La Grange Location Coming Summer 2019!
Hours and Directions
Who We Are
GoodLife is an independently owned Physical Therapy business dedicated to its patients and profession. We provide the highest quality patient care based on the most current research and methodology. Our therapists participate in ongoing certification programs to help our patients on their journey to better. We are pleased to begin helping clients in La Grange, IL.
We believe your rehabilitation deserves our full attention, which is why we take the time to spend individualized time with you to perform routine re-assessments. Each patient will receive one-on-one time with at therapist to determine the best treatment plan for their recovery goals.
Our La Grange clinic will be coming soon! We will be opening in Spring/Summer 2019. The communities we will be servicing will include La Grange, Western Springs, Brookfield, and more.
We are thankful for the opportunity to help people on their recovery journey.
Meet The Therapists
Dr. Matt Smith, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT (C),
Matt is a Physical Therapist at Goodlife Physical Therapy in La Grange, IL. He has been a member of the La Grange community for over 15 years since he attended Nazareth Academy where he met his wife, Erin. One of his main goals was to bring high quality Physical Therapy care to the La Grange community
He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Northwestern University and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association. He practices MDT (McKenzie Method), Graston Technique, dry needling, Applied Functional Sciences and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Currently, he is completing a fellowship program in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. He is a strong believer in patient independence and personalized one- on-one care.
In addition to treating patients, Matt has been working as contract faculty at Northwestern University, teaching the next generation of Physical Therapists. He regularly competes in triathlons in his free time and races across the Midwest.
Post-graduate clinical certifications in the following:
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
- Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
- Candidate – Fellow in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT)
Meet The Team
Robin is one of the friendly voices and faces that our patients hear and see when coming into our physical therapy clinics. She has been with the company for a little over 3 years and is excited to grow with the company. As the office manager, she travels between our 3 clinics and handles billing, accounting, and patient records. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves to bake with her niece and nephew. She is very passionate about ministry work and loves her cats.
Front Desk Coordinator
Laura is the Front Desk Coordinator at our Orland Park location. She handles all front desk operations including patient scheduling, patient registration, insurance verification, and patient authorization. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Lewis University in Human Resources and Psychology, and loves working with people.
Laura is married and has two daughters. She loves going to concerts and going shopping with her girls. Laura and her family are also involved with Special Olympics Illinois.
Our Core Values
1.Putting patients first: we are in existence to serve their needs
2.Work Together/Team oriented approach: You can get what you want by helping others get what they want. Its all about service. How can we service our patients and fellow employees?
3.Integrity, Be honest, ethical and legal in practice: We say what we mean, and mean what we say. We stick to our commitments, treat everyone equitably, and communicate openly and honestly.
4.Be Excellent & continuously improve Strive for excellence and knowledge – be better than yesterday. Lead our profession. Continuous self improvement
5.Be nice to people: Give respect – Earn Respect with your actions: We treat coworkers and patients the way they want to be treated – with genuine care, kindness and respect. Candor, avoid talking down to others. We don’t just treat patients we build relationships
6.Be of Service: We give more than what is expected of us
7.Be Accountable: Accountability involves a process of seeing it, owning it, solving it, and doing it. It requires a level of ownership that includes making, keeping, and answering for all commitments.
8.Have FUN!: We also feel it’s important to have a sense of humor. We like to laugh—it makes our work that much more enjoyable. We also invest in community and company events that help our employees and their families feel a connection to Goodlife PT beyond business as usual.