Therapeutic Pain Specialist, International Spine and Pain Institute, 2016
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, 2013
Certificate in Orthopedic Medicine & Manual Therapy of the Extremities, 2011
Certificate in Orthopedic Medicine & Manual Therapy of the Spine, 2008
Certification of Athletic Training, 2008
Dr. Denise Schneider is a fellowship trained physical therapist with over 20 years experience working in the outpatient orthopedic setting. She treats a wide variety of diagnoses, conditions, and complex cases. In addition, her specialties include: spine; headache; concussion; vestibular rehabilitation; chronic pain; temporomandibular disorders; manual therapy; and sports injuries. Other interests include women’s health and the aging population. Denise is dedicated to providing the utmost patient experience by incorporating evidence based practice and individualized care to include all aspects of one’s health and well-being. She enthusiastically works with patients to achieve their desired goals.
Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions, 2018: Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL 2002: Master of Physical Therapy
Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 1998, Athletic Training
Outside of work and participating in professional activities, Denise values time with her family. She also enjoys leading an active lifestyle, being in the outdoors, and traveling. Her interests include yoga, camping, hiking, biking, and snowmobiling.
Dry needling is an effective tool that is used to treat a variety of neuromusculoskeletal pain conditions. This technique utilizes thin filiform needles that penetrate the skin in order to affect a change in the underlying tissues (muscles, tendons, perineural tissue). Dry needling produces biochemical,…
We’ve already had conversations with older individuals in the clinic on the topic of falls and safety. While snow, ice and inclement weather can challenge anyone’s sense of balance, falls are especially dangerous for older people. So with colder weather and holidays approaching, we want…
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