Our Staff

Anna Palkin

Anna Palkin, PT

Rutherford Clinic Director

NJ PT License # 40QA01266400

Anna received her Physical Therapy Degree from Daemen College, Buffalo, New York. Being a competitive swimmer while growing up, she took an interest in sports and rehabilitation early which led her to a career in Physical Therapy. After graduating college, she began her professional career in New York City, working in an outpatient orthopedic clinic with emphasis on sports rehabilitation. Her experience there enabled her to advance clinically and professionally. 

Anna developed a particular interest in rehabilitation following ACL repair and injury prevention. While in NYC, she worked with school-age soccer players, recreational adult soccer and rugby teams. Anna enjoys teaching physical therapy students as a part of her clinical experience and is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor. After moving to New Jersey and choosing Excel, Anna continues to hone her skills and interest in orthopedic rehabilitation. 

Outside of the clinic, Anna enjoys traveling around the country, Europe and Central America. She enjoys adventure trips, while experiencing local cuisine and wines, beach vacations, as well as just enjoying family time in upstate New York. New York City continues to be the place where she spends most of her time, enjoying new restaurants, concerts and sightseeing.