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1095 Pingree Road
Suite 209
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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(847) 458-8889


Day of the Week Hours
Monday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Featured Services

Pediatric Physical Therapy
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Speech Therapy
Applied Behavior Analysis
Concussion Rehabilitation
Congenital/Neuro/Autism Services
Feeding Dysfunction Program
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Welcome to RUSH Kids Pediatric Therapy. We look forward to helping your child with their physical, occupational, speech and applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy needs. Our highly-trained clinical team will design a specialized plan of care that is just right for your child. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients and their parents, our therapy team will assist your child in achieving their highest potential by reaching their developmental milestones for school, activity and life.

Our Crystal Lake Center offers specialized programs including: feeding therapy (using an SOS approach), infant feeding, concussion rehabilitation and Foundations for Learning Early Learning Program. Learn more about our programs here.

We are also pleased to offer patients access to our specialized CoreVia Pelvic Health program. CoreVia provides care - and relief - to men, women and children who experience pelvic floor dysfunction. Our highly skilled pelvic health physical therapists will help you feel your best.

We are conveniently located at the corner of Pingree and Rakow Roads with ample parking available. We are proud to serve you and are committed to providing an exceptional experience that promotes healing and enhances your child's participation in desired family, community and school activities.

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Therapy equipment
Our Team

Brooke Seaquist, M.A., BCBA

Brooke has been a member of RUSH Kids since 2018, with 10 years of clinical experience working with kids with autism. She has worked in a therapeutic day school, in-home and outpatient health settings. Brooke has continuing education experience with toilet training, augmentative and alternative devices and behavior reduction. Brooke completed her undergraduate degree in psychology from Illinois State University followed by completing her master's degree in applied behavior analysis from Ball State University. In her free time, Brooke enjoys camping and spending time outside with her family and her dog.

Lauren Buzinski, M.S., BCBA

Lauren joined our team in 2020 after graduating from Southern Illinois University. She has clinical experience in outpatient, home and school settings. Lauren has experience with a variety of learning styles and specializes in applied behavior analysis (ABA). Services focus on a comprehensive approach to teaching everyday life skills, academic concerns and behavior management. Lauren also offers interactive parent training to help engage parents in client care and create a cooperative client experience. Lauren completed her undergraduate degree at Loyola University and moved onto to Southern Illinois University to receive her master's degree. Lauren has a passion for working with children and aiding in their overall growth and development.

Amanda Helbling, MPT

Amanda earned her master's of physical therapy from Saint Louis University and has been practicing since 2000. She has furthered her knowledge by taking numerous continuing education courses. Amanda enjoys treating children from birth to 21 years of age and is passionate about involving the family and making therapy fun. She specializes in torticollis, toe walking, developmental delays and concussions.

Julia Tansor, P.T., DPT

Julia earned her bachelor's degree in exercise science followed by her doctorate of physical therapy from Saint Louis University. She has multiple years of experience working with children of all ages and various diagnoses. Julia has a passion for working with the pediatric population and enjoys being able to make a difference in the lives of her patients and their families. She also serves as the site coordinator of clinical education for pediatric physical therapy and occupational therapy, as well as adult occupational therapy, for RUSH Kids Pediatric Therapy and RUSH Physical Therapy.

Lauren Opatrny, P.T., DPT

Lauren has been a member of Rush Kids since August 2022. She earned her bachelor's degree in human physiology at the University of Iowa. She continued her education at the University of Illinois at Chicago for her physical therapy education. She has experience working in a pediatric therapy setting, working with children of many ages including infants through high school age. Lauren has always been passionate about healthcare and working with children. In her free time she enjoys running, biking and taking walks outdoors with her dog.

Sarah Hirst, MOT, OTR/L

Sarah has been a member of the RUSH Kids team since 2022. She earned a bachelor's degree in occupational sciences followed by a master's degree in occupational therapy from Saint Louis University. She has experience working with children ages 0-18 who have sensory processing and emotional regulation difficulties, autism spectrum disorder, neurological disorders and developmental delays. Sarah enjoys coming up with fun activities and creating a welcoming environment to help everyone succeed in therapy and eager to come to every session.

Katie Meyer, SLP

Originally going to school for nursing, Katie quickly learned she wanted to be more specialized. That's when she found speech-language pathology. She enjoys seeing children make improvements in communicating. She's worked in hospitals, acute care, pediatrics and school settings. She loves to get to know the families of the children she works with and problem solve with them.

Kayla Capps, BCBA

Kayla graduated from Purdue University and is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) for RUSH Kids in Crystal Lake. Kayla has experience working with individuals ages 2-14 and has worked in both clinics and homes providing applied behavior analysis (ABA). She loves working on communication and promoting independence! When Kayla is not working, she loves being outside, taking adventures and being with her family.

Alyssa Ostrowski, SLP

Alyssa enjoys creating individualized strength-based interventions to help children achieve their goals in a meaningful way. She has experience working with families in the comfort of their homes, daycares and outpatient clinics where she has built programs for successful and effective communication skills.
All Services


  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Concussion Rehabilitation
  • Congenital/Neuro/Autism Services
  • Feeding Dysfunction Program
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Speech Therapy
  • Sensory Integration
  • Social Thinking Program

Care Delivery

  • Telerehab
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