Clinic Location

Lake Zurich, Illinois
755 Ela Road.
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
phone: 847.550.9784
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WoMen's Physical Therapy Institute

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Our Team


WPTI Founders

Teri Elliott - Lynn O'BrienTeri Elliott-Burke, PT, MHS, BCB-PMD, co-owner of WoMen’s Physical Therapy Institute, is a physical therapist with over 35 years of experience. She received a Masters in Health Science from the University of Indianapolis, a certificate in physical therapy from Northwestern University Medical School and a BA from North Central College. Teri was the 1999 Illinois Physical Therapist of the Year. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL since 1999 and is on faculty with Herman Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. She has specialty training in pelvic dysfunction through the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Women’s Health Section and is a member of the International Pelvic Pain Society. Teri is certified through the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. She is also a frequent community speaker on women’s health issues.

Lynn O'Brien, President/COO and co-owner of WoMen's Physical Therapy Institute, has over 30 years experience in business operations in physical rehabilitation. Lynn's primary responsibilities include business development and marketing, and strategic and budgetary planning. Her passion for WPTI is to be an advocate for patients to maximize insurance reimbursements and to always serve them with compassion & understanding. Lynn is an elected Ela Township Trustee & has served on the Board since 2013. She served on the Board of Directors for a not for profit organization Love Inc. Southwest Lake County, an organization that supports local churches meet the needs of the community. She has served on the Executive Board of Directors for the Lake Zurich Chamber of Commerce, chairing/participating on several committees including the YEA (Young Entrepreneurs Academy) program where she served as an instructor, mentor and investment panel member. She is the Co-founder and past president of the area's largest businesswomen's networking group, WIN (Women in Networking).

Physical Therapists

Teri Elliott-Burke, PT, MHS, BCB-PMD, co-owner of WoMen’s Physical Therapy Institute, is a physical therapist with over 35 years of experience. She received a Masters in Health Science from the University of Indianapolis, a certificate in physical therapy from Northwestern University Medical School and a BA from North Central College. Teri was the 1999 Illinois Physical Therapist of the Year. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL since 1999 and is on faculty of Herman Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute since 2009. She has specialty training in pelvic dysfunction through the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Women’s Health Section and is a member of the International Pelvic Pain Society. Teri is certified through the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. She is also a frequent community speaker on women’s health issues.

Lynn Robinson, PT has over 25 years of experience in treating patients with orthopedic, neurological and sports related diagnoses. She graduated with a Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Illinois. She specializes in both acute and chronic spinal conditions and has presented at numerous seminars on functional rehabilitation for people of all ages.

Caroline Sobon, PT, MMT, DMT, FAAOMPT has 30 years of experience treating patients with orthopedic, neurological and sports related diagnoses. She graduated with a Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree from Florida International University. Caroline also received her Doctorate in Manual Therapy and Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists through The Ola Grimsby Institute.

Kim Zack, PT has over 20 years of experience as a physical therapist. Kim graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree. She treats a variety of patients with musculoskeletal and post-operative diagnoses, specializing in back and neck pain, shoulder pain, and other joint and muscle conditions. Kim also has specialized training in the treatment of incontinence and pelvic floor strengthening for men and women through the American Physical Therapy Association’s Section on Women’s Health.

Management

Shannon Sabres, office manager for WoMen's Physical Therapy Institute, received her bachelor of science in marketing from Northern Illinois University and has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Shannon's career has continued to focus on operational development and marketing/communications in physical rehabilitation. She has been in insurance reimbursements for many years and has a great appreciation for the challenges faced by patients in today's managed healthcare environment. Shannon supports the WPTI team and will always share the praises of their clinical expertise.

Office Staff

  • Suzanne Angulo
  • Cyndee Moriarty
  • Deb Ohm