Kim Heitzig was born and raised in
Lincoln and graduated from LCHS in 1991. She earned a bachelor's
degree in biology from Illinois College and a master's in physical
therapy from Midwestern University. Her previous experience includes
positions as staff physical therapist at Fayette County Hospital and
as director of rehab services at Salem Township Hospital. Her
professional interests include women's health issues, osteoporosis
and myofascial release/manual therapy.
Tim Heitzig graduated from Marquette
High School in Alton. He holds a bachelor's degree in kinesiology
from the University of Illinois and a master's in physical therapy
from Midwestern University. He had professional experience at St.
Anthony's Hospital in Alton and Physical Rehab Works in Benton. He
is particularly interested in work hardening and conditioning, golf
performance enhancement, and wound care.
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Physical therapy strives to preserve,
develop and restore an individual's optimal physical function. With
a physician's referral, physical therapists and assistants at ALMH
help alleviate pain and prevent the onset and progression of
functional limitations that result from injury or disease. Physical
therapy at ALMH includes manual therapy, aquatics, advanced
conditioning, ergonomic and work simulation, wound care, inpatient
and outpatient care, strengthening and flexibility exercise
The mission of the department is to
provide the best rehabilitation care to those served and to
consistently demonstrate that ALMH rehab is the best choice for
every rehabilitation need. The staff is comprised of physical
therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists,
certified occupational therapy assistants, speech-language
pathologists, audiologists, registered nurses, wellness coordinator
and an office assistant.
welcome the new physical therapists to ALMH Rehab. For more
information, visit www.almh.org or
call ALMH Rehab at (217) 732-2161, ext. 179.