Rehabilitation Services

Midwest Medical Center Physical Therapy offers a wide range of services and specialized treatment methods all designed to benefit our patients return to a pain-free and active lifestyle. Our team of highly-trained professionals is here to help evaluate and educate patients on how to prevent or manage their condition to achieve long term benefits. Midwest Medical Center Physical Therapists provide expert guidance and care while our facility offers high quality equipment to help you maximize your potential and achieve your best state of health. With private exam rooms, a large fitness center complete with state-of-the-art fitness and rehabilitation equipment, the physical therapy and fitness area offers patients an outstanding environment for health and wellness. Our environment is warm, friendly, respectful and encouraging and we are committed to listening carefully in order to partner with your physician and find your best treatment solution.

Whether you have experienced a work or sport related injury, have acute or chronic pain or are recovering from recent surgery, we pledge to do our absolute best to help you return to an active, healthy life.

Rehabilitation Services Contact Information

Phone: 815-777-4969
Fax: 815-777-1821

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  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Athletic Training
  • Home Health
  • Inpatient/Hospital Skilled Care
  • Lymphedema Program
  • Nursing Home
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Vestibular/Vertigo Treatments

Specialized Treatment

  • Custom Shoe Orthotics
  • Graston Technique
  • Incontinence Program
  • Kinesio Taping

Our Team

Jennifer Berning, DPT Director of Physical Therapy

Jennifer is a graduate of Clarke College where she received a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. During her schooling, Jennifer trained at the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center in which she developed a love for sports medicine and orthopedics. Jennifer is trained and certified in the Graston Technique for soft tissue mobilization and is a certified provider in the evaluation and fabrication of custom shoe orthotics. She has managed the therapy department since 2011 and has been working at Midwest Medical Center since 2009. She feels honored to work with and manage such a talented group of therapists. She is very happy to be working at Midwest Medical Center in her hometown and is excited to give back to the community in which she grew up.

Erin Schoenard, DPT Physical Therapist

Erin graduated from Clarke College in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. Erin enjoys working in a rural setting as she is able to treat patients of all ages in a variety of settings. Erin has received specialized training in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders, with an emphasis in urinary incontinence. She is also a certified Kinesiotaping and Aquatic Therapy provider allowing Erin to bring some of the most advanced physical therapy interventions here to Midwest Medical Center. Erin also manages our home therapy services providing physical therapy services to Jo Daviess County.

Andy Loeffelholz, DPT Physical Therapist

Andy Loeffelholz is a 2011 graduate from Clarke University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology along with a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. Andy’s areas of interest include sports medicine and orthopedics. He has worked in many practice settings including a sport rehabilitation center in Atlanta. Andy has continued on to receive specialized training in manual techniques through the North American Institute of Orthopoedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Andy is also a certified provider of the Graston technique. Andy is originally from East Dubuque, IL and is looking forward to treating patients in his local community.

Julie Soat, PTA Physical Therapist Assistant & Massage Therapist

Julie received her Bachelor of Science in Health & recreation from upper Iowa University along with a Physical Therapy Assistant training from Kirkwood. Julie has 15 years of physical therapy experience and 25 years of experience in the health, fitness and massage industry. Julie is also a certified lymphedema specialist and is certified in Graston for soft tissue mobilization. Julie brings a multitude of talent to the clinic and continues to look forward to helping others throughout their process of recovery.

Justin Glen, DPT Physical Therapist

Justin is from Rochelle, IL and graduated from St. Ambrose University with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science and continued on to receive a Doctorate degree in physical therapy from Clarke University in 2011. Following graduation Justin practiced at Trinity Outpatient Rehabilitation in Rock Island, IL. Justin joined the Physical Therapy Department at Midwest Medical Center in 2012. His areas of interest include orthopedics, sports rehabilitation and promoting general health through exercise. Justin is also a certified provider of the the Graston Technique for soft tissue mobilization. Justin is looking forward to working with athletes of any age and background.