Susan Ackerman is a physical therapist who strives to provide the highest quality of care. She has worked in a variety of settings including orthopedics, women’s health, and cardiopulmonary. She is passionate about helping people with pelvic pain, low back pain, hip pain, and abdominal pain, especially in pregnancy and postpartum, achieve their goals.
Susan completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at University of Nevada – Las Vegas, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University. She has also completed a 450-hour Pilates teacher training program through The Pilates Center in Boulder, CO and Visceral Manipulation coursework through Barral Institute.
Susan takes a holistic approach with her patients and tailors treatments to each individual. Her treatment philosophy is evidence-informed and uses a combination of manual therapies, education, exercise, and functional activities to help people improve their quality of life.
Outside of her career, Susan spends time gardening, hiking, knitting/crocheting, cooking, and doing yoga. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exploring new places, good food, and outdoor activities.