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Physical Therapy

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Congratulations CGH Outpatient Rehab Services for receiving the February Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Award for the compassionate care shown to a patient.

"My daughter has Down’s Syndrome and has been getting therapy at the PT department on Locust St." said the nominator. "When we showed up for therapy, they had a special birthday celebration for her with hats and signs incorporated into her therapy. They just went above and beyond! They have been doing an amazing job with her, especially with her special needs. I just can’t thank them enough.”

Physical therapy can make all the difference when you’re recovering from an injury or illness. The goal of rehabilitation is to minimize your pain and improve your independence in your daily life. Physical therapists can help you understand what has happened to your body after injury or illness, then develop a plan to correct those impairments.

At CGH Medical Center, our physical therapists are movement experts. Their education, clinical expertise, and advanced specializations provide them with the knowledge to identify, diagnose, and treat your movement problems.

Our physical therapy approach

At CGH Medical Center, we understand that physical therapy is personal. That’s why we create individualized plans tailored for your body and your health goals.

The physical therapists on our team will meet with you and discuss your injury or illness. Then, we’ll create a plan that blends health education, supervised clinic exercise, and at-home practice utilizing the most up to date evidence based practice.

Our highly trained physical therapists and support staff will be at your side to ensure your maximum recovery. They’ll work with you, cheer you on, and update your doctor on your progress.

Conditions we treat

At CGH Medical Center we provide physical therapy services in the inpatient, home health, and outpatient settings. We take pride in our ability to provide care across life’s spectrum, from pediatric to sport, work, and geriatric care. Our team can provide targeted physical therapy programs, including:

  • Inpatient physical therapy
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Home health physical therapy
  • Pre/post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Work conditioning
  • Sport injury rehabilitation
  • Pediatric physical therapy
  • Pain management
  • Wound and lymphedema management
  • Pelvic Health

Our physical therapy facility

Our CGH Locust Street outpatient facility includes private and semi-private treatment rooms and one of the largest therapy gyms in the area. CGH understands that providing it’s therapists with the most up to date tools and techniques enables them to improve the quality of care they provide to our patients. Our facility includes:

  • Weight lifting machines and free weights
  • NuStep
  • Stationary bikes
  • Stair climbers
  • Treadmills
  • Ellipticals
  • Biodex Unweighting System
  • Work conditioning equipment
  • Lymphedema pumps
  • Hydrotherapy whirlpool tanks
  • Cervical and lumbar traction
  • Electrical stimulation and ultrasound equipment
  • Pediatric therapy swing, treadmill, and gait trainer
  • ImPACT Concussion Testing

Our physical therapists at the CGH Morrison Clinic taking pride in their ability to provide the same quality care as our Locust Street facility, but bring therapy closer to home for residents residing in western Whiteside County. The physical therapy department at the Morrison Clinic boasts five private treatment rooms and a large therapy gym. Therapy equipment at this facility includes:

  • Multi-station weight lifting machine
  • NuStep
  • Stationary bike
  • Elliptical
  • Lymphedema pumps
  • Cervical and lumbar traction
  • Electrical stimulation and ultrasound equipment
  • ImPACT Concussion Testing

Find out more

CGH Locust Street Medical Center and CGH Morrison Medical Center outpatient physical therapy are open Monday – Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

To find out more about our physical therapists, visit our provider directory.

For physical therapy assistants, see below:

Physical Therapists Assistants

Becca Holloway, PTA
Deb Sigel, PTA
Elizabeth Senneff, PTA
CGH Dixon Rehab
CGH Medical Center
CGH Locust Street
Leslie Lackey, PTA
Melinda Brainerd, PTA
Shari Giffin, PTA
CGH Medical Center
CGH Medical Center
CGH Locust Street
Sidney Aude, PTA
Angela Renkes, PTA
CGH Locust Street
CGH Home Nursing and CGH Medical Center