Therapist of the Year” award by the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association two times and received the Honorable Mention in 2002. Russ enjoys fishing, the outdoors and is an avid high school sports fan and you may see him on any given Friday night at the field or courtside. He is the proud father of two adult sons currently completing their college education.  Russ sees patients at our Appleton North location.


Lara Bleck, PT, MDT

Lara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998.  Lara completed post graduate work in spine care, shoulder/knee rehabilitation, biomechanics, and lymphedema management.  In the spring of 2006, Lara obtained certification in mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT) of the spine from the McKenzie Institute.  She also holds a certification in lymphedema management and has special interest in oncology rehabilitation.  Lara is a member of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association and the American Physical Therapy Association, including the oncology section.  She enjoys hiking/biking with her husband and two sons, traveling, and watching Badger sports.  Lara sees patients in our clinic located within Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology. 


PJ Christopherson, DPT

PJ graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise & Sports Science in 2009 and Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2016. He completed an internship in physical therapy with the Milwaukee Brewers and has developed a passion for working with overhead athletes. PJ has attended additional training with a certification to provide trigger point dry needling, and is also a member of both the American Physical Therapy Association and Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association. He enjoys helping people improve their quality of life functioning as a primary provider of orthopedic care.

In his spare time, PJ enjoys outdoor recreation, exercising, athletics, and vintage motorcycles. Being born and raised in Wisconsin, he naturally loves his Packers, Brewers, and Badgers above all else!

PJ sees patients primarily at the Ripon location.


Will Hartmann DPT, OCS, CSCS

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Will received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2009, and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2013, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Following completion of physical therapy school, he went on to complete an Orthopedic Residency to further progress his manual skills and meet a wider variety of patient’s needs. Will is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist with an enthusiasm for sports, which he developed while participating in football at UW-Madison. Whether it is the young athlete, or the general orthopedic patient, Will enjoys working with individuals across the entire life span that are looking to improve their current functional status, and accomplish their goals.

He is a native of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and enjoys spending time with his family and friends whenever possible. In his free time he likes to get outdoors hunting/fishing, and also enjoys biking, running, and other recreational sports this area has to offer.


Kylie Heinz, PTA


Kelsey Hinkley, PT, DPT

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Kelsey received her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Biomedical Science concentration in 2011, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2014, from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.  She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Kelsey enjoys working with all patient populations and age ranges in order to be a well-versed, generalized physical therapist.  Kelsey is originally from the Fox Valley and is excited to have returned to the area. She has a passion for volunteering and cannot wait to become more involved in such a wonderful community. In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys spending time with friends and family, boating, hiking, and biking.

  

 

 


Craig Hoffman, PTA

Craig graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Clinical Science. He went on to graduate from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College with an Associate of Applied Science Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). In addition to his degrees, Craig comes to APTSM with 7 years experience as a personal trainer. 

In his spare time, Craig enjoys weightlifting, cycling, hiking and fishing.  Craig sees patients in clinic at Appleton North as well as within industry at Neenah Foundry.


Teresa Iattoni, PT, MSPT

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Teresa graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Anatomy and Physiology and 1998 graduated with a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.

Since 2004, she focused her practice on providing patient centered care for cancer related issues and lymphedema.  She is Advanced Certified in the Leduc Method of Lymphedema management (2004, 2005, and 2007).  In 2011, she became a Cancer Exercise Specialist from RMCRI at the University of Northern Colorado.  

Teresa is a member of the National Lymphedema Network, American Physical Therapy Association- Oncology section, and Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.

In her free time, she is a Livestrong instructor.

When she is not at work, or the YMCA, she can be found with her family up north in the woods, camping, running, crafting or reading.

“I view my clients as valuable and unique individuals.  My goal for their physical therapy experience is to be collaborative focusing on their goals and working to achieve their best life.  The level of care I provide is what I would expect for my own family. ”


Jeff Jeter, PT, LAT

Jeff is a graduate of the University of Nebraska where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Education and concurrently earned his athletic training certification. Jeff then earned his Physical Therapy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Since graduating, Jeff has worked in the Fox Valley area in a variety of settings including, in-patient, home health and outpatient physical therapy. Jeff specializes in the area of outpatient orthopedics. Jeff is a member of both the state and national physical therapy and athletic training organizations.

Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife and family. He also enjoys running, biking, swimming and cross country skiing. Jeff treats patients in the Appleton North and New London offices.


Laura Johnson, PT, DPT

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Laura received her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology in 2010 from the University of Wisconsin- Green Bay, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013 from Carroll University. She previously worked in the skilled nursing facility setting, focusing on individuals with orthopedic and neurological disorders.  She has a special interest in helping individuals regain their functional lifestyle after a joint replacement.  Laura is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. 

In her spare time, she enjoys running, playing tennis, cheering on the Packers, and spending time with her husband and daughter. Laura sees patients at the Recovery Inn as well as at the Appleton North location. 


Dennis Kaster, PT

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Dennis graduated from UW-Lacrosse in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy.  In 2008 he received his American Physical Therapy Association;  Orthopedic Certified Specialist designation.  He has a great deal of experience in the areas of spine,  chronic pain, hand injuries, sports medicine, and various manual therapies.  He is extremely active with the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.  He is a past district chair for the North Central district and is currently Vice President for WPTA as well as the chair for the Autonomous practice committee, focusing on PT direct access and the ordering of X-rays.   He is now seeing patients at the Ripon and Waupaca locations.  He is also seeing patients in industry, at Ripon Printers.  He has been married to his wife Adrienne, who is also a PT, for 25 years and has 4 children.  In his spare time he enjoys traveling, scuba diving, motorcycling, biking and hiking. 

 


Jason Koenigs, PT, MSPT

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Jason graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and went on to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2002 with his Master of Physical Therapy degree.  He has over 12 years experience in orthopedic physical therapy and has worked in diverse settings such as hospital based outpatient, inpatient therapy, rural care, skilled nursing facilities, private practice, home health, and hospital management.  Jason specializes in manual manipulation of the spine, vestibular therapy, and work injuries.  Outside of work Jason enjoys coaching 8th grade football, hunting, fishing, skiing, exercising, and spending time with family.  He sees patients at the wellness clinic location of APTSM, in Marinette.


Ron Lawrence, PT, MSPT, CSCS

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Ron received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science with Fitness Emphasis from University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse in 2004 and later a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2006 from the same institution. Throughout his graduate career, Ron has taken specific interest in orthopedics, sports medicine, and research in physical therapy. Ron was awarded the UW-LaCrosse Physical Therapy Graduate Achievement Award for his research in hip strengthening and landing mechanics of female athletes. He also completed a research internship at Steadman-Hawkins Sports Medicine Foundation during the fall of 2006. Ron is a member of the Wisconsin and American Physical Therapy Associations.

He was a member of the United States Development Ski Team at Vail Ski Academy and was an Athlete Representative for US Skiing from 2002-2004. In 2004, he earned his CSCS. Ron is currently Head FIS Coach and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Team Norway, an alpine ski team in Norway, Michigan. His hobbies include fishing, skiing, and weight lifting. Ron sees patients at the Shawano location.


Cary Luitjens, PT, MHSc, LAT

Cary is a Licensed Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer. She is originally from Iowa and attended South Dakota State University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Arts and Science and minor in Athletic Training. In 1988 she graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She later earned a Master of Health Science degree in Physical Therapy from University of Indianapolis. While practicing orthopedic physical therapy, Cary was also an athletic trainer for Little Chute High School for 12 years. Cary has an interest in evaluation and treatment of disorders of the shoulder, knee, and ankle and foot. She also enjoys golfer rehabilitation and orthotics. Cary is a member of both state and national physical therapy and athletic training organizations.

In her free time, Cary enjoys spending time with her husband and two children boating, water skiing, and traveling up north. Cary sees patients at the Appleton North clinic.


Katey Miller, PT, DPT  

 

Kate Miller receieved her bachelors degree in zoology with an emphasis in neurobiology fromUW Madison and a doctorate in PT from Marquette. 

As a physical therapist, Kate works with patients of all ages to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities after suffering an injury or disease. She also helps patients restore or maintain overall fitness and health. Kate has a special interest in spine, shoulder and orthopedic neurological disorders.Kate said a deep trusting relationship between patients and their physical therapist is important to help patients achieve their ultimate goals.

In her free time, Kate enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and son, whether it’s heading up north or just spending time together outdoors.


