WHY CHOOSE US?
GOT PAIN? We can help.
Avoid the crowded, big-box clinics and experience the private practice difference.
We offer comprehensive, evidence-based, individualized treatments for all of your aches and pains.
We offer the highest level of physical therapy services in the greater Chicagoland area.
We specialize in Pilates-based rehab, which puts an emphasis on relearning how to move correctly and in a pain-free manner. We also have a large gym area that can accommodate any orthopedic rehabilitation (from a child's sprained ankle to professional athletes.)
We know you have options when it comes to physical therapy, but we can assure you that the individualized, hands-on treatment you receive at River North Physical Therapy is the best there is.
MEET DR. STEPHANIE OWENS-BURKHART, PT, DPT, CSCS, DNCERT, CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR
Stephanie Owens-Burkhart is a 2nd generation Doctor of Physical Therapy who has been lead clinician and operator of Orthopedic Physical Therapy Services and Refresh Pilates & Wellness in the SW suburb of Homer Glen. The clinic has flourished for over 30 years (it was started by her mother!) and she has always wanted to bring the magic of a family owned and operated private practice to the city. She is realizing her dream now with River North Physical Therapy. The 5000 + square foot loft space is an amazing setting for your journey out of pain and into good health.
She is a graduate of the University of Miami Doctorate of Physical Therapy program (Go Canes!). She has her BS in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University. She is Pilates for Rehabilitation certified through one of the world’s leading Pilates programs – Polestar Pilates. In addition, she has her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy and Illinois Physical Therapy Associations, and is certified in Dry Needling and CranioSacral Therapy.
Dr. Owens-Burkhart is committed to treating the patient in a holistic manner, using a variety of techniques, such as: manual therapy, identifying and correcting muscle imbalances, Pilates and yoga inspired exercises, as well as functional movement screening and sport-specific training/rehab programs. As an athlete herself, she is well educated on developing treatment programs to both rehab existing injuries and preventing future injuries. With her broad skill set, she is focused on developing an effective and individualized plan of care for her patients.
Stephanie loves traveling, Pilates!, CrossFit, Yoga, Meditation, trying new restaurants, drinking good wine and going on every new adventure that she can!