Welcome to Our Practice

Wellness First Physical Therapy, Downers Grove, IL

Welcome! The physical therapy professionals at Wellness First Physical Therapy are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a website loaded with valuable information about disorders, injuries, prevention and treatments related to physical therapy. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your physical well-being.

Our website also provides you with background about our physical therapists, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in Downers Grove and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose Wellness First Physical Therapy, you're working with physical therapists and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Wellness First Physical Therapy's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our Downers Grove office at any time to request an appointment

Our Location

3010 Highland Parkway, Downers Grove IL 60515

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • Spinal Mobilization Therapy

    Spinal mobililization is a therapy technique used to treat back and neck pain and stiffness. The bones in the back, known as vertebrae, are surrounded by small muscles, which can get tight as a result of trauma, injury or disease. This can lead to pain, stiffness and restricted range of motion for activities ...

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  • Therapeutic Exercises

    Therapeutic exercises refers to a wide range of physical activities that focuses on restoring and maintaining strength, endurance, flexiblity, stability and balance. The goal of therapeutic exercises is to return an injured patient to a fully functioning, pain-free state. A physical therapist begins ...

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  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

    TENS is a small, battery-operated electrical stimulation device that is used to treat a wide range of soft tissue, muscle and nerve injuries or diseases. TENS blocks pain signals to the brain and spinal cord. A single frequency, electrical current is passed through the skin to the deep tissue in order ...

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  • Soft Tissue Mobilization

    Soft tissue in the human body is made up of muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia. The soft tissue supports joint action. After a trauma, soft tissue can shorten, restricting the natural movement of a joint. Inflammation causes soft tissue thickening, which can also impede joint function. Soft tissue ...

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  • Range of Motion Exercises

    Range of motion refers to the distance and direction a joint moves between a flexed (bent) position and an extended (stretched) position. It also refers to therapeutic exercises designed to increase this distance in a joint's movement. A number of health issues contribute to restricted range of motion, ...

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  • Laser Light Therapy

    Also known as Infrared Light Therapy, laser light therapy promotes tissue repair and natural healing in and around bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons. A small machine targets red and near infrared light waves at an injured part of the body. It provides temporary relief of minor muscle aches, ...

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  • Mobility Aids

    Also known as ambulatory devices, mobility aids refers to any device that assists a person with walking or improves mobility. These devices help prevent falls, take the weight off of a leg injury, or provide a mechanized system of mobility for those who cannot walk. Mobility aids include: Canes Crutches Walkers Wheelchairs Motorized ...

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  • Joint Mobilization

    Joints are points in the body where two bones meet. They are surrounded by soft tissue, which is susceptible to injury or disease. Joint mobilization is a physical therapy technique designed to relieve pain and muscle spasms, release tension and improve flexibility in a joint. By increasing the client’s ...

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  • IFC (Inferential Current Therapy)

    IFC is an electronic device used to stimulate nerve endings in deep tissue in order to reduce swelling, relieve pain, stop muscle spasms, increase blood flow and support healing. IFC is a technology used to treat many muscle, soft tissue and nerve diseases or injuries, such as: Rheumatoid arthritis Osteoarthritis Back ...

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  • Iontophoresis

    Iontophoresis uses an electrical charge to deliver medication through the skin. Known as a transdermal drug delivery system, this non-invasive method is used by physical therapists for the application of anti-inflammatory medications, usually in cases where tendons, bursa or muscles are swollen or irritated. Iontophoresis ...

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