Amy has been working as a physical therapist for the past 10 years after graduating from the University of Illinois Chicago in 2004 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has extensive experience over her career working in outpatient orthopedics with many different types of patients with various joint pains and injuries as well as pre-operative and post-operative diagnoses.
Amy has also expanded her clinical skills working in different settings to continue to develop her knowledge to better able her to help more patients. She has experience working with women’s health patients with diagnoses such as pre- and post-pregnancy conditions and issues after breast surgeries such as lymphedema or shoulder pain. Amy is also certified to fit patients for custom molded orthotics which can help patients with various conditions such as plantar fasciitis, knee pain, or hip pain. Amy also has experience treating patients with dizziness and vestibular diagnosis such as BPPV.
Amy is passionate about working with each patient one on one to learn what their goals are for physical therapy and to ensure that all patients decrease pain and return to their daily activities. She achieves this through a team approach and uses various manual therapy skills as well as exercises to develop a treatment plan for each individual patient based on their needs.