Manisha Patel PT, MS

Elevate physical therapy Chicago

Manisha is a qualified and experienced physiotherapy practitioner. She completed her Master’s in Science in Physical Therapy in 2001. She amalgamated her two loves, physical therapy care and travel, and started her career as a travel physiotherapist. Her work took her across the globe and to cities like New York and Hawaii, but she found her calling in the beautiful city of Chicago. 


She has a varied experience in Physical therapy care and has worked in pediatric care, acute and long-term care facilities, and has treated complex orthopedic and neurological injuries. Manisha focuses on pain relief by locating the root cause of pains and chronic injuries. 


Manisha, a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, believes that learning never ceases and continues her development and desire for excellence by supplementing her formal education with the following courses:


  • McKenzie Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar, Thoracic, Cervical Spine
  • McKenzie Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Joints
  • Maitland Therapy of the Spine and Peripheral Joints
  • Mulligan Manual Therapy Concept of Upper & Lower Quarter
  • The Evaluation, Treatment, and Management of Temporomandibular Disorders, Craniofacial Pain, and Orofacial Pain
  • Cervical Spine Examination Evaluation and Intervention: A Neuromechanical Perspective
  • Treatment of Common Extremity Dysfunction through Mobilization
  • Myofascial Release
  • Pain Management and Graded Motor Imagery
  • Mobilization of the Nervous System (D. Butler)
  • Therapeutic taping techniques
  • Treatment and Management of SI Joint Dysfunction
  • An Introduction to Vestibular Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor Function and Dysfunction
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: Examination & Intervention Strategies
  • Kinetic Chain Evaluation and functional Exercise Approaches