Benjamin Kim, PT, DPT, OCS

Benjamin Kim 

Education: BS in Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana IL; DPT at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL

Certification: Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Dry Needling (Kinetacore level 1, 2), Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)

Member: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Orthopedic section of the APTA, Illinois Physical Therapy Association (IPTA)

Focus/Emphasis: Orthopedics, chronic pain, sports injuries, movement assessment, shoulder rehab, arthritis, and ankle rehab.

Interests: I love spending time with my family, playing and watching basketball, hanging out with friends, power lifting, and golfing. I especially love going to the park with my wife and two sons and going to coffee shops!