sports and ortho physical therapy

Our Team

Samantha Dillon, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist

Samantha graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelor of the Arts in Psychology in 2004. She then returned to school at University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated with her doctorate of physical therapy degree in 2015. Samantha has a majority of practice in outpatient orthopedics with a special interest on the youth athlete to facilitate an efficient and safe return to sport. Additionally, she has experience working with patients who suffer from spinal pain and chronic pain to improve quality of life and increased daily function. She has a strong manual therapy background from UIC, training in the McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of spine pain, and coursework in Applied Functional Science; all of which she incorporates into her treatment approaches. Samantha emphasizes patient empowerment throughout the course of care to improve overall health and outcomes.