Sovereign Pediatric Therapy – Therapies That Produce Results

About Us


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Rick Rausch PT, MBA
Rick is the founder and Senior Vice President of Sovereign Rehabilitation of Illinois. As a physical therapist specializing in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, post-surgical rehabilitation, neurological disorders and amputees, Rick's quiet and gentle spirit, combined with his vast clinical experience, provides a unique and effective approach to patient care. Rick is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, served two years as President of the Illinois Physical Therapy Association, and currently serves on the American Medical Association's committee on Resource Values. As a physical therapist, entrepreneur and administrator for more than 20 years, Rick has established and managed more than 20 rehabilitation sites. His passion for development and growth of quality therapy practices continues to meet the needs of those seeking superior rehabilitative services for both adults and children in the greater Chicago area.


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Debra Denniger, OTD, OTR/L, Director of Pediatric Therapy, has more than 20 years of experience as a clinic director, consultant, and hands-on therapist. Debbie is NDT
trained and certified in the administration and interpretation of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests. Debbie conducts workshops nationally for therapists on the topic of Sensory Processing Disorders and is the author of an on-line course for pediatric therapists. Debbie has a reputation for growing pediatric therapy clinics by focusing on providing highly effective, quality therapy and by empowering and providing therapists, parents and children with the tools needed to promote and achieve maximum function and physical well-being.


Locations / Contact Us



Sovereign Pediatric Therapy
2835 North Sheffield
Suite 401
Chicago, Illinois 60657
T 773.755.7566
F 773.755.7580
Lead Therapist: Megan A. Murphy, M.S., CCC-SLP

Map of Chicago location



Crystal Lake

Sovereign Pediatric Therapy

390 E Congress Parkway, Unit A

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

T 815.477.4788

F 815.477.4790

Director: Melissa S. Nielsen PT, DPT

Map of Crystal Lake location



Sovereign Pediatric Therapy
1315 Macom Drive
Suite 103
(near Aurora and Plainfield on Rt. 59,
just north of White Eagle Golf Club)
T 630.585.PEDS (7337)

F 630.585.7333

Director: Debra Denniger OTD, OTR/L

Map of Naperville location




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