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Athletico Physical Therapy Opens in Highland

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HIGHLAND, Ill — Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a new location in Highland on Monday, October 25th and is conveniently located in Highland Crossing Shopping Center, near Walmart at IL-143 and Troxler Ave. This location offers convenient hours, including early mornings, late evenings and doesn’t require a referral or prescription to start treatment. To learn more, or to schedule a free assessment, visit athletico.com/HighlandIL.

Athletico is committed to keeping employees and patients safe during COVID-19 and has taken several measures including additional screening procedures, enhanced cleaning practices and appropriate distancing of patients during treatment sessions. In addition to in-clinic treatment at the Highland clinic, Athletico is also offering telehealth virtual treatment options where patients can connect with a Therapist through a secure online video chat.

“Opening a clinic in Highland is really exciting because I know I can make a meaningful impact on others in this community,” said Luke Makler, PT, DPT, COMT and Clinic Manager of Athletico Highland. “I enjoy my job because every day is different. Each patient’s needs are different and it’s my job to motivate and educate them in their recovery journey.”

Services available at Athletico Highland include:

  • Physical therapy – Our physical therapists treat you to reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and to help you remain at your optimal health without further risk of injury. We also offer joint replacement therapy, headache treatment, concussion therapy and more.
  • Free assessments – If you have a strain, sprain or nagging pain, you can see one of our experts for a free, 30-minute assessment. We evaluate your injury and recommend treatment. If needed, we can begin treatment immediately, no referral necessary. Please note, restrictions apply.
  • Work injuries – We are committed to helping everyone practice safety at work. Our workers’ compensation specialists are trained to assess workplace environments and worker behaviors to provide customized intervention techniques and programs. In addition to treating injuries that occur on the job, our services include work conditioning, ergonomics, post-offer/pre-employment testing and more.
  • Concussion rehabilitation – Our team provides concussion management and return to participation (RTP) programs for individuals who have sustained a concussion and are looking to return to school, sport or work. After sustaining a concussion, a protocol is used to safely progress a patient or athlete’s return to daily function and eventually back to full participation in their activities.
  • Back pain/spine rehabilitation – Although common, back pain is often misunderstood and left untreated can result in a prolonged recovery. Our back pain specialists help eliminate pain quickly and get you back to doing the things you love. This can help you reduce or eliminate the need for medication or advanced imaging and possibly surgery.

Additionally, Athletico Highland:

  • Accepts all major insurance plans so you don’t need to worry about your visits not being covered.
  • Offers convenient hours, including early mornings and late evenings.
  • No referral or prescription needed to start treatment.
  • Schedules each initial evaluation quickly, sometimes the same or next day, but always within 24-48 hours.
  • Provides ongoing patient education on diagnosis, treatment plans and prescribed home-exercise programs.
  • Practices clear, consistent communication between therapist, physician and patient regarding progress.

Athletico Highland
12551 State Route 143
Highland, IL 62249
Phone: 618-701-9711
athletico.com/HighlandIL
HighlandIL@athletico.com

ABOUT ATHLETICO
Athletico Physical Therapy provides the highest quality orthopedic rehabilitation services to communities, employers and athletes in over 560 locations throughout thirteen states with more than 5,000 employees. Athletico is committed to our patients and referring physicians through our patient-centric focus, positive work environment, attention to quality and high standard of care. Athletico measures patient outcomes and satisfaction and is dedicated to continuous improvement. Athletico was named #1 Workplace in Chicago, “Best Physical Therapy Practice in the Nation” by ADVANCE magazine, Top Workplace in the Nation and has been recognized as a leader in employee volunteering and charitable giving. Our services include physical and occupational/hand therapy, workers’ compensation, women’s health therapy, concussion management and athletic training. For more information, or to schedule a free assessment in-clinic or now online with our virtual free assessments, visit www.athletico.com and follow us on Twitter at @athletico.

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