Jamie Mursau, PTA

Jamie is a licensed PTA (Physical Therapist Assistant) and certified Personal Trainer. She graduated with an Associates Degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College and has worked in the Physical Therapy field for over 6 years. After graduation, Jamie became a certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Recently, she also became certified in Functional Movement Screening and teaching Silver Sneakers classes. Her primary focus as a PTA is to work with rehabilitating outpatient clients. This experience has given her the opportunity to focus on personal training and rehabilitation while employing resistance training, conditioning techniques, strengthening and stretching exercises.

She promotes a healthy lifestyle by encouraging diet, exercise, and motivation in your everyday activities. During the summer months, Jamie spends most of her free time water skiing and performing for a ski team. She also enjoys outdoor activities such as snowboarding, white water rafting, biking, and running.


Chris O'Connell, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC

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Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in December of 2005. He then attended University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse where he earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in May 2009. Chris is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the orthopedic section as well as the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.  Chris holds a certification in manual therapy as well.  Chris has a passion for seeing orthopedic patients of all types, especially those with shoulder and knee disorders.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and children as well as cycling.  Chris sees patients at the Appleton North clinic.


Trevor Nabel, DPT

Trevor is a 1995 graduate of Des Moines University with a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy.  He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2005 also from Des Moines University.  Trevor’s background includes continuing education in all areas of manual therapy with emphasis in spine care.  Trevor enjoys construction projects and all sports.  He has one son in high school and one in college.  Trevor sees patients at our Appleton North location.


Cory Peed, PT, OCS

Cory is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison professional program in Physical Therapy. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1995. Cory has completed post graduate work in the areas of applied kinematics, functional testing and training, rehabilitation of the golfer, and athletic performance enhancement. In the spring of 2005, he obtained national board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. His clinical practice has been exclusively outpatient orthopedics with an interest in treating disorders of the ankle/foot, knee and shoulder. Cory is a member of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association and the American Physical Therapy Association, including the sections of orthopedics and sports physical therapy. Besides spending time with his wife and three children,

Cory enjoys the game of golf and is an avid Wisconsin sports fan. He treats patients at the Dousman Clinic location in Green Bay. He also sees patients at Appleton North.


Lauren Peterson, PTA

Lauren graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology with Exercise Science Emphasis. She went on to graduate from the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College with an Associate of Applied Science Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). Lauren is a member of the Wisconsin and American Physical Therapy Associations.

Away from work Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, biking and gardening. Currently Lauren is practicing as a PTA at the Shawano location.

 

 


Zach Preboski, PT, OCS, Therapeutic Pain Specialist

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Zach is a 2004 graduate of the Unveristy of Wisonsin – La Crosse's Master of Science in Physical Therapy program. In 2007, he completed an orthopedic residency through UW Health and Meriter Hospital, and became a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS). Inspired by collaborative learning and remaining current, the student became the teacher when he served several roles in that residency program, from weekly mentor to Knee module instructor, as well as being a certified clinical instructor for several physical therapy students over the years. Throughout his career, he has worked in outpatient clinics serving the general orthopedic and sports medicine populations. He has a current interest in developing a treatment program for persistent pain patients that would include neuroscience education and adventure therapy. Zach enjoys spending time with God, and with his wife and two boys especially in the outdoors, camping, hiking, kayaking, running, swimming, and cross country skiing. Zach sees patients at our Waupaca clinic.

 


David Reybrock, PT, MSPT

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David is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. While attending UW-La Crosse, David competed in both cross country and track. He continued his higher learning at Carroll University where he received a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 1999. David is a current member of the American and Wisconsin Physical Therapy Associations. For the past ten years, David has worked in an outpatient critical access hospital providing physical therapy to individuals with orthopedic and neurological disorders. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal disorders of the spine, knee, and shoulder. David has attended continuing education courses with an emphasis on manual therapy, sports performance, and rehabilitation of the knee and shoulder.

David originates from Little Chute, WI and currently lives in Fremont, WI with his wife and three children. In his spare time, he enjoys running, going up north with his family, watching and participating in sporting events, coaching youth sports, and working outdoors.


