Kelsey Yerkes, PT, DPT, OCS

General Physical Therapy, Physical & Occupational Therapy, Spine Therapy

Practices In: Lockport
Patients Seen: All Ages

My pas­sion lies in the devel­op­ment of an indi­vid­u­al­ized treat­ment plan cre­at­ed through tru­ly lis­ten­ing to the his­to­ry and symp­toms or each patient, how­ev­er com­plex or long that process might take. Through this base, we can work togeth­er to address their symp­toms while opti­miz­ing their over­all func­tion and qual­i­ty of life.



1206 E. 9th St.

Lockport, Illinois 60441

630-967-2000 (General Physical Therapy)
630-967-2000 (Physical & Occupational Therapy)
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Board Certifications
Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT), Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Clinical Interests

I received my Clin­i­cal Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion in Ortho­pe­dic Man­u­al Ther­a­py (COMT) through OPTIM in Hous­ton, Texas and am Cer­ti­fied in the McKen­zie Method of Mechan­i­cal Diag­no­sis and Ther­a­py from the McKen­zie Insti­tute of Amer­i­ca. I am cur­rent­ly study­ing for my Ortho­pe­dic Clin­i­cal Spe­cial­ist Exam (OCS) and ded­i­cate myself towards con­sis­tent review of new research to opti­mize patient outcomes.

Personal Interests

I am very pas­sion­ate about fit­ness and enjoy running/​biking, prac­tic­ing yoga, hik­ing with my two dogs, and try­ing new fit­ness class­es. I am also an avid trav­el­er and will nev­er say no to a new adven­ture or challenge.

Loras College Graduation Date: 2012 Degree: BS
Governors State University Graduation Date: 2016 Degree: DPT


Manual Therapy, McKenzie Technique