Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is dedicated to restoring maximal function and range of motion, thereby helping patients return to a life of physical independence. Physical Therapy is the profession of using manual therapy, exercise, education and body mechanics to promote and restore function. It is concerned with maximizing the quality of life and movement potential of the patient. There will be a significant amount of interaction between the physical therapist, patient, and other health professionals who may be needed. At Dupage medical plaza, we have the professionals you need to receive the treatment necessary to live your life the way you want.

Patients use Physical Therapy after surgery or injury to allow get their body back into shape and live a healthy active life. This process is done with the help and supervision of physical therapists, who are licensed health care professionals that are trained in diagnosing, treating, and educating patients on an individual basis. We will use your medical history and perform a physical examination to arrive at a diagnosis. Once we have our initial diagnosis, we can create a management plan to get you back on track. With the knowledge our staff has gained over their professional careers, there will be little error in your treatment. With many years of experience, you are in good hands.

The process of Physical Therapy starts with establishing a management plan, where an individual’s case history and on-site physical examination provides reference for effective diagnosis, and the proper procedure for treatment. There may be a need to use electrodiagnostic testing, nerve conduction or electromyograms in order to get a better idea of your current situation.

Treatment is case dependent and usually lasts from one to several weeks in duration. Procedures used in treatment are specific to the type of treatment received. There are many specialties in the field of PT that could be required for your case. If this is necessary, we have a diverse staff that could be considered specialists in certain fields like cardiopulmonary, neurologic, orthopedic, pediatrics, and geriatrics. Either way, we will be able to provide you the care you need or find someone who can assist you.

Our primary goal is to help you get healthy, and we will endeavor to do so. If you are interested in speaking with our professionals, then simply schedule a consultation. To schedule a meeting with one of our experts on the Dupage Medical Physical Therapy Staff, simply fill out the contact form above, or give us a call at (630) 953-4500.