Bill Rein, PT, MSPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT

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Bill received his master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005 and earned his Board Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 2009. Bill has also attained his manual therapy certification through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapists and earned the title of Certified Orthopedic Manual/Manipulative Therapist (COMT). He is currently a certified ASTYM (augmented soft tissue mobilization) provider and is also Certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. His professional interests involve seeing patients who have shoulder, knee and spinal issues. Bill is an active member of the APTA, WPTA, and has recently become a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists (AAOMPT).

In his spare time, Bill enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and watching and participating in sports. Bill currently sees patients at the Appleton North clinic.


Mark Schmitz, PT

Mark received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1988 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Since graduation he has worked with a wide variety of patients including those with neurological conditions, biomechanical issues, and orthopedic concerns. The past nine years have been spent providing on-site injury assessment and management services, ergonomic consultation, and employee education and training for multiple businesses in the Fox Valley area. Mark’s current interests include enhancing the relationship between medical providers and companies to facilitate the successful return to work for all injured workers.

Away from work Mark enjoys canoe camping, hiking, biking, fishing, and skiing with his wife and two children. He also remains a huge fan of Badger athletics!


Mark Shropshire, PT, MSPT, OCS

Mark graduated from St. Olaf College in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He went on to earn his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy degree from Sargent College at Boston University in 1985. He has extensive experience and post graduate training in the evaluation and treatment of head, neck and TMJ problems. He has successfully completed the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Manual Therapy course series. In 2003 “Shrop” obtained his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification (OCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He is a member of the National Headache Foundation and the Performing Arts Special Interest Group of the Orthopedic Section of the APTA. He and his wife are proud parents of two college aged children and fans of NCAA Division III Baseball. In 2006 Mark helped to establish the Advanced Spine Therapy program at the Appleton North clinic, where he sees patients.


Phil Sorensen, PT, CSCS

Phil is a graduate of Physical Therapy from The University of Michigan (Flint,1987) and has completed extensive post-graduate education in upper and lower extremity evaluation/treatment, core training progressions, gait-running analysis, and manual spine treatment.  He has completed post graduate training and certification for Trigger Point Dry Needling through Kineticore.   Functional Movement Screen certified and Selective Functional Movement Assessment trained through Functional Movement Systems.  Phil has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS through The National Strength and Conditioning Association.) since 2001 to improve athletic performance and transition people of all abilities from rehab back to sport or life.   Certified as a Pilates Instructor through Polestar Education with an emphasis in rehabilitation in 2002.   He is an active member of both the American and Wisconsin Physical Therapy Associations and the Performing Arts Special Interest Group and the Orthopedic Section of the APTA.  He works with traveling performers at the Performing Art Center (Appleton). The last 6 years he has worked with the Lawrence University Music Conservatory screening and treating musicians on and off-site.   

 In addition to spending time with his wife, two daughters and son, he also enjoys being involved with training & coaching youth, any outdoor sports- especially fly fishing, hunting, canoe-kayaking, and x-country skiing. Phil sees patients in the Appleton East clinic.


Pamela St. Clair, PT

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Pam graduated from Western Michigan University in 1989 and in 1991 from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy. Her clinical experience has been exclusively in outpatient orthopedics in the areas of occupational medicine, prevention management, general outpatient orthopedics and most recently in a manually-based spine care setting. Pam has attended continuing education courses with an emphasis on advanced manual techniques for spinal conditions, as well as for the shoulder and knee. She has a special interest in the treatment of vertigo and balance disorders as well as an eclectic approach to treatment of spinal pain and headaches. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.

In addition to spending time with her husband and three daughters, Pam enjoys camping, gardening and thoroughbred horse racing. Pam sees patients at the New London location.


Andrew Taber, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

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Andy is a 1998 graduate from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, a 2002 graduate from the University of Wisconsin -Madison with a Master's in Physical Therapy and a 2012 graduate of Temple University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  He has also completed the advanced manual training and education in osteopathic manipulative medicine through Michigan State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine and has advanced training in cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal manipulation and dry needling through Evidence in Motion. Andy was board certified as an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) in 2006 and as a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) in 2005. Andy has a niche for orthopedics, sports medicine and management of spine pain. He is a member of the American and Wisconsin Physical Therapy Associations.

Andy is a very proud parent of two boys. In addition to his passion for physical therapy, he enjoys all sports (especially football), photography, traveling, fishing, hiking, backpacking, and camping.

Andy sees patients in the Green Bay and De Pere locations.


Kris Tebo, PT, DPT

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Kris graduated from the University of Tampa in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in athletic training and sports medicine.  She went on to graduate from the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences in 2006 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.  In 2008 she earned her manual therapy certification from the University of Saint Augustine.  She has 8 years of experience and specializes in manual mobilization and manipulation of the spine and extremities, chronic pain, sports and work injuries.  Outside of work Kris enjoys spending time with her family, yoga and hunting.   Kris sees patients at the wellness clinic APTSM location in Marinette.  

 


Emily Teetzen, PT, DPT

 

Emily received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2008.  She continued her education at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in May 2015.  Raised in Shawano, Emily is excited to bring her passion for physical therapy home to help members of the community maintain healthy, active lifestyles.  She is especially interested in neurology and orthopedics, and the excitement that can come from working in a generalized outpatient clinic.  Emily enjoys staying active through running and biking, and participates in triathlons and running events.  She also likes camping, hiking, reading, and traveling.

 


Tammy Vanevenhoven, PT, DPT, CHT

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Tammy is a graduate from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse New York in 1993 receiving her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She received her doctorate in physical therapy from Boston University in May 2012. Tammy is also a certified hand therapist and certified in lymphedema treatment. She has spent her 19 years of her physical therapy profession working in an outpatient orthopedic therapy setting. She enjoys working with an array of orthopedic injuries including those of the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, knee, and spine. Tammy is a current long term member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1993. Prior to being a therapist she received her Associates degree as a registered nurse from Crouse Irving School of Nursing in 1989. Her background includes 5 years working on an orthopedic surgery unit for Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital in Syracuse New York. This experience allows her to bring a holistic approach to her therapy practice working with orthopedic patients. She also worked part time at various health clubs teaching aerobic step classes, spin classes on bikes and performing personal training establishing work out programs for clients. Tammy enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons and is actively involved in their sports activities including coaching soccer for both her sons in her hometown of New London.

She enjoys exercise and fitness including weight lifting, walking, and participating in Zumba classes and is an avid cyclist. Tammy currently works in the New London office.


Andrew Verhoeven, DPT, PT

Andrew received his Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation in 2013 from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, and his Doctorate of Physical therapy from Missouri State University in 2016. Andrew enjoys working with all of his patients, but has a specific interest in evaluating and treating conditions of the neck and shoulder.  Andrew is an active member of both state and national physical therapy associations. 

In his spare time, Andrew enjoys fishing, biking, and watching football.  He sees patients at both the Appleton North and Neenah locations. 


Briana Wasielewski, PTA

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Briana achieved her Associate of Applied Science Degree from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in 2013 as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) and achieved high honors as a graduate. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE).  Bri currently offers personal training to anyone wishing to improve their lifestyle in a safe and effective way that is tailored to their individual needs.  As a PTA she works to rehabilitate outpatient clients at APTSM.  Combining this knowledge allows her to encourage her clients into a healthy lifestyle plan with strong nutritional guidance and help them apply it to their daily activity and personal goals. 

 

Briana is a former swimmer and track heptathlon athlete at the college level at Minnesota State University and at UW Stevens Point. Before college she also enjoyed playing softball and speed skating. She continues her passion of athletic performance through coaching and staying active. She is a certified USA Swimming Coach and in her free time she enjoys staying active outdoors by hiking, hunting and fishing with her husband and family. 

Currently Briana is practicing as a PTA and a personal trainer at the Shawano and Appleton locations.

 

 

 


 

Josh Zilm, PT, DPT, OCS

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Josh joined Advanced Physical Therapy in 2009 and offers 12 years experience in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy and occupational health.  Josh is a doctorate level physical therapist and a board certified orthopedic specialist.  He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.  He provides outpatient physical therapy services at the Neenah location as well as providing onsite services at local industries in the Fox Valley.  He is committed to efficient and effective physical therapy services that allow for rapid return of function and injury resolution.  His treatment focus is on manual therapy and re-education of optimal movement patterns.  Josh is an avid endurance athlete competing in both running events and triathlons.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and children.

 

Education:

Evidence in Motion-Doctorate of Physical Therapy

UW-La Crosse: Masters of Science in Physical Therapy

American Physical Therapy Association

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association-Nominating Committee