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Our board-certified, sports medicine specialists offer integrated care with access to the latest medical and surgical advances, including minimally invasive techniques that minimize pain and speed healing.


Our rehabilitation services are designed to help you heal. Our techniques are biomechanically based—so that we treat not only the acute injury, but also the underlying cause that may have led to the injury. We focus on the whole individual, including injury management and injury prevention. Our services include:

  • Inpatient care immediately following surgery
  • In-home rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation services at convenient locations

Our physical therapists take a functional-based approach that emphasizes sport-specific rehab to help you return to your highest level of activity possible.

Areas of Care


  • Arm and Elbow Injuries
  • Back, Neck and Spine Injuries
  • Headaches
  • Knee, Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Muscle Imbalances
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Tightness


Running Medicine Clinic: Learn more about our Running Medicine Clinic.

Sports Medicine

Personal Training and Injury Prevention

At Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Physical Therapy Center, we know sports medicine. Our team of athletic trainers and physical therapists create personalized training and treatment plans to help injured athletes get back in the game, from weekend warriors to high school or college athletes. Sports medicine services include:

  • Evaluation and treatment
  • Physical therapy
  • Performance enhancement
  • Movement analysis
  • Injury prevention

Sports Injuries and Conditions

Our team of sports medicine specialists treats a range of sports injuries and activity-related conditions, including:

  • Achilles tendon rupture
  • Ankle sprains
  • ACL and PCL injuries
  • Stress fracture
  • Knee pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Hamstring strain or tear
  • Tendonitis
  • Shoulder tendinitis
  • Torn rotator cuff
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Tennis elbow

Benefits of Physical Therapy

Sports medicine is an interdisciplinary approach that focuses on restoring function and/or preventing disability or injury. The physical therapists and athletic trainers at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Physical Therapy Center incorporate reconditioning exercises to:

  • Improve range of motion
  • Increase strength
  • Increase mobility
  • Enhance agility
  • Improve balance and coordination

Sports-Related Injuries

Find out about the different types of sports injuries and how they are treated.

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