DePaul University

(773) 525-4966 2235 NORTH SHEFFIELD ROAD, DEPAUL UNIVERSITY, ROOM 120 CHICAGO, IL  60614 (773) 525-4976 Fax Get Directions >
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Center

    NovaCare Rehabilitation's DePaul center is located in the Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center at DePaul University's Lincoln Park Campus. Our center boasts easy accessibility with ample parking and is close to public transit. The Ray Meyer has state-of-the-art equipment and is one of the largest campus recreation centers in the country.

    Our highly trained staff will design a specialized plan of care that is just right for you. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients, our therapy team will give you the advantage in recovery. Patients can expect only the highest quality of patient care on both the clinical and customer service levels.

    Since 2003, NovaCare Rehabilitation has been the official physical therapy provider for DePaul University. We provide physical therapy services to DePaul's student-athletes as well as athletic training services for a number of teams, including DePaul's basketball team, who is part of the Big East Conference!

    We are proud to serve your community and are committed to providing each person with an exceptional experience that promotes healing and recovery in a safe, compassionate environment. Call or request an appointment and experience the power of physical therapy today.

  • Our Team
    Sarah Plumley, P.T., DPT, ATC
    Sarah Plumley
    Sarah earned a bachelor's degree in athletic training in 2010 from Millikin University and doctorate of physical therapy in 2013 from Midwestern University. She has an athletic background as a collegiate volleyball player and enjoys working with the athletic and performing artist population. She has experience working with the Windy City ThunderBolts professional baseball team, Robert Morris University and the Riverdance Broadway production “Heartbeat of Home.” Sarah has completed numerous continuing education courses and utilizes her clinical expertise and evidence-based practice to assist patients in reaching their optimal level of health and fitness.
    D. Michael Kelly, PT, COMT
    D. Michael Kelly
    Mike earned his mater's degree in physical therapy in 2000 from Marquette University. He has completed numerous continuing education courses, including becoming as Ola Grimsby Institute Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist in 2013. Mike has achieved success in the treatment of marathon runners, ACL tears, rotator cuff repairs and back pain. He believes communication and planning are essential components of each treatment session. He provides manual therapy skills and functional exercises with the goal of independence and healthy living.
    Brett Painter, P.T., DPT
    Brett Painter
    Brett earned a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois and doctorate of physical therapy from Northwestern University. He has attained certifications for trigger point dry needling and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. Brett has a passion for treating shoulder complex injuries and has taken continuing education courses for the shoulder. Brett uses a creative approach to exercise prescription that is individualized to each patient’s needs and is focused on neuromuscular re-education in order to improve the efficiency of each patient’s movement pattern. Brett also works with DePaul University’s athletics department where he strives to maximize each athlete’s training capacity during the rehabilitation process.
  • Our Services
    Our Services
    • Physical Therapy
    • Aquatic Therapy
    • Athletic Training Services
    • Concussion Management/Testing
    • IASTM Manual Therapy
    • Sports Medicine
    • Vestibular Rehabilitation

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