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Daryl Massey MPT

Daryl Massey MPT

Daryl Massey PT, MPT (Masters of Physical Therapy) practices physical therapy is the way all patients want to have their physical therapy.  Daryl works with one patient at a time.  During that time, you have her complete attention.  You are not handed off to less qualified therapists. 

Daryl individualizes every movement for you, makes sure you understand and then personally, hand draws the take-home exercise sheet.  It is like having your own concierge physical therapist.


Medical conditions (including but not limited to)
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Sciatica
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Balance disorders
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Sports injuries**
  • Tendonitis
  • Shoulder pain, rotator cuff injury
  • Frozen shoulder
** Daryl has extensive experience with sports injuries at all levels of competition.  She has treated elementary school, middle school, high school and division I college athletes from football, track, cross country, volleyball, dance, cheerleading, shot put and even javelin.  

Her personal attention to the athlete, experience and knowledge base results in rapid and complete healing of sports-related injuries. Her four children are able to compete (competed) at the highest level in football, track and field and volleyball because, in part, of her ability to quickly heal injuries.

Daryl Massey is the director of the ALT-MED physical therapy program. She received her bachelor's degree in biology from Illinois Wesleyan University and her master's degree in physical therapy at Midwestern University. Daryl is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and has been "working her magic" for over a decade.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts
   1981, Illinois Weslyan University
Medical Technologist, (ASCP certified)
   1984, Michael Reese Medical Center
Master, Physical Therapy (MPT)
   2003 Midwestern University

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS 2003-present
  • Director, Physical Therapy, ALT-MED Medical and Physical Therapy, Elk Grove Village IL 60007
  • Member, American Physical Therapy Association
     
PUBLICATIONS
  • Massey P.B., D. Massey. Tai Chi and Cancer. Instructional and informational video for Cancer Institute at the Alexian Brothers Medical Center. 2002
  • Massey P.B., D.K. Massey, G.M. Kisling 1998. Martial art therapy for herniated discs and chronic pain. Alternat Compl Ther 4:128-133.
     
PRESENTATIONS/PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
  • 2001. “P.L.A.N. for a Healthy Back©”, presented for UPS
  • 2002. Plan for marketing wheelchair program, presented for Marion Joy


Rachael Houck MT

Rachael Houck MT

Rachael is far more than simply a certified massage therapist.  She has dedicated her career to the easing of pain.  Rachael is an extremely gifted and experienced massage therapist who has been working a part of the integrative medicine team at ALT-MED Medical and Physical Therapy for over 15 years.  With tens of thousands of hours of massage experience, her understanding and success in the use of proper massage therapies, especially with pain, is extensive.

Medical conditions (including but not limited to)
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Sciatica
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis
  • Sports injuries**
  • Tendonitis
  • Shoulder pain, rotator cuff injury
  • Frozen shoulder
Rachael trained at and graduated from the Wellness and Massage Training Institute in Woodridge, IL.

Kaiyan Luo OMD, LAc

Kaiyan Luo OMD, LAc


"Dr. Massey: Your voice was the first one in this experience of mine to tell me 'We can help you.' Thank you for the HOPE

- Annette Keadle
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