John & Melissa Besse Physical Rehabiliation & Wellness Center
In Fall 2014, OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group opened the doors to the new John & Melissa Besse Physical Rehabiliation & Wellness Center.
Funded through gifts from the community, The 13,300 square foot, $4.45 million facility brought all areas of therapy - including physical, occupational and speech therapy, industrial medicine and athletic training - together under one roof, and allowed space for new services, including aquatic therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation.
The new rehabilitation facility offers:
Private treatment bays
- Specially designated areas for adult and pediatric OT
- Center gym
- Warm-water copper ionized therapy pool
- Custom orthotics station
- A step-down/wellness program
The OSF St. Francis Rehabilitation Services team offers more than 80 years combined experience with its veteran staff of physical and occupational therpaists, athletic trainers, speech therapists, exercise physiatrist, assistants and technicians. Their goal is to help patients relieve pain, improve mobility and return to work or recreational activities.