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Our Philosophy

The practice of physical therapy is a science and an art. At Red Rock Physical Therapy and Wellness, treatment is provided in a healing and warm environment. After a thorough examination and listening to your needs, our therapists combine a variety of manual techniques, prescriptive exercise, neuromuscular education, and other modalities formulated for each individual. These skills and techniques are combined to reduce and resolve the factors which cause pain and dysfunction. The main goals of therapy are to heal, prevent further injury, and encourage independence.

Our Goals

At Red Rock Physical Therapy and Wellness, we strive to provide a supportive therapeutic environment to help individuals successfully rehabilitate following injuries or surgery. While individual goals may vary, in general our goals include:

  • Relief of pain
  • Regaining function and mobility
  • Increasing strength and endurance
  • Improve body awareness
  • Restoring and/or improving prior level of function
  • Preventing re-injury
  • Education for return to independent living

Our Treatment Approach

We provide a one-on-one hands-on approach to treatment and integrates education along with an individualized exercise prescription. A wide range of therapeutic practices can be utilized based on a patients needs. Patients are encouraged to be active participants in care to enhance the healing process and achieve long term results.

Our Techniques

Some of the therapeutic techniques utilized at Red Rock Physical Therapy and Wellness are:

John F. Barnes Myofacial Release Approach, Concussion Management, Power Plate, Pilates, Functional Dry Needling, Core Stabilization, Electrical Simulation, MPS Dolphin Stim, Cold Laser, Ultrasound, Joint Mobilization, McKenzie Approach, Upledger Cranial Sacral Therapy, Barrel Visceral Manipulation, Biofeedback, Neuromuscular Re-education, Ergonomic Consultation, Muscle-energy techniques, Soft Tissue Mobilization, Postural Re-education, Home Exercise Prescription

Our Physical Therapists

Dr. Debbie Mitchell

Debbie has figured out a method to get and keep active adults and athletes to get back to their lives. She offers an alternative to medications, injections and surgery. There are options for you! It has become Debbie’s mission to help people just like you get back on track to living a fully active life.

Dr. Emily Rotert

Throughout her years as a physical therapist and working in the outpatient setting, Emily has made it a point to further her education. She has been working with post concussion patients for five years and has completed a year long certification program in Concussion Management. Emily has also completed certification in Functional Dry Needling, which she has found works well with her other manual therapy skills. Emily works hard to tailor each appointment to the patient’s needs, whether you are a competitive athlete, a weekend warrior or never exercised a day in your life, Emily will construct a program just for you, to get you back to where you want to be, doing what you love.

Ami Wilson Kalisek

Ami is an expert level therapist in the specialty of John Barnes Myofascial Release Therapy (MFR). She began MFR training nearly 25 years ago; graduating from Chicago School of Massage Therapy (now Cortiva Institute) in 1986.  She is a talented partner specializing in JFB MFR, lymphatic drainage, and therapeutic body work, and educates at a local massage therapy program. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings and with a variety of clients including Equine clients, and other animals.

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Our Physical Therapy Patients

Active Adults 

Who want to keep moving and active for work and family commitments since there is not time to slow down or deal with frustrating aches and pains.

Athletes of All Ages

Who want to keep training, perform better, and overcome or prevent injuries… even if they’ve been suffering for years.


Who want to be able to play with their grandchildren with ease and still have enough energy at the end of the day.

Busy Caregivers

Who spend spend all their time taking care of other people, but need to spend time healing themselves, so they can continue helping those they love. 

Health Conscious Adults

Who know that an ounce of prevention, can help maintain a healthy life.

Energetic Retirees 

Who want to spend the best years staying active without limitations to travel, explore new hobbies, help with the grandkids, or keep up the golf game 

Desk Jockeys

Who know that sitting all day is causing a variety of health problems & aches and pains, but don’t know what to do to make things better 

Contact Our McHenry Physical Therapy Clinic

Fill out the contact form or give us a call at 815-451-4502 to see how we can help you live pain free!

Red Rock Physical Therapy

5435 Bull Valley Rd
Suite 110
McHenry, IL 60050
Phone – 815-451-4502
Fax – 815-977-8467
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Mon – Thurs: 8AM–7PM
Friday: 8AM–3PM
Sat – Sun: Closed

    McHenry Physical Therapy Clinic Review

    Red Rock Physical Therapy is a gem tucked away in McHenry. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. They are willing to work with your schedule to get you in to receive care. They are concerned with your well being and safety. I recommend them to anyone needing physical therapy.

    Rating: 5/5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

    Shawn Smosna, April 4, 2020

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