Meet Your Integrated PT Team
Integrated Physical Therapy prides itself on providing effective care with a friendly attitude. Our staff has a wide variety of experience in Physical Therapy as well as a variety of specialty areas.
Tate Van Houten - DPT, PRC, Owner and President
Tate earned his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training and Pre-Med from Simpson and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University in 2006. He has been working in the outpatient orthopaedic setting since graduating and in 2012 opened Integrated Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine. He also owns Integrated Golf Performance and is certified in Postural Restoration. He enjoys working with complicated chronic pain patients as well as golf patients and helping them realize their full potential with good biomechanics. Every year he goes to Pebble Beach and "works" at the Pro-Am. Tate is married and he likes to hunt and golf in his spare time, which is limited, as he has twins.
Bri Mooers - DPT
Bri graduated from Iowa State University with her Bachelors of Science degree in 2016, then went on to pursue and earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2019. She’s interested in general orthopedics, vestibular disorders, and working with dancers as she’s danced recreationally and competitively most of her life. Bri is a Des Moines native, growing up on Des Moines’ southside. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, biking on local trails, teaching dance lessons part-time, tailgating at ISU football games, and playing with her new puppy, Maya.
Leanne Pettit - DPT
Leanne completed her studies of biology at Drake University in 2016 then went on to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University, graduating in 2020. Leanne has interest in general orthopedics, pelvic health, and working with athletes as she has participated in softball, dance, and cheer. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, staying active, and cooking or trying new restaurants in town.
Nicole Stines - DPT, CLT-LANA
Nicole Stines, DPT, CLT-LANA, is our new lymphedema specialist that joined our clinic on August 20, 2020. She has been certified in lymphedema care since 2014. Nicole is the primary therapist, and is the contact in our clinic for manual lymph drainage, compression bandaging, and skin care and exercise progression; but will outsource the compression garment fitting to a specialized local group. Nicole has worked in a variety of clinical settings, and has experience with lymphedema from home health, hospital, skilled nursing, and outpatient facilities. She graduated from physical therapy school from Des Moines University. She resides in Ankeny with her spouse and two children. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and being outside.
Eric Held - DPT
Eric received a degree in Exercise Science from Wayne State College in 2013 before earning his doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2018. He practiced in rural Southeast Iowa in both orthopedic and acute care settings before returning to Des Moines and joining the Integrated PT team in 2021. Eric is a former high school and college athlete which drives his passion for athletics and physical wellness. Eric enjoys treating a broad range of musculoskeletal injuries, pre/post-surgical care, and vestibular disorders. He believes in a one-on-one treatment approach utilizing a broad range of therapeutic treatment styles to uncover the underlying source of pain or dysfunction and maximize patient care while preventing future injury. Outside of work Eric enjoys being outdoors, golfing, running, cycling, tailgating, and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes, and trying new restaurants in town.
Anna Harem - PTA
Anna is a native of Des Moines. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Northern Iowa in 2014 and went on to Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo to earn her Physical Therapist Assistant degree in 2017. After graduating, she moved to Loveland, Colorado and worked in outpatient orthopedics and outpatient pediatrics. She joined the Integrated team in December of 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors, cheering on ISU and the Green Bay Packers and spending time with her husband.
Von Glaser - DPT
Von graduated from the University of Iowa in 2018 with a degree in Exercise Science prior to earning his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2021. He’s interested in general orthopedics, total joint replacements, and working with athletes as he was first exposed to physical therapy in junior high school following a knee surgery. Von likes to golf, play basketball and volleyball, go out to eat, and cheer on the Iowa Hawkeyes in his free time. Von splits time between our downtown and south locations.
Teri McNeley - Reception
Teri joined the team in the fall of 2016. Prior to joining the team she had 15 plus years of experience working in the medical field. She is a Des Moines native. In her spare time she enjoys chasing her 3 sons and hanging out with her husband. She enjoys getting outside, camping with family and friends.
Kristopher VanHouten - DPT, Manager of South Location
Kris graduated from Duke University with his doctorate in physical therapy after completing his undergraduate work at Central College. He enjoys combining a multitude of treatment tools including Postural Restoration, Pain Reflex Release Technique, and dry needling in the orthopedic setting to optimize his patients' function. Outside of work, Kris enjoys spending time with friends and family, golf, cycling, fishing, hunting, and following Iowa football and Duke basketball.
Leisyl Holladay - PTA
Leisyl graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education in 1991. She worked as a personal trainer and aerobics instructor at a local health club from 1991 – 1996. She then went on to pursue her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Indian Hills Community College and graduated in 1998. Since graduating, she has been working in an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy setting treating a variety of patients from work comp, general orthopedic to post-surgical. She started with Integrated Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in November 2012.
Andrew Gibson - DPT
Drew graduated from the University of Iowa with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in December of 2016 after completing his undergraduate studies in biochemistry with a coaching endorsement at Drake University in 2014. Following graduation Drew practiced in an outpatient orthopedic setting in the Quad Cities. While at Drake he job-shadowed with Tate and formally joined the Integrated team in January of 2019. Drew is a Dubuque native and avid Hawkeye fan and enjoys all game days, especially football. In his free time Drew participates at the local YMCA, enjoys being outside, exploring new trails, and trying new restaurants.