Teresa Van Aacken, PT

Senior Clinician

“Really listening to my patients, followed by a thorough hands-on evaluation is the key to determining the source of the pain, not just chasing the symptoms.”

Teresa Van Aacken, PT, is a Senior Clinician at Excel Physical Therapy. A 1991 graduate of the Marquette University Program in Physical Therapy, she dedicated the first six years of her professional career providing physical therapy services to active duty members and their dependents as an officer in the United States Navy. During this time she specialized in the treatment of orthopedic and sports-related injuries.

Within the past decade, Teresa has aggressively pursued the advancement of her professional and clinical education in order to better serve her patients.

Dr. Van Aacken is married with three children and enjoys running, exercising, playing piano, watching the Green Bay Packers, and traveling to watch her sons compete in gymnastics

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“My experience with Excel, especially with Teresa, was very positive. I actually looked forward to my sessions. I have continued the exercises and have experienced significant improvement.”

– Richard K., Excel Physical Therapy Patient