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Women's Health Rehabilitation Program

The Women’s Health Rehabilitation Program provides outpatient physical therapy services for the specific health needs of women. The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Silver Cross offers innovative treatments and therapies, helping women regain their well-being and once again enjoy active, satisfying lives. Our care focuses on pregnancy/post-partum, pelvic floor dysfunction, incontinence, pelvic pain, and breast cancer rehabilitation. We also pay special attention to particular groups of women like adolescents, female athletes, pre/post menopausal and women with complex conditions.

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) has been ranked the #1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991. The same specialized care that has earned Shirley Ryan AbilityLab its pre-eminent reputation in advancing human ability is available at Silver Cross.

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Silver Cross Care is a Collaborative Effort

When you start your care with Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Silver Cross, a therapist with advanced training in women’s health rehabilitation conducts the initial evaluation. This comprehensive exam includes an assessment of the individual’s posture, range of motion, muscles, nerves, joints, balance, coordination and motor control. Further diagnostic tests are recommended if necessary. The therapist then creates a custom treatment plan designed to strengthen muscles, improve musculoskeletal function and restore the ability to perform activities of daily living and leisure.


We provide a full range of special treatments, including:

• Customized home exercise program

• Functional activity training

• Manual therapy:

  • Soft-Tissue Mobilization
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Manual Stretching
  • Strain-Counterstrain
  • Myofascial Release
  • Physical Therapy

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

  • Biofeedback
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Myofascial Release
  • Muscle Training
  • Postural Correction

• Strength, Endurance and Cardiovascular training

• Stretching and Relaxation Exercises

• Treatment for Back, Abdominal and Pelvic Pain

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How to Get Treatment

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Silver Cross care is available nearby to you offering convenient scheduling hours including evenings. For more information or to schedule an appointment with a physician’s order, contact the Silver Cross location closest to you.

Silver Cross Hospital
Pavilion A
1890 Silver Cross Blvd.
New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 300-5400 Inpatient Rehabilitation
(815) 300-7110 Outpatient Rehabilitation

Silver Cross Health Center
12701 W. 143rd. St., Ste. 220
Homer Glen, IL 60491
(815) 300-6288 Outpatient Rehabilitation

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.