Step Down Program

Edward-Elmhurst Rehabilitation is now offering a Step-Down Program to our current or recently-discharged patients to continue working toward their personal or long term goals.

This program is designed for those who no longer need to see their physical therapist for individualized sessions more than once a week, but are interested in continuing strengthening and conditioning.


  • One-on-one or group training with a certified personal trainer and Edward-Elmhurst trained exercise rehab specialist
  • Group sizes are small and create cost savings for you
  • Groups are 4-6 people and are preset 6-week long programs for $40 per person
  • Group training is available for patients with balance issues, Parkinson’s Disease and post-operative strengthening for joint replacements
  • Individual sessions with a trainer are $30 per session, paid at time of each visit Sessions last for 45 minutes with an 8 visit max

Benefits of the Step-Down Program:

  • Increase muscle strength or tone to perform difficult tasks
  • Increase stamina or cardiovascular conditioning
  • Decrease excess body weight Improve flexibility
  • Continue to increase stability or strength in areas where excess motion is causing dysfunction and pain
  • Graded or gradual return to previously enjoyed or required activities
  • Trainers work in a team approach with your therapist
  • Comfortable with all ages and populations