Our Clinicians in Chicago, Champaign, Oak Lawn, Hinsdale, Lakeview and Norridge!

Paul Thomas
“I enjoy the challenge my patients bring. It is rewarding seeing if we can find something that was missed or a different treatment approach for those that have failed previous therapies.”

ASTYM® Therapy, Bike Fitting, Chronic pain, Dry needling, General Orthopedics, Headaches, Manual Therapy, Orthotics, Pelvic Floor (men’s/women’s health), Post Op Rehab, Runners Analysis, Spine Rehab, TMD, Vestibular Rehab, Video Gait Analysis

Liz Yerly
“I believe as physical therapists we have the unique ability to provide a missing piece in the healthcare spectrum. I want to be a resource for athletes and patients during all aspects of their care, whether for injury rehabilitation, preventative maintenance, or performance enhancements. We offer a skill set that should be utilized on a continuum that will ultimately result in overall improved function and continued wellness over time.”

Active Release Technique, Athletic Training Services, Bike Fitting, Chronic Pain, Dance Medicine/ Performing Arts, Dry needling, General Orthopedics, Graston Technique, Post Operative Rehab, Runners Analysis, Video Gait Analysis

Keelan Schmidley
Keelan SchmidleyATC
“As a Certified Athletic Trainer, I use my unique education, skill set, and clinical training to provide individualized care that enables clients to pursue a high level of activity and most importantly, a way of life that affords them fulfillment, happiness and good health. I strive to help clients obtain a pain-free way of life which ultimately allows them to push their boundaries, overcome obstacles to achieve their dreams.”

Active Release Technique, Athletic Performance, Athletic Training Services, Dance Medicine/ Performing Arts, Dry needling, General Orthopedics, Graston Technique, Runners Analysis

Gretchen Thompson
Gretchen ThompsonPT, MS, CMTPT
“While the human body has the innate ability to heal itself, each patient’s healing journey is unique. It is my job as a physical therapist to discover, initiate, and facilitate each patient’s recovery to achieve optimal results. I listen to my patients, then apply my knowledge and hands-on expertise to guide them in the right direction, then accelerate them down their healing pathway to the desired destination.”

ASTYM®Therapy, Chronic Pain, General Orthopedics, Graston Technique, Headaches, Manual Therapy, Pelvic Floor, Post Operative Rehab, Runner’s Analysis, Spine Rehab, TMD, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Vestibular Rehab

Kara Mathys
Kara MathysPT, DPT, CMPT
“One of my favorite aspects of physical therapy is problem solving for the cause of my patients’ pain. A combination of detailed questions, tests, and analysis help pinpoint the origin of pain, which can sometimes be far from where pain is felt. Once we solve that puzzle, we use different techniques to treat the symptoms AND the cause. That way, patients avoid recurring issues, which is very satisfying as a provider. “

Athletic Performance, ASTYM® Therapy, Chronic pain, Dry needling, General Orthopedics, Headaches, Manual Therapy, Post Operative Rehab, Runners Analysis, Spine Rehab, Video Gait Analysis

Courtney Odelson-Dynes
Courtney Odelson-DynesPT, DPT, c-ART
“As a practicing physical therapist, I believe it is important to listen to a person’s story and focus on delivering comprehensive, high quality care in a caring, compassionate, and fun manner in order to achieve individualized goals and facilitate a return to prior level of function. I truly enjoy utilizing my skills to assist patients in the recovery process, which ultimately leads to improved function, health and wellness. “

ACL Rehab, Active Release Technique, ASTYM® Therapy, Athletic Performance, General Orthopedics, Industrial Rehab, Manual Therapy, Overhead Athlete Rehab, Post-Op Rehab, Runners Analysis, Spine Rehab, Trigger Point Dry Needling

Jack Reuter
Jack ReuterPT
“As a Physical Therapist, I feel it is vital that the client is an active participant in their rehabilitation. I enjoy evaluating a client’s dysfunction, using manual therapy to help with their pain, and teaching corrective exercises to improve their conditions. It is important that the patients continue with their exercises, posture training, and activity modification at home for maximum benefit. I also feel it is important for Physical Therapists to be active in their community promoting health and injury prevention at local sporting events, church clubs, schools, races, and charitable events. “

ACL Rehab, Athletic Performance, General Orthopedics, Golf Rehab, Graston Technique, Industrial Rehab, Manual Therapy, Post-Op Rehab, Spine Rehab, Trigger Point Dry Needling

Shayne Cleary
Shayne ClearyPT, DPT, MTC
“As a physical therapist, I truly enjoy working with each patient to set up an individualized treatment plan in order to optimize their functional level and reach their personal goals. I believe it is imperative to find the true cause of the pain; I use my background in biomechanics and manual therapy to enable me to get to the source of the problem. Being a physical therapist is an extremely rewarding career; I love being able to make a difference in someone’s life every day.”

Applied Functional Science, Dry needling, General Orthopedics, Golf Rehab, Graston Technique, Manual Therapy, Post Operative Rehab, Runners Analysis, Spine Rehab, Video Gait Analysis

Shannon VanAntwerp
Shannon VanAntwerp PT, DPT, CMPT, FAAOMPT
“Through my experience as a physical therapist, I have learned the importance of trust between patient and therapist during the clinical decision making process. I think it is important to consider the entirety of a patient’s history, pain, and symptoms. Looking at the whole picture allows me to find the etiology of the problem and prevent further injury down the road.”

ASTYM® Therapy, Chronic pain, Dry Needling, General orthopedics, Headaches, Manual Therapy, Post operative rehab, TMD

Kamila Rylander
Kamila RylanderPT, MPT
“I love each and every day of work. As a former collegiate athlete and a mom, I understand the importance of finding balance between health, wellness, and family. I take pleasure in helping others find their balance and live healthy lives. I believe that movement is medicine and I strive every day to help the people I work with move forward.”

ASTYM® Therapy, Chronic Pain, Concussion Rehab, General Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Peripheral Neuropathy, Post-op Rehab, Prenatal/Postnatal Care, Spine Rehab, Tennis Rehab, Vestibular Rehab

Tim Rylander
Tim RylanderPT, EdD(c), MPT, OCS, CBIS
“I thoroughly enjoy what I do; I love helping people find a solution to their problems. I believe in capitalizing on a supportive, positive approach combined with sound clinical science in order to help people reach their goals and achieve new levels of function and performance.”

ASTYM® Therapy, Chronic Pain, Concussion Rehab, Dry Needling, General Orthopedics, Headaches, Manual Therapy, Neurologic Rehab, Pediatrics, Peripheral Neuropathy, Post-op Rehab, Spine Rehab, TMD, Vestibular Rehab

Kristin Morrison
Kristin MorrisonPT, DPT
“As a physical therapist I have the honor of assisting individuals with finding self-confidence and empowerment through the functional independence of their bodies. There is rarely a hard-pressed fix-all for treatment so it is important for me to utilize an unbiased, holistic approach when partnering with every patient on their journey through healing. It’s a fun and dynamic process I wholeheartedly enjoy.”

ASTYM® Therapy, General Orthopedic, Post Operative Rehab, Runners Analysis, Vestibular Rehab, Video Gait Analysis

Amanda Heuser
Amanda HeuserPTA
“As a clinician, I believe a positive attitude and an individualized treatment plan can help any patient overcome their obstacles and reach their goals. Through my personal experiences as an athlete, I have seen and experienced limitations and injuries. These experiences have helped me develop effective treatment techniques to help patients not only heal but also build confidence throughout their treatment process. The satisfaction one gets from exceeding their own personal limitations is a feeling she wants to share with others.”

Active Release Technique, ASTYM® Therapy, Athletic Performance, General Orthopedic, Post Operative Rehab

Jimmy Bedolla
Jimmy BedollaMHA, ATC
“As a Certified Athletic Trainer, I aim to get my patients to return to their normal active lifestyle as soon and as safe as possible. By utilizing my unique clinical skills, I can develop an individualized treatment plan for all my patients to assist them with optimizing their health and achieving their goals. I thoroughly enjoy seeing my patients progress to living a healthier and pain-free way of life.”

Athletic Performance, Athletic Training Services

Ashley Dunne
Ashley DunnePT,DPT,CAFS
“I like to treat each person as an individual by listening to what drives them, what factors may have impacted recovery in the past, and what I can do in order to help them reach their goals. I strongly advocate for my patients to take control of their ailments, working hard both at home and in the clinic to optimize recovery. I use a functional approach to find the origin of dysfunction and reduce chances of re-injury.”

ACL Rehab, Applied Functional Sciences, Blood Flow Restriction Therapy, Dance Medicine/Performing Arts, General Orthopedics, Graston Technique, Industrial Rehab, Manual Therapy, Overhead Athlete Rehab, Post-Op Rehab, Spine Rehab

Leo Talaganis
“I value that our profession allows us, as clinicians, to spend time and interact with our patients to determine pathology and movement dysfunction. I enjoy taking time to educate others on what their symptoms mean and how to improve their health. I believe that both a thorough orthopedic and neurological physical therapy examination paves the way for effective treatments. My advanced training with assessing joint movements and performing a comprehensive assessment of the spine and joints has allowed me to determine the best course of treatment. Routinely re-assessing the patient and seeing that they are on the right track is imperative. I find that physical therapy is an art and a science as rehabilitation is tailored to the person. I cherish being a part of an individual’s recovery and return to function.”

Acute Work Injuries, Athletic Performance, Chronic Pain, General Orthopedics, Headaches, Manual Therapy, Neurological Rehab, Spine Rehab, Shoulder Rehab for Athletes, TMD

Liane Salzer
Liane SalzerATC
“As a Certified Athletic Trainer, my goal is to have my high school athletes safely playing the game that they love. I use my unique skills and education to provide treatment for my athletes for acute and chronic injuries that may arise in sports. I enjoy seeing my athletes achieve their goals and be able to continue on in their sport with a pain free way of life.”

Athletic Training Services

Bill Peterson
Bill PetersonPT, DPT
“I enjoy the challenge of finding the cause of a patient’s pain or impairment by performing a thorough evaluation. I believe it is our job, as Physical Therapists, to individualize each patient’s plan of care with a unique treatment approach in order to determine how to help them get back to what they enjoy doing.”

ASTYM® Therapy, Blood Flow Restriction, General Orthopedics, Overhead Athletes, Post-op Rehab, Shoulder Rehab, Spine Rehab, Video Throwing Analysis

Chris Harter
Chris HarterPT, DPT, ATC
“As a Physical Therapist, I cherish the opportunity to positively impact patients’ lives and I continually strive to provide high-quality, patient-centered care. I approach every day with positivity and passion as I facilitate patients in achieving their individual functional goals.”

ASTYM® Therapy, Athletic Performance, Athletic Training Services, General Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Post-Op Rehab, Spine Rehab

Barb Sprague
Barb SpraguePTA
“As a PTA, I enjoy working with a variety of patient ages and diagnoses and getting them back to doing what they want. One of my favorite aspects of my job is when a patient is excited at what they have been able to accomplish, either during a therapy session or at their job or sport. I love helping them feel better and achieve their goals.”

ASTYM® Therapy, Chronic Pain, General Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Post-op Rehab, Spine Rehab

Lauren Buck
Lauren BuckPT, DPT
“Physical therapy provides me with the ability to engage in problem solving and allows me to be a clinician that is truly integrated into a patient’s recovery. I aim to always be an active participant in each’s patients’ progress by fostering personal connections while continuously developing as a practitioner by learning new skills and techniques. I enjoy utilizing a hands-on, manual therapy approach while integrating principals I have learned from my interest in neurologic rehabilitation and pediatric physical therapy in order to foster recovery and prevent re-injury.”

Adolescent ACL Rehab, General Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Neurological/Stroke Rehabilitation, Pediatric, Physical Therapy, Post-op Rehab, Spine Rehab

Kyle Watson
Kyle WatsonATC
“As an athletic trainer I strive in providing the best quality of care to my athletes. Being present from the time of injury all the way to return to play brings along a special bond with the injured athlete that they truly appreciate. It is that athlete-clinician relationship that makes my job worth it and seeing an athlete come full circle to return to play is rewarding on so many levels.”

Athletic Training Services

Trae Moberly
Trae MoberlyPTA
“As a PTA I strive to make a positive impact on each and every person that I work with. The ability to be active & mobile without pain is one thing that I know each person deserves the right to have. Mobility is a true importance of daily living and I aspire to help people further their physical health through PT”

Bob Griffin
Bob GriffinPT, DPT, SCS
“Being a physical therapist allows me the privilege to work with a diverse patient population that may include someone that has had a major orthopedic surgery to someone who is suffering from general aches and pains. I enjoy interacting with all of my patients, designing a personalized plan of care specifically to benefit the goals of each patient, and seeing the progression of patients who may walk in on crutches, but on their last day are able to run, jump, return to sport or work. Those are just some of the aspects that are very rewarding and what makes our physical therapy profession so valuable to everyone.”

ASTYM® Therapy, General Ortho, Post Op, Athletic Performance, Overhead Athlete, Runners Analysis, Industrial Rehabilitation
Rachel Richard
Rachel Richard PT, DPT
“Being a PT means advocating for my patients and my profession. Being a spokesperson for my patients with family members, other PTs, and other healthcare providers is something that is very important to me. As a PT I feel very passionate about educating my patients on the importance of movement even when they may believe moving is only going to make things worse. I stand by the motto, “Motion is lotion!” and firmly believe if a patient is educated properly on their condition and the benefits of PT, they will have better adherence to therapy and an overall better prognosis.”

General orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Post-Op Rehab, Spine Rehab