Excel-The best Physical Therapy in East Chicago

About Us

Why Choose Us

At Excel Physical Therapy, we incorporate manual techniques in addition with exercises and modalities to further promote healing and improve a patient's quality of life.  Walk-ins are always welcome and no referrals are needed. We accept all major medical insurance plans: Medicare, Medicaid, HIP, Anthem, Workman's Compensation and all commercial insurances.  We are committed to our patient's and their families. Our vision is to improve every patient's quality of life and always put the patient first. We offer each patient an individualized home exercise program to continue the progress after leaving us. We believe that the body has great potential to heal itself and our primary goal is to alleviate pain and discomfort thereby improving function. Our quality care and compassion extends past our doors though and we are always here for you. 

How We Can Help You

At Excel Physical Therapy, patients should expect to experience quality and compassionate care from our qualified practitioners. We excel in outpatient physical therapy, encompassing the body as a whole. We have bilingual staff to make this process easier for you and your loved ones. We also provide convenient evening hours and offer a self-pay option. If there is no insurance, then we offer an affordable office visit. By choosing Excel Physical Therapy, patient's should expect to advance in all aspects of their health and wellness.  

Specialty Therapies Offered

Excel Physical Therapy, PC in East Chicago offers one of the best clinics to receive physical therapy in East Chicago. This includes all post operative orthopedic rehabilitation, sports injuries,strains and sprains, neuromuscular and musculoskeletal conditions. We excel in work conditioning and return to work programs. Our Lymphedema clinic is the best in the region offering the best care for lymphedema breast cancer in Hammond, Whiting, East Chicago and Highland, Indiana. We use a variety of manual techniques including Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy. We sell custom and ready to fit compression stockings and sleeves to improve circulation and decrease lymphatic overload in arms and legs. We also specialize in myofascial release, neuromuscular re-education, therapeutic exercises, and Kinesiotaping.


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Our Services

Customized Exercise Programs

Our therapy professionals provide customized exercise programs to ensure restoring you to your optimum function.  

 

Manual Therapy Techniques

We use manual therapy techniques in order to restore you to your prior level of function quickly.

Lymphedema Therapy and Compression garments

We specialize in Complete Decongestive Therapy, manual therapy, compression therapy and therapeutic exercises. 

Our Team

Dr Amira Mohammed, DPT, CLT

Our team leader, Dr. Amira, completed her DPT from Boston University and she has been a physical therapist for 24 years. She specializes in lymphedema management, breast cancer rehabilitation and in Industrial Rehabilitation: Work injury prevention and return to work programs for the injured worker.

Dr. Amira believes in going above and beyond with anything you do especially patient care in order to restore function and being compassionate to all patients. 

In her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones and singing. She is currently learning hindustani classical music. 

Michelle Haan, PTA

Education:

Dorst College, A.Health and Human Performance: Exercise Science.

Western Towa Tech Community College, A.A.S. Physical Therapy Assistant.

Michelle is a licensed PTA with over 3 years of out-patient orthopedic and sports rehab physical therapy experience. She is passionate about helping patients recover from their injuries, achieve their goals and reach their full potential. As an avid runner, Michelle has experienced injuries and understands firsthand what it is like to be in pain and not be able to do things you enjoy. In her downtime, Michelle enjoys running, spending time outdoors and with her family.  

Nicole Knight-Webster, PTA

Education: 

Ivy Tech Community College Northwest

Physical Therapist Assistant


Nicole is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and graduated in May 2017. She has seen firsthand, family members suffering through out injuries and disabilities and what physical therapy has done to improve their lives and restore them to their prior level of function. Due to this, Nicole is passionate about helping others experience this as well and give quality care! Nicole learned different manual techniques to promote healing and decrease pain that patient's may have, including: Trigger point release, different forms of massage and myofascial release! She is also trained in manual lymphatic drainage and is excited to further her education in this area, as well as wound care! In her downtime, Nicole enjoys married life, serving at church and spending time with her dog Pearl! The best is yet to come!

Contact Us

Please contact us directly with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have.

Feel free to fax any documents to (219)397-1952 

Excel Physical Therapy,PC

521 W Chicago Ave, East Chicago, Indiana 46312, United States

2193977771

Hours

Mon

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tue

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wed

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thu

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fri

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed

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