Elizabeth Bludgen, MPT, CLT-LANA

Cancer Rehabilitation, General Physical Therapy, Lymphedema Treatment, Neurologic Therapy, Physical & Occupational Therapy

Practices In: Plainfield
Patients Seen: All Ages

I try to see every­one as a com­plete per­son, not just an injury or a diag­no­sis. I like to get to know my patients so we can work togeth­er to address their goals and opti­mize their outcomes.



12004 S. Route 59

Suite 100

Plainfield, Illinois 60585

630-967-2000 (Cancer Rehabilitation)
630-967-2000 (General Physical Therapy)
630-967-2000 (Lymphedema Treatment)
630-967-2000 (Neurologic Therapy)
630-967-2000 (Physical & Occupational Therapy)
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Clinical Interests

Cer­ti­fied Lym­phede­ma Ther­a­pist with accred­i­ta­tion from the Lym­phol­o­gy Asso­ci­a­tion of North Amer­i­ca (LANA) spe­cial­iz­ing in swelling of the arms, legs, and head and neck. Spe­cial inter­ests include breast can­cer relat­ed swelling, head and neck can­cers, and vas­cu­lar insuf­fi­cien­cy of the low­er extremities.

Can­cer Rehab Pro­gram Coor­di­na­tor spe­cial­iz­ing in the treat­ment of patients who are under­go­ing or have under­gone can­cer treatment.

Personal Interests

My hus­band and I enjoy spend­ing time with our 3 chil­dren and dog. I enjoy gar­den­ing, vol­un­teer­ing, trav­el­ing, and fur­ni­ture refinishing.

American Physical Therapy Association Lymphology Association of North America
University of Illinois Graduation Date: 1991 Degree: BS
Northwestern University Graduation Date: 1993 Degree: MPT


Body Mechanics, Closed Kinetic Chain Rehab, Core Stabilization, Desensitization, Edema Control/Lymphedema Management, Electrical Stimulation, Flexibility Training, Functionally-based Rehabilitation, Joint Mobilization, Joint Protection, Manual Lymphatic Drainage & Bandaging, Manual Therapy, Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, Mechanical Traction, Myofacial Release, Neural Tension Release, Proprioceptive, Scar Friction and Retraction, Taping Techniques, Therapeutic Exercises, Ultrasound


Chronic Inflammatory Pain Disorders, General Musculoskeletal Disorders/Injuries, Spine Disorders