Elis Sassi, PT, DPT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy at the Wilmette location. Elis Sassi earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Bachelors in Health and Human Sciences at Northern Illinois University. Dr. Sassi also obtained a minor in nutrition, health, and wellness throughout her undergraduate degree.
Dr. Sassi has had experience in outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation settings treating various musculoskeletal conditions, neuromuscular disorders, and cardiovascular conditions. Dr. Sassi became interested in physical therapy when she was injured in high school requiring ACL reconstruction and meniscus surgery. From her past experience as a patient, Dr. Sassi has a passion for treating athletes to help them safely return to sport as soon as possible. Dr. Sassi’s other clinical interests are in managing patients with spinal dysfunction through various manual therapy techniques as well as therapeutic exercises.
Outside of the clinic, Elis spends her time working out, playing tennis, snowboarding, playing video games, camping, hiking, biking, traveling, and enjoying time with friends and family.