Services & specialties

At Edward-Elmhurst Health, our skilled rehabilitation therapists provide a range of services for various conditions, including, but not limited to:

Aphasia. Aphasia is a language disorder where a person experiences difficulty speaking, reading writing or understanding language.

Augmentative & alternative communication (AAC). AAC uses tools to help make communication more effective for individuals with a variety of diagnoses, including: ALS, cancer, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, stroke, etc.

Cognitive therapy. Cognitive therapy addresses cognitive difficulties to help you regain independence with self-care and improve quality of life.

Concussion management & ImPACT testing. A concussion is a traumatic injury to the brain that can cause neurometabolic changes in the brain. A concussion physical evaluation includes ImPACT computer testing.

Dementia and memory impairments. Dementia is a group of symptoms related to memory loss and overall cognitive impairment.

Fall and Balance Clinic. As we age, fall prevention should be a high priority in avoiding injury and continuing an active healthy lifestyle.

Fluency disorders. Fluency disorders, such as stuttering, occur when the flow of fluent, "natural" speech is disrupted by various behaviors.

LSVT BIG and LOUD for Parkinson’s disease. LSVT is a protocol that was developed specifically to address the movement and speech impairments for people with Parkinson’s disease.

Lymphedema Program. Lymphedema occurs when an abnormal amount of lymphatic fluid accumulates in tissue.

Motor speech disorders. Motor speech disorders result from problems with the brain’s connection to the parts of the body required for speech.

Neurological occupational therapy. A brain injury, tumor, or degenerative neurological condition can significantly impact daily living. Rehabilitation can help with upper body coordination, strength and fine motor skills to improve daily functioning.

Occupational health and worker’s compensation. This involves rehabilitation for work-related injuries and supports the philosophy of rapid return to the workplace with or without restricted duty.

Occupational therapy. Occupational therapy helps you remain active and independent, even when life takes an unexpected turn.

Orthopedic rehabilitation. Rehabilitation involves the evaluation and treatment of a variety of orthopedic conditions to help you regain mobility and health.

Pain Management Program. Pain is normal, but living in pain is not. Rehabilitation provides non-surgical, non-medical treatments of chronic pain.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Program. Rehabilitation addresses physical and developmental impairments to help children master daily life skills and succeed in the important areas of their life.

Pediatric speech and swallowing therapy. For children, proper development of speech and language skills is essential to learning, interacting with others and communicating their needs.

Pelvic floor rehabilitation. Pelvic floor rehabilitation offers a wide range of treatment options for both women and men with urinary incontinence, pelvic pain and other pelvic disorders who are seeking alternative treatments to medication and surgical techniques.

Physical therapy. Physical therapy helps individuals regain strength and rebuild skills when challenged by an illness, injury or developmental condition.

Speech therapy / Speech and language pathology. Speech therapy helps adults and children regain or master speech skills and swallowing functionality.

Spine rehabilitation. Rehabilitation aims to reduce or eliminate pain involved in back, spine and neck conditions. Our therapists are experts in the non-surgical treatment of spine injuries.

Sports rehabilitation. Sports rehabilitation aims to preserve and restore function in the musculoskeletal system following a sports injury or surgery.

Step-Down Program. This program is for current or recently-discharged patients to continue working toward their personal or long-term goals.

Stroke Recovery Program. Stroke can cause deficits in swallowing, communication and cognition.

Swallowing disorders. Swallowing disorders include difficulty chewing, consistent throat-clearing, coughing, or choking when eating, etc.

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) / Concussion. Traumatic brain injury occurs when someone experiences either a blow or penetrating injury to the head.

Upper extremity orthopedics/ Hand therapy. Rehabilitation focuses on the treatment and adaptation of bilateral upper extremity conditions from hand to shoulder, for all ages.

Vestibular rehabilitation. Vestibular rehabilitation involves hands-on, exercise, and habituation techniques designed to reduce symptoms of vertigo and dizziness, gaze instability, imbalance and falls, and motion sensitivity.

Voice disorders. Voice disorders refer to changes in vocal quality that interfere with a person’s ability to speak clearly and comfortably.