Lynn Batalden, PT, DPT, CAPP, OCS


  • 400 E. Hillcrest Dr
  • 815-758-5508


  • Orthopedic Certified Specialist
  • Women's and Men's Pelvic Health
  • Prenatal and Postpartum Care
  • Dry Needling
  • Performing Arts

About me

Lynn Batalden earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northern Illinois University in 1989 and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2010.  She received specialty certification for treatment of the pelvic floor in 2006 and specialty certification in orthopedics in 2018.  She has been practicing in the DeKalb and Sycamore area for over 30 years and has dedicated herself to the best care of her patients and improving the quality of their life through better health. Lynn founded Creative Therapeutics in 1997 to provide a unique setting focused on helping people reach and maintain their bodies’ full potential.  Her area of expertise is integrating movement of the entire body and assessing how the tissues of the body may be interfering with movement and creating pain. After partnering with Doctors of Physical Therapy in 2019, Lynn transitioned to the role of Clinic Director.


  • Northern Illinois University, Bachelor of Physical Therapy
  • Evidence in Motion, Doctorate of Physical Therapy


Lynn is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and a member of the Dekalb Chamber of Commerce. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. Lynn loves art, literature, dancing, music, outdoor activities, knitting, and gardening, and plays piano, saxophone and ukulele.


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