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Windy City Wellness Services

By providing an integrative approach to care, we offer more than just pain relief or restoration of function locally. We are able to make lasting changes globally by integrating brain-based therapies with sports-related rehab. Discovering your specific needs and goals, and creating a care plan uniquely designed to address them is our passion at Windy City Wellness.
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Neuro-Orthopedic Rehabilitation

At the forefront of physical rehabilitation, NOR is an effective, efficient, and evidence- based approach combining Neurorehabilitation and orthopedic rehabilitation. NeuroOrthopedic Rehabilitation employs a combination of traditional therapeutic exercises, manual muscle therapy, novel brain-based strategies, and cognitive training to rehabilitate the nervous system and individual at every level.

These therapies stimulate areas of the brain and body to help with acute pain, sports injury/injury rehabilitation, persistent pain, post-surgical rehabilitation, dizziness/vertigo, concussions, and factors contributing to optimal function and performance including balance, coordination, and spatial awareness.

Treatments may consist of

  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Soft tissue and joint mobilization
  • Balance/Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Eye exercises
  • Cognitive training (coordination, timing, planning, sequencing)
  • Light, Sound, touch, vibration


Dr. Pontarelli uses manual adjustments to stimulate the nervous system to provide localized pain relief, mobilize the joints, and stimulate the brain activity for that area of the body.


Some patients seek our care specifically for digestive issues or migraines, which are often helped through nutrition, diet and lifestyle changes. With his broad understanding of nutrition, Dr. Pontarelli will often make nutrition recommendations for other patients, to help expedite recovery from injuries and inflammation.


Providing patients with time to lie down and decompress in a quiet room, Dr Pontarelli utilizes acupuncture as a compliment to other therapies to relieve pain generated from muscle strains/spasms or even anxiety and stress. While acupuncture is not indicated for every patient, Dr Pontarelli may use acupuncture to help a patient get through a plateau when other therapies have stalled.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy offers a natural conservative treatment approach that relieves musculoskeletal pain for many patients. Our office provides specific massage and muscular therapy that is tailored to meet the patient’s condition and injury. The benefits of massage therapy may include increasing blood circulation, reducing swelling, relaxing muscles, relieving muscle pain and spasms, and aid in recovery and range of motion.

Book an appointment with our Massage Therapist, Jason Borecki of Being Body Aware.

Conditions We May Help

Of course, many patients come to us with neck or back pain, joint pain, injuries and headaches. We also offer sports injury rehabilitation, post surgical rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation to help with dizziness and vertigo, care for migraines, concussions, and digestive issues.

Book Today

Contact us today to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you and your family experience optimal wellness!

Windy City Wellness Services | (773) 235-7878