Kathy Coffel, OT

Philosophy of Care

I work to treat each of my patients individually, and not just treat their diagnosis.

  • General


    • Hand Therapy


    • Occupational Therapy

    Accepts both children and adults


    • English

    Orthopaedic hand therapy including treatment of hand, finger, wrist, and upper extremity diagnoses resulting from joint and nerve injury

    Skiing, hiking, travel

  • Education

    School Chicago State University
    Graduation Date 05/1992
    Degree B.S.

Health Topics Posts
By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
While you love the look of spring flowers, you may not enjoy the process of planting them in the fall or the effect it has on your body after a long day of gardening. Learn how to avoid injury!

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
When you become a parent, nobody tells you how hard it is on your body, especially your wrists, elbows, back and neck. Practice these safe lifting techniques to avoid injury.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Do you know how to properly garden without causing excessive stress on your body? By learning a bit about the ergonomics involved in gardening you can save yourself pain and strain so you can work smarter, not harder!

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Many gardeners plunge into their projects with great enthusiasm but unconditioned bodies. This doesn't need to happen! Follow these tips for injury free gardening.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment of trigger finger.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Just a passing cramp? More likely you have carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful progressive condition caused by compression of a key nerve in the wrist. Learn more about carpal tunnel syndrome in this Q&A.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
DuPage Medical Group hand therapy offers a full range of services tailored specifically to your needs.

Topics and Subtopics: Physical & Occupational Therapy
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