PHYSICAL THERAPY

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INDIVIDUALIZED EXERCISE REGIMEN Whether you’ve undergone surgery, are recovering from or coping with an illness, or bouncing back from an injury, you want to reclaim your life as quickly as possible. At Oak Brook Care, that is our goal, too. Our skilled professionals with advanced clinical proficiency work individually with each patient and his or her prescribing physician to create customized care treatment. A full range of therapies, a spacious facility filled with state-of-the-art equipment and a supportive environment all contribute to helping you improve functional mobility, rebuild strength and get back to your daily activities as much as possible. Before you begin one of our programs, you will undergo a physical exam and an exercise evaluation to assess your functional work capacity. We thenRead More +

ORTHOPEDIC RECOVERY

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Recovering from a hip or knee replacement or surgery following a fracture can be challenging. Oak Brook Care is an ideal place to take the next step in your recovery. Oak Brook Care’s Orthopedic Recovery Team includes physical therapists, occupational therapists, wound care nurses and our on-site physiatrist (a doctor who specializes in rehabilitation). Your clinical team will work closely with your orthopedic surgeon to follow his or her protocols for an optimal recovery. Our goal is to send you home with endurance, strength and a full range of motion. Our state of the art Therapy Gym is the perfect place to rebuild your strength and endurance.  Encouraging therapists will help you expand your range of motion and increase your number of steps.  In addition, they willRead More +

CARDIAC RECOVERY

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    Being diagnosed with a heart condition can feel life changing. But it doesn’t have to be. You can lower your risk of future heart problems and enjoy a healthier future through a medically-supervised cardiac rehabilitation program. A comprehensive and customized Oak Brook Care rehab program can help:   Restore cardiac health so you can resume everyday activities. Decrease cardiac symptoms and potential complications. Optimize your cardiovascular performance and quality of life. Identify cardiac risk factors and develop a heart healthy lifestyle to mitigate those risks. Cope with the emotional effects of your condition. Reduce your risk for future heart problems. Recover faster and return to a full, productive life.   WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE IMPROVED HEART HEALTH.   Cardiac rehabilitation isRead More +

NEUROLOGICAL AND STROKE RECOVERY

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Strokes and traumatic brain injuries affect each person a little differently. The sooner you begin the rehabilitation process the better, because most improvements occur during the first three to six months, with additional progression over time. Depending on the extent of your trauma, you may be pleasantly surprised with how much function you can achieve through personalized care and rehabilitation. At Oak Brook Care, our expert Neurological and Stroke Recovery team’s key goal is to help you regain independence and improve your quality of life. Together, we’ll practice new skills, help you relearn old ones and determine practical ways to live your best post-stroke or traumatic brain injury life. The customized rehabilitation program we create – in conjunction with your neurologist – is as individual asRead More +

PULMONARY REHABILITATION

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Shortness of breath – from emphysema, COPD, asthma, or other chronic respiratory disorders or surgeries of the lung – can make everyday activities like walking or climbing stairs become anxiety-provoking and challenging. Our Oak Brook Care Pulmonary Rehabilitation team is here to help you learn to breathe and function at the highest possible level. Coordinated by our on-staff pulmonologist, your rehabilitation team will work right along with you to design an exercise program so you can progress at your own pace. Your oxygen level, heart rate and blood pressure will be consistently monitored so you can consistently feeling safe and confident. Your exercise will be backed by education and support, to introduce you to effective breathing and relaxation techniques and ways to perform everyday tasks without exertingRead More +

HOLISTIC HEALING

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The healing scent of lavender to soothe your mind and relieve stress. A therapeutic massage to enhance mobility, increase flexibility and promote well-being. Guided imagery to direct the imagination to aid relaxation and healing. When used in coordination with conventional care, these therapies can boost your power of healing. Holistic means treating the whole person, not just the injured or affected area. Our goal is to help you not only recover, but regain your physical and emotional health in as short a time as possible. We provide a wide array of holistic treatments, with a concentration on aromatherapy, medical massage and guided imagery. Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy is one of our patients’ favorite programs and we understand why! Natural oils extracted from flowers, barks, stems, leaves, rootsRead More +

PILLARS OF HEALTH

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Our Pillars of Health are used to support each individual patient with a holistic and natural enhancement to maintaining a healthy lifestyle now and forever. REST A key component to healing is rest. More and more research has been done over the years to support this concept. At Oak Brook Care, we do everything we can to eliminate noise and provide a peaceful and quiet atmosphere. We encourage our physicians to schedule your medications be taken between the hours of 6:00am and 9:00pm so that you can have uninterrupted sleep. Do not disturb signs are provided for you to place on your door when you need some peace and quiet, or just want to take a nap. RELAXATION Stress is a major cause of illness and can lead to anxietyRead More +