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Tim Sharp, PT, DPT

Education:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Creighton University (2003) and Bachelor's degree in Russian Language and Literature (major) and business admin. (minor) from Northern Illinois University (1992)

Professional Clinical Internships:

  • Contract P.T., Community Physical Therapy, Alden SNF & Rehabilitation Center, Aurora (Currently)
  • Staff Physical Therapist, Atlas Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Centers, Aurora
  • Staff Physical Therapist, Cure Home Health, Naperville

Clinical Internships:

  • In areas of sports med., admin., acute and outpatient hospitals, manual therapy, pediatrics, Native American Indian reservations, and private practice orthopedics in urban and rural Nebraska, Iowa, S. Dakota, and Colorado

Continuing Education:

  • Isolated Integration: Opening & Closing of the Functional Chain, by Brian McEwan, PT (2000)
  • Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy, by Catherine Goodman, PT, MBA (2001)
  • Foot Orthotic Management of Common Foot & Ankle Conditions, CSM Tampa, FL (2003)
  • The Bottom Block: Foundation for Kinetic Chain, by Edward Glaser, DPM (orthotics certification, 2003)
  • Dosed Exercise Therapy: Linking Scientific Variables of Exercise Dosage to the Clinical Application of Therapeutic Exercise, by Ragnar van Scheers, PT, OMT (2004)
  • Evidence Based Electrotherapy-Theory & Application, by Andrew Starsky, PT, PhD (2005)
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, by Ann Porretto-Loehrke, PT, CHT, COMT (2005)
  • Post-surgical Rehab After Artificial (Lumbar) Disc Replacement, by Scott Benjamin, PT (2006)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of the Stroke Survivor, by Pradip Ghosh, PT, PhD, DMS, MS (2006)
  • Complete Wound Care: Prevent-Assess-Debride-Treat, by Jamie Birmingham, PT, CWS (2006)
  • Rehabilitation of the Shoulder, A Lab Course, by Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT(2006)
  • Headaches, Dizziness and Neck Pain, by Jim Meadows, PT (2006)
  • Recent Advances in the Evaluation & Treatment of the Knee, by Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT (2007)
  • Manual Therapy of the Thoracic Cage, by Jim Meadows, PT (2007)
  • Mulligan Concept - Lower Quadrant, by Richard Crowell, MSPT, GDMT, MCTA (2007)
  • Mulligan Concept - Upper Quadrant, by Julie Paolino, MS, PT, ATC, MCTA (2008)
  •  Teaching Manipulation, by Ken Olson, PT, DHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT (2008)
  • APTA Clinical Instructor Education & Credentialing Program, UIC (2008)
  • Eval/ Treatment of Foot & Ankle Pathomechanics, by Joshua Bailey, DPT, OCS, cPED (2008)
  • International Mulligan Concept Conference, with lab by Brian Mulligan, FNZSP (Hon), Dip MT (2009)
  • Diagnosis & Treatment of Upper/Lower Quadrant, by Brian Mulligan and Kevin Wilk (2010)

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

  • Music, drums & percussion, relaxation, church activities, and community service

Philosophies:

"Work hard, play harder"

"No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking"
-Voltaire

Locations

Healing Arts Pavilion
Hospital
Imaging Centers
Immediate Care New Lenox
Immediate Care Plainfield
Physical Therapy Services
Sleep Disorder Center
Wound Care Center

Medical Services

Alliance Health
Balloon Sinuplasty
Behavioral Health
Cancer Services
Cardiovascular and Heart Care
Children's Emergency Department
Clinical Research Trials at PSJMC
Diabetes and Nutrition Education
EICU - enhanced ICU
Emergency Services
Family Birthing Suites
Gastrointestinal Services
Healing Arts Pavilion
Presence Home Care and Hospice
Imaging Services
Interventional Radiology
Long Term Care
Neuroscience Institute
Orthopedic Services
Pediatric Services
Pulmonary Services
Rehabilitation - Inpatient
Rehabilitation - Outpatient
Senior Spirit
Sleep Disorder Center
Support Groups
Surgery
Weight Loss Surgery
Women and Children Services
Wound Care Center

Patient & Visitor Information

Accepted Insurance Providers
Advance Directives
Appointments
Area Information
Cafeteria Menu/Hours
Contact Information
Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance and Clearance
Gift Shop
Language Assistance
Maps & Directions
Medical and Vital Records
Medical Library
MRSA Prevention
Nurse Staffing Information for Patients
Parking Information
Patient Email
Patient Family Advisory Committee
Patient Health Portals
Patient Privacy Overview
Patient Questions & Concerns
Patient Stories
Room Service Dining
Spiritual Care
Visiting Hours
Will County Emergency Cooling & Warming Centers

About Us

Map of 1st Floor
Advocacy
Accreditations
Board of Directors
Commitment to our Communities
Community Outreach
Community Partners
Contact Information
Conference Center Facilities
Flu Information
History/Overview
Hospital Report Card Act
Locations
Mission Vision and Values
Patient Stories
Physicians Only
Virtual Tours