Natalie Houghtaylen, PT, DPT

General Physical Therapy, Physical & Occupational Therapy, Vestibular Rehabilitation

Practices In: Downers Grove
Patients Seen: Adolescents and Adults

I strive to pro­vide an open envi­ron­ment to com­mu­ni­cate with my patients about their goals. I strive to keep a patient-cen­tered, hands-on approach for each indi­vid­ual patient encounter to improve their qual­i­ty of life, so that they can get back to where they want to be.

Clinical Interests

Ortho­pe­dic, sports reha­bil­i­ta­tion espe­cial­ly gym­nasts, dancers, and run­ners, post-oper­a­tive reha­bil­i­ta­tion, con­cus­sion reha­bil­i­ta­tion, and vestibu­lar rehabilitation.

Personal Interests

I enjoy trav­el­ing, spend­ing time with fam­i­ly and friends, watch­ing and attend­ing sport­ing events, and watch­ing dance com­pe­ti­tions and gym­nas­tics meets as I used to be both grow­ing up.

West Virginia University Graduation Date: 2013 Degree: Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology with an Emphasis in Aquatic Therapy, Minor in Disability Studies
University of Incarnate Word School of Physical Therapy Graduation Date: 2018 Degree: Doctor of Physical Therapy


Athletic Training & Balance Activities, Closed Kinetic Chain Rehab, Core Stabilization, Electrical Stimulation, Joint Mobilization, Manual Therapy, Therapeutic Exercises, Vestibular Assessment


General Musculoskeletal Disorders/Injuries, TMJ Dysfunction