Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Spine, Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Spine & Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation provides services for patients of all ages requiring physical rehabilitation services for back, neck and other musculoskeletal conditions, which include sports and work-related injuries. Customized treatment plans are developed using state-of-the-art equipment and diagnostic tools. The over-riding goal being to help the patient manage their condition more effectively and facilitating recovery with emphasis placed on prevention of re-injury.

The treatment plan comprises not only medical care and specialized therapies (physical, occupational, massage, acupuncture, chiropractic and spinal injection) but may also incorporate athletic training and orthotics.

Spine and Sports Rehabilitation Centers (SSRC) are outpatient facilities of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, with a strong emphasis on rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions and sports medicine. Comprehensive musculoskeletal services are also offered at several other AbilityLab locations.