AthletiCo’s Champaign-Urbana Physical Therapy Center Relocates to 2040 S. Neil in Champaign

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Longtime Champaign resident and physical therapist manages new facility

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It is very rewarding to be able to work for such a well-established company as AthletiCo and utilize my physical therapy skills to help members of my own community recover from injuries and stay healthy.

AthletiCo Physical and Occupational Therapy announces the relocation of their Champaign-Urbana physical therapy center to 2040 South Neil Street in Champaign, Illinois. The new facility is located in the Hillcrest Center across the street from the Worden Martin car dealership, a mile and a half south of downtown. Patients will benefit from the facility’s larger working space, street-level entry, and convenient parking with designated handicapped spaces.

The center will continue to be managed by Rebecca Nef-Heffernan, MHS, PT, who has been a practicing physical therapist in the Champaign-Urbana area for the past 18 years. Nef-Heffernan and her husband are long-time residents of the area, where they have raised their two children and both built long-standing careers. Her husband, Jim Heffernan, is the head wrestling coach for the Fighting Illini.

“It is very rewarding to be able to work for such a well-established company as AthletiCo and utilize my physical therapy skills to help members of my own community recover from injuries and stay healthy,” says Nef-Heffernan. “Every day I am excited to come to work and love interacting with my patients. I look forward to working with local physicians to provide quality orthopedic rehabilitation to the Champaign-Urbana community.”

AthletiCo Champaign-Urbana provides physical therapy, orthopedic rehabilitation, sports medicine, work rehabilitation, and athletic training outreach. In addition, the relocation will allow the physical therapy center to provide Functional Capacity Evaluations, which will offer area physicians, case managers, and employers an effective option to transition injured workers from disability to function and employment.

For more information about AthletiCo Champaign-Urbana or to schedule a complimentary injury screening, please contact Rebecca Nef-Heffernan at 217.352.3330 or via email at rheffernan(at)athletico(dot)com.

AthletiCo Champaign-Urbana’s new location information:
2040 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Tel. 217.352.3330
Fax. 217.352.4616

Hours of Operation:
Monday and Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ABOUT ATHLETICO
Since 1991, AthletiCo has been the proud provider of rehabilitation, fitness, and performance services to many professional teams, performing arts companies, endurance programs, golf associations, volleyball clubs, high schools, colleges, and events in Chicagoland and Central Illinois. AthletiCo’s first Wisconsin location opened in Milwaukee in December 2009.

AthletiCo provides orthopedic rehabilitation including physical and occupational therapy, work rehabilitation, performing arts rehabilitation, women’s health therapy, spine control, pediatric physical therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, and athletic training/sports medicine. Expanded services include performance enhancement, fitness center memberships, golf fitness, endurance, nutrition, and massage therapy.

AthletiCo accepts all indemnity, PPO, POS, and WC plans including BC/BS, Humana, Medicare, Aetna (PPO/HMO), PHCS, UHC (PPO.HMO), Personal Care, Community Partners Health Plan (CPHP), and many others. In addition, we accept most Health Alliance plans via CPHP network. As a courtesy to our patients, we verify insurance coverage.

AthletiCo Toll-Free Injury Hotline 877-ATHLETICO (1-877-284-5384)                                                      
http://www.athletico.com

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