FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — FHN Northern Illinois Physical Therapy Services (NIPT) will be transitioning its staff and patients to the FHN Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation department at Burchard Hills beginning March 1, 2019. The current FHN NIPT location at 1763 S. Dirck Drive will be closed shortly thereafter.
All staff will be making this transition and patients will continue to receive the same high quality, patient-centered, physical therapy services from the NIPT therapists. In addition, patients will have increased appointment availability with therapists available from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, private treatment rooms, and a wider variety of exercise and therapy equipment in the Burchard location’s large state-of-the-art, open gym. Patients also will benefit from access to a multitude of specialty therapy services including aqua therapy, ASTYM, LSVT BIG therapy for Parkinson’s disease, lymphedema therapy, McKenzie spine therapy, Myokinesthetic therapy (MYK), pelvic rehab, personal training services, and vestibular therapy.
FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 21 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational health services, and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.