Welcome to Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists

Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is an independent, privately owned Physical Therapy practice. We are committed to providing personalized, hands-on physical therapy services in a fun, friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

Physical Therapy

We offer a variety of physical therapy services, including: manual therapy, aquatic physical therapy, spine, TMJ, post-surgical, pediatrics, dizziness, concussion rehab, and work conditioning. We want you to have an enjoyable experience while we work together getting you to feel your best!

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Massage Therapy

We also offer massage therapy. Try a massage. You’ll feel better! No prescription or referral required!

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We also offer special programs such as:


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Worried about insurance?

We’ll answer all your questions. Chances are we can accept your insurance plan or work with you on a cost-effective treatment plan to ensure you get the best care.

Referred somewhere else?

That’s okay, you can still CHOOSE Northern Rehab! You aren’t required to have physical therapy where your doctor sends you. You have a choice. Explore your options and give us a call.

Featured Therapist

Ken Olson

Dr. Ken Olson has been a Physical Therapist with Northern Rehab since 1996 and in 2006 became President of our organization. Ken graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northern Illinois University, a Master of Science in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and a Doctorate of Health Science degree from the University of St. Augustine and is also a graduate of their Manual Therapy Fellowship Program. Ken is the author of the textbook, Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd edition, published by Elsevier, and currently serves as President of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists. Ken’s clinical interests are in the management of patients with spinal, extremity, and TMJ dysfunctions. He enjoys spending time with his family and attending sports and music activities. He also sings in a church choir in Sycamore, is an active member of the Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary Club, recently joined the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors, and is a past-President of Sycamore Music Boosters.

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Save the Date! 5th Annual Walk & Roll For Mobility

Walk & Roll For Mobility 2018


Save the date for our 5th Annual Walk & Roll For Mobility –  one-way walk along the DeKalb Nature Trail from Creative Therapeutics, 400 E. Hillcrest Drive in DeKalb, to Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists 232 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb office. The event proceeds will benefit the Voluntary Action Center (VAC). Fun for the whole family – bikes, strollers, walking sticks, and skates welcome!

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