Do you suffer from an injury and you want to go back to work or to your previous normal life?  Your injury rehabilitation is complete with work conditioning in St. Johns, IL.  Here at Great Lakes Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, you can benefit from a complete line of rehabilitation services composed of:

  • Physical Therapy – mainly focuses on the large motor groups that contribute to walking, standing, reaching and other physical activities.  Therapists will work on strength, range of motion, balance and pain.
  • Occupational Therapy – mainly focuses on the patient to achieve independence and improve one’s ability to daily activities and self-care.
  • Work Conditioning – is appropriate when the injury is already healed and physical therapy is already completed.

Work Conditioning is an individualized treatment program at Great Lakes Orthopedics and Sports Medicine which is owned by Dr. Keith Pitchford.  Dr. Pitchford who is a renowned orthopedic surgeon in St. Johns together with the rest of the team members will assist in maximizing the patient’s ability to return to work.

The therapist of a work conditioning treatment will obtain thorough work descriptions and expectations of a patient.  Patients will be challenged with different exercises during the treatment which may include the use of real or simulated work conditions.  The work conditioning program prepares the patient by strengthening, conditioning and increasing work tolerance before coming back to work.

If you suffered from an injury due to sports or accidents and you want to have a fast recovery with the right treatments, come to the Great Lakes Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and experience a work conditioning program as part of your recovery.

Call us today at (219) 365-0220 to schedule your injury rehabilitation in St. Johns!