Stay on the Barbell and Off the Bench.

Injury Prevention, Performance Movement Assessments and More Available at EAD | CFAH.

Book Your Physical Therapy Appointment Now.

Elite Athletic Development | CrossFit Arlington Heights resident Physical Therapist Chris Arce offers student and adult athletes a wide range of services including Injury Prevention Screens, Performance &Movement Assessments, Cupping, Soft Tissue Manipulation, and Taping. Chris is a licensed physical therapist with more than 20 years’ experience, and specializes in orthopedics and spine rehabilitation. Mom & Grandma to a family of CrossFit athletes, and a CrossFit athlete herself, Chris has a unique understanding on how to keep athletes on the barbell and working safely toward their goals.

EAD | CFAH Athletes are encouraged to register for a complimentary, 15-minute Wellness Check with Chris. All other services are open to athletes outside the EAD | CFAH Training Community.

Interested in another time? Let us know.

Physical therapy services may be scheduled and paid for using the EAD | CFAH class registration system. In general, services are billed on 15-minute increments: $25 for 15 minutes, $45 for 30 minutes, $60 for 45 minutes, and $75 for 60 minutes; some services may be slightly less. Be sure to ask Chris if you have questions about pricing at the time of service. Sorry ... we don't process health insurance at this time.

FREE Wellness Check | Free Physical Therapy Consultation (EAD | CFAH Athletes only)

A 15-minute, complimentary consultation to discuss movement impairments or limitations that may be impacting your training or daily living performance. Your consultation will include a set of next best steps for you.

Physical Therapy Performance Assessment
A 60-minute Performance Assessment which includes injury history, current or past movement impairments, and tests on joint integrity, range of motion, and strength & flexibility, plus information on how to improve movement quality, and guidance on a home exercise plan.

Physical Therapy Injury Assessment
Discuss & identify the source of pain or injury OR any movement limitations you experience during training or daily living performance, and gain guidance on the best next steps for you. Your consultation may include a pain-relief plan, information on how to improve movement quality, and suggestions for a treatment or home exercise plan.

Physical Therapy Movement Screen
A systematic examination of the limiting factors and movement patterns that may contribute to loss of mobility, strength, power and overall performance; and help prevent or recover from injury.

Physical Therapy Muscle Testing
Identify muscle impairments that may contribute to loss of strength, power, or endurance. Muscle testing is a non-invasive, hands-on process to determine your ability to voluntarily contract and specific muscle. A custom plan of action will be prescribed if an impairment is identified.

Physical Therapy Therapeutic & Performance Enhancement Exercises
A set of movements designed to help restore and / or build strength, power, endurance, mobility, flexibility, balance and stability.

Physical Therapy Dry Cupping
Dry Cupping is a non-invasive, preventative and restorative treatment that dates back to ancient Chinese, Middle Eastern and Egyptian cultures; it has grown in popularity in recent years thanks to testimonials from professional and collegiate athletes including Michael Phelps and Serena Williams. Dry Cupping will help reduce pain, decrease inflammation, increase blood flow and promote relaxation using

Physical Therapy Manual Joint & Soft Tissue Therapy
Manual Joint or Soft Tissue Therapy helps diagnose and treat bio-mechanical injuries, and helps promote healing and pain reduction through a series of specific hands-on techniques that knead and manipulate joints, muscles, and tissues.

Physical Therapy Taping
Taping is a rehabilitation technique that provides support & stability to muscles and joints, and extends other therapy treatments like Cupping, Manual Joint Therapy and Soft Tissue Therapy.