Welcome to Lakes Area Physical Therapy



Here at Lakes Area Physical Therapy your health and safety is our number one priority. That is why we are implementing the following:

  • Following CDC guidelines

  • Limiting the number of clients’ allowed in the clinic so there is no wait and less exposure

  • Thoroughly cleaning and sanitizing the clinic before and after each client

  • Private treatment rooms

  • No waiting room so you are seen right away

  • Masks and gloves available




General Physical Therapy

John Van Susteren, P.T.

John is a 1987 graduate of UW Madison and has been practicing physical therapy for 32 years. John expanded his career with an emphasis in sports, back, neck, and work injuries. He has worked in rehabilitation, neurology and orthopedics. In addition, John was the Director of Physical Therapy before successfully opening Lakes Area Physical Therapy in 1998. In his free time John enjoys cycling, hiking, and winter sports.

Hand Rehabilitation Services

Kim Cuculi, MS, OT/L, CHT

Kim graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy and a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics.  She has a diverse work history including Outpatient and Inpatient Rehabilitation, Medical sales, Research & Development of therapy products, Upper Extremity Rehabilitation and Ergonomic consulting.  In addition, she received a Certification in Hand Therapy.  Her interests include splinting and prosthetics.  In her spare time she enjoys water sports, skiing, and camping with family.



Mon: 10:30am - 5pm

Tue: 9am - 1pm

Wed: 10:30am - 5pm

Thurs: 9am - 1pm

Fri: 10:30am - 5pm

Sat / Sun: Closed

East Troy Location: By Appointment Only


Contact Us

(262) 248-9902

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Frequently Asked Questions


How soon can I get an appointment at LAPT?

Being a private practice, we take pride in striving to get our patients in between 48 and 72 hours of request. Simply call, email, or chat with us here and we will happily get you scheduled at your, and our soonest convenience. We look forward to hearing from you!

What insurance providers does LAPT accept?

We accept a wide range of insurances including, but not limited to:

  • Medicare

  • WPS

  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield

  • Humana

  • WEA

  • Anthem

  • Workman's Compensation

  • United Healthcare (UMR)

  • AARP

Don't see your provider listed? Give us a call and we will work with you!​

Do I need a prescription from my primary doctor?

Yes! We will require a prescription and our staff is trained to happily assist you in this process should you need.