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Rehabilitative Treatments

Palos Health's Rehabilitation Therapy Services provides both comprehensive physician consultation and testing, as well as Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy services in the Palos Heights area. Ongoing communication between the patient, therapist and physician is regarded as a means to integrate the best treatment interventions for you and your condition.

Physician Consultation/EMG Testing

   EMG Appointment

Call 708-923-5055 to schedule an appointment for an EMG with one of our physiatrists

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians, often referred to as physiatrists, are available to assist with a variety of disorders that cause pain, difficulty walking, swelling, wounds, or other orthopaedic and neurologic conditions. In addition, they are board-certified in conducting Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity tests, which often are ordered to evaluate various neurological conditions.

Located within the Rehabilitation Therapy Services Department at Palos  Hospital in Palos Heights, IL, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians are available to evaluate and assess your problems, and prescribe the necessary tests, medications, therapies or outside referrals in a safe and friendly environment.

Physical Therapy

The physical therapists and physical therapist assistants at Palos Health in the Palos Heights and Orland Park areas are experts in managing a variety of causes of pain and immobility, including many orthopaedic, neurological, women's health and wound related conditions.

Stay on track for the best recovery possible with the personalized program of physical therapy available through Palos Health facilities. When you work with our expert rehabilitative services staff, you get more than a series of movements or exercises. You learn what you need to know to keep yourself in good shape.

With our multidisciplinary approach, you have access to a wide range of services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy—all designed to help support your specific needs.

Occupational Therapy

The occupational therapists at Palos Health specialize in managing injuries and conditions, specifically those affecting the fingers, hands, wrists and elbows. Whether your symptoms are orthopaedic, neurological or congenital in nature, the occupational therapists at Palos Health are available to help you get back to your daily and/or occupational needs.

Speech Therapy

The speech therapists at Palos Health are experts in assisting individuals in managing conditions affecting their speech and swallowing. In addition to providing therapy to individuals of all ages, speech therapists also assist in video swallow studies, which assess swallowing ability.


Whatever your ailment, disorder or condition, the Rehabilitation Therapy Services team at Palos Health is here to help. With modern equipment and a welcoming environment, our therapists will partner with you and your physician to help you reach your full potential. A variety of physical, occupational and speech therapy treatments are available, including but not limited to:

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Biofeedback Training
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Compression
  • Lymphedema
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Manual Therapy
  • Mobility Training
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy/Urinary Incontinence
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Splinting
  • Swallow Evaluations
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)
  • Therapeutic Exercise with Modern Equipment
  • Various Heat/Cold & Electrical Modalities
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation/Balance
  • Wound Care
  • Work Conditioning/Functional Capacity Evaluations


Getting the Most Out of Treatment

In an effort to provide comprehensive and efficient care, our therapists will:

  • Answer your questions
  • Educate you on your condition  
  • Instruct you in preventive care and management strategies 
  • Implement recent treatment initiatives in our plan of care 
  • Respect your time and wishes
  • Treat you with respect

In an effort to gain the most out of every treatment session, we recognize the patient's involvement. Therefore, we ask you to:

  • Arrive on time for your appointment
  • Ask questions
  • Cancel or reschedule your appointment 24 hours in advance
  • Communicate with your therapist on your goals and expectations
  • Comply with your home program
  • Provide detailed information to your therapist about your medical history