Physical Therapy Specialist

Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Centers

Orthopaedic Surgeons & Sports Medicine located in Lincoln Square & Wicker Park, Chicago, IL

To help you heal fully and regain normal function after an injury, Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers offers the convenience of onsite physical therapy services at their offices in Lincoln Square and Wicker Park, Chicago. Each physical therapy program is customized to meet your needs and focuses on getting you back to a healthy, active life. Learn more about the benefits of physical therapy for your recovery by calling the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers office nearest you or by requesting a consultation online now.

Physical Therapy Q & A

What is physical therapy? 

Physical therapy combines therapeutic exercises and manual techniques that focus on building your strength and flexibility following an injury, during your recovery from surgery, or as a treatment for a degenerative condition. 

The skilled physical therapists at Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers are all accredited and highly-experienced in creating custom therapy plans to ensure your safety and health. 

Using information about your injury, disease, and overall health, your therapist focuses on relieving your pain and improving your mobility through:

  • Exercise
  • Physical agents
  • Thermal modalities
  • Manual manipulations 

Electrotherapeutic modalities using the latest technologies are also available on-site and the team customizes each session to help you receive the maximum benefit.

Why should I consider physical therapy?

Your Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers doctor may recommend physical therapy to increase the efficiency of your recovery after a surgery or as a general treatment for conditions like:

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Osteoporosis
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Joint injury or disease
  • Chronic pain in the back and neck

You may also benefit from physical therapy if you have neuro-orthopaedic conditions, like carpal tunnel syndrome or sciatica. 

The specialists at Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers may also recommend physical therapy for a variety of work-related and sports-related injuries. 

What can I expect during my first physical therapy appointment?

During your initial physical therapy appointment, your therapist reviews your medical history and your existing health to determine which therapeutic techniques are right for you. 

They also perform a physical evaluation. You may be asked to walk around or make certain movements, so your therapist can assess your range of motion and note any limitations. Other things that your therapist evaluates include:

  • Balance
  • Endurance
  • Motor function
  • Muscle strength
  • Neuromotor function

This information provides insight into your specific needs, and your therapist discusses the proposed treatment plan for your physical therapy sessions, including how often you can expect to need therapy.

The goal of physical therapy is to restore function in the affected areas of your body and prolong or prevent the need for surgery when you have conditions like arthritis or osteoporosis. 

If you are receiving physical therapy following a surgical procedure, such as a joint replacement, your therapist focuses on pain relief and helping you heal fully. 

To find out if physical therapy would be a beneficial part of your recovery from an orthopaedic injury or to manage a chronic condition, call Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers or request an appointment online now. 

Our Services

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Joint Replacement

Do your knees ache with every step you take? Is your shoulder so stiff in the morning that it refuses to move? Have you considered having a joint replacement surgery, but aren’t sure if it’s right for you? Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers' highly trained team can help you determine if a joint replacement is suitable for you.

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Fractures

More than one million fractures happen every year in the United States. If this statistic includes you, seek treatment right away to increase your chances of making a full recovery. The experienced orthopaedic specialists at Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers diagnose and treat fractures to get you on the road to recovery quickly.

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Sports Medicine

Sports injuries are common, but getting the proper care needed to make a full recovery is essential if you’re an athlete. The specialists at Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers offer comprehensive sports medicine services to get you back on the rink, court, or field as quickly as possible.

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Pain and Injuries Treated

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Ankle & Foot Injuries

Ankle and foot injuries are common, especially if you play sports or have a chronic disease. Schedule an appointment with Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers to learn more about your options.

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Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder injuries occur in your shoulder joint, which connects your torso to your upper arm. The joint is made up of bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage. Shoulder injuries are common, but you don’t have to live with the pain they often cause.

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Knee Pain

Knee pain is common, affecting most people at some point within their lifetime. Whether knee pain is due to an injury or degeneration associated with a disease, the experienced orthopaedic specialists at Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers offer solutions.

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Hand and Wrist Pain

Hand and wrist pain can disrupt your life, causing problems with work, leisure-time activities, and ordinary daily routines. If you have persistent hand and wrist pain, it’s time to find out why and determine how to stop it.

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Back & Neck Pain

While common, neck and back pain can significantly diminish your quality of life. Fortunately, help is within reach at Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers. The skilled medical team finds the root cause of your discomfort and treats it to give you the relief you deserve.

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Hip Pain

If you struggle to walk because of persistent hip pain, it’s time to consider your options for treatment. The team at Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to ease pain and restore your hip function based on your individual needs.

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Elbow Pain

Elbow pain often results from overuse, and can significantly affect your ability to play sports or complete simple everyday tasks. Our experienced orthopaedic specialists offer solutions to ease elbow pain and restore your quality of life.

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Foot Pain

Foot pain can drastically hinder your quality of life by limiting mobility. If you experience long-lasting or severe foot pain, our experienced orthopaedic specialists offer conservative, medicinal, and surgical options for treating foot pain to get you back on your feet.

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