Brandi Hosford, PT, DPT
- Physical Therapist
9000 Waukegan Road
Morton Grove, IL 60053
Brandi joined the IBJI Rehab Team in November of 2022. Brandi is a sports and orthopedic physical therapist in the greater area of Chicago, Illinois whose passion is sports injury prevention, sports performance, return to sport, and concussion evaluation/management. She is the Head Physical Therapist for the Chicago Wolves, a faculty member of IBJI Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program and leads concussion rehabilitation with sports neurologist, Dr. Anthony Savino.
Dr. Hosford received her bachelors in exercise science in 2018 and a doctorate in physical therapy from St. Ambrose University in 2019. During her time there she was an All-American Track and Field Athlete, an assistant track and field coach, and assisted in running the St. Ambrose Pro-Bono Physical Therapy Clinic. Post-graduation, she worked at Loyola University Medical Center for 2 years, where she gained experience working in acute ICU step-down, trauma, and transplant units, as well as outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine including return to sport, vestibular rehabilitation, and concussion management. During this time, Brandi also volunteered to work as part of the inpatient and outpatient COVID-19 treatment teams.
In 2021, Dr. Hosford started an Orthopedic Residency Program at University of Illinois-Chicago. This included curriculum in advanced physical therapy practice, imaging, medical research, and teaching in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. During this time she also participated in the education/ learning experiences in the sports residency program. This included acting as lead physical therapist for the Interdisciplinary Concussion Clinic and evaluation/treatment of the Division I student-athletes.
In her free time Brandi enjoys staying active, lifting weights and running. She loves to spend time with her corgi, Louie, and her family. Brandi also enjoys traveling.
St Ambrose University - Exercise Science
Doctor of Physical Therapy
St Ambrose University - Physical Therapy