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Receive rehabilitation and physical therapy customized to your needs.

Spend less time recovering from surgery, illness or injury and more time doing the things you love with family and friends. Briarwood Healthcare Center will get you back on your feet faster with a comprehensive suite of physical rehabilitation therapy services including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy for seniors.

Our specialized rehabilitative therapy techniques focus on dramatically improving physical health and mobility, as well as emphasizing the spiritual and emotional components of wellness. We work with every resident on an individual basis to customize your rehabilitation treatment and ensure you enjoy the best possible outcomes with consideration for mind, body and spirit.

Our rehabilitation regimen includes weekly visits from our physiatrist, a medical doctor that specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Your physiatrist will measure your progress and make customized adjustments to your treatment based on your individual progress. That way, you know you’re always getting the best possible care for your unique situation.

Working together with you and your doctor, our team will have you feeling better in no time.

Therapies we offer include:

  • Physical Therapy to build strength and balance
  • Occupational Therapy to improve everyday tasks
  • Speech and Language Therapy with emphasis on regaining speech and swallowing abilities

Areas of Specializations:

  • Post-orthopedic surgery
  • Frequent falls
  • Balance issues
  • Pain control
  • Wounds
  • Cardio rehabilitation
  • Speech and swallowing


The Friendship Village Physical Rehabilitation Advantage

  • Custom-tailored plan of treatment based on a holistic approach to care
  • Treatment is led by a physiatrist, an expert in rehabilitation therapy
  • State-of-the-art equipment and innovative treatments
  • One of the highest staff retention rates in the state
  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Leading Chicago rehabilitation services


  • Engaging Therapy
  • Professional Rehabilitation