Teri is the founder of Healthy Expectations. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Movement and Sports Science from Purdue University. She attained her certification in Athletic Training in 1987. Teri went on to attend physical therapy school at Northwestern University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1987. She has 33 years of experience as a physical therapist, with 24 years of experience in women’s health and pelvic floor dysfunction. She is board certified as a Women’s Health Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Outside the clinic, her interests include sports and fitness, taking in the many social and recreational activities that the Midwest has to offer, and spending time with her husband and five children.
Dr. Margot Stricker
Dr. Margot Stricker joined Healthy Expectations in September of 2019. She is a Fort Wayne native and graduate of South Side High School. She studied various aspects of the humanities including creative arts, literature, and women’s studies, graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in General Studies from Indiana University Southeast. Margot also completed a 200 hour Vinyasa yoga teacher training while living in Oakland, California, where she fell in love and married her husband. After starting a family and moving back to Fort Wayne, Margot attended Trine University where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Margot’s interest in pelvic floor physical therapy began during her first pregnancy as she began learning about the anatomy and function of the pelvic floor, as well as conditions that can be treated with PT. Margot is passionate about conservative treatments including physical therapy, nutrition, and behavior modification to reduce patients’ risks for invasive procedures and medications. When she is not working, Margot enjoys spending time with her two children and husband, reading, volunteering in her neighborhood, volunteering with Girl Scouts, and with Fort Wayne Derby Girls.
Dr. Emily Vanderveer joined Healthy Expectations in September of 2020. She attended Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science – Kinesiology. She attended Indiana University for her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree, where she discovered her passion for pelvic floor physical therapy. In her free time, she enjoys curling up with a good book, trying new restaurants, exploring new hiking trails and working out.