Amanda Butler, PT, DPT

LOCATION

  • 1026 Maple Ave, Lisle, IL 60532
  • 630-402-6467
  • abutler@drsofpt.com

SPECIALTIES

  • Dry Needling
  • Graston
  • Running / Endurance Athletes
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Post-natal Rehabilitation
  • Manual Intervention
  • Vestibular Dysfunction
  • Chronic Pain Pathology

About me

Dr. Amanda Butler is an outpatient physical therapist with 10+ years of experience who specializes in orthopedic conditions. She has several additional interests including running gait analysis and sports rehab, postpartum conditions, vestibular rehabilitation, and chronic pain pathologies. Using an evidence-based approach and functional training, Dr. Butler helps her patients to achieve their functional goals and return to what they love doing as quickly as possible!

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Utica University, Doctorate in Physical Therapy, 2011
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor's in Kinesiology, Minor in Spanish, 2008

PERSONAL INTERESTS

When she is not cheering on her patients, Dr. Butler is cheering on her own little ones with their many activities! She is an avid runner and half marathoner with a goal of completing 10 half marathons in 10 years. She looks forward to time spent with family and enjoys traveling.

ARTICLES

With the Chicago marathon right around the corner, you might be thinking… Do I need to change my race shoe? Do I need a shoe with extra cushioning? What if I start to get foot pain halfway through the race? Or ankle pain? Or knee…

1. POSTURE The same posture that is taught in everyday life is the same posture used for running.  When you are told to sit up straight, you should straighten up your spine, engage your core muscles. Squeeze your shoulder blades together and keep your head…