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START YOUR RECOVERY, START WITH EMERY PHYSICAL THERAPY

ഫിസിയോതെറാപ്പി /  ફિઝિયોથેરપી

Emery Physical Therapy is a private practice orthopedic rehabilitation practice in Mount Prospect - Des Plaines and serves the Northwest Suburbs.  We exist to help our patients, friends, family, and neighbors  improve their quality of life through movement and elimination of pain with the use of skilled, hands-on, personalized treatment.  Our mission is to  help patients in the Northwest Suburbs and neighboring communities avoid the difficulties of surgery and reduce their dependence on long-term use of prescription pain medications and their accompanying side effects. We work one-on-one with patients to ensure that their recovery is full and lasting. We combine education and exercises to prevent injuries from recurring.

We offer a unique recovery experience different from hospital and corporate chain settings.  We do this by taking the time for one-on-one care and by getting to know you and your unique circumstances. Our physical therapists hold advanced degrees and are certified to provide the latest evidence-based treatments to help you restore your normal living style as quickly as possible and return to your active self.

Since our opening in 2000, Emery has grown from physician referrals to patients referring friends and family members. That’s important to us because it means we’re providing the kind of expert, effective, hands-on care that people trust.  We believe that your rehab is a partnership, and you're the most important partner. We will evaluate and assess the root cause of your problem  and develop a personalized treatment plan to help you return to what you love. You will be treated in a private setting where your needs come first.  We will work with you to help achieve your goals.

Our physical therapists bring over 18 years of experience  and provide cutting edge treatment options to ensure your quick recovery.  We have extensive experience and expertise in treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.  When you step through our door you will experience the compassion, positive attitude, and hands-on approach we bring to our job everyday. We’re enthusiastic, motivated and positive with every patient who steps into our facility. You’ll find that we are committed to your health and wellbeing and will be there every step of the way along your path to recovery. 

Get Started Today

When you’re in pain, you want to achieve maximum results with treatment as soon and as conveniently as possible. We work hard to ensure you can see a physical therapist within 24 hours of your first call at our physical therapy center.  You have the right to choose your Physical Therapy Provider. Choose the best.  To schedule an appointment, please contact us at 847-786-2014.


Philip Olasa - PT, MPT, OCS, CMT

Philip Olasa was born in Kerala, India and was raised in Elmhurst, IL where he still resides. He was introduced to health care early on by his mother who was a nurse.

Philip earned his degree at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, and his Master of Physical Therapy degree (MPT) in 1999 from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. Philip is Board Certified in Orthopedics (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association and is Certified in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (CMT).  

After working at larger corporate chain physical therapy center, he started Emery Physical Therapy in 2000 to provide quality, hands-on, personal physical therapy care.  For the last 18 years, he has specialized in private out-patient orthopedic and manual therapy spinal care.  He has attended numerous continuing education courses and certifications including differential diagnosis, vestibular rehabilitation, dry needling therapy, trigger point release treatment, osteopathic manual therapy, and advanced spinal treatment methods.  He treats all orthopedic populations and specializes in  sports injuries, workers compensation injuries, and auto injuries, and regularly treats both younger and older populations.  His treatment focuses on helping patients quickly and safely return to their daily activities and to educate them on how they can progress their recovery for the long term.  


Jennifer Laube - PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, ATC, CSCS

Jennifer grew up in Elmhurst, IL and was always passionate about athletics and sports.  She was a varsity soccer player in High School.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Carthage College in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training and Business Administration.  After graduation, Jennifer received her certification in athletic training (ATC) and worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Carthage. In 200, she became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) to improve sports performance training for college and youth athletes.

In 2009, Jennifer earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Immediately after receiving her therapy license (PT) she pursued a certification in manual therapy, which she completed in 2012, and continued with her clinical fellowship until becoming a Fellow (FAAOMPT) in 2013.   She enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, and sports-related conditions, with special interest in spine, shoulder, and knee injuries. Her manual therapy background emphasizes differential diagnostics, joint mobilization or manipulation, soft tissue and neural mobilization, and individualized exercise progression. Her sports medicine background combined with an eclectic manual therapy approach allows her to help patients return to their highest level of function.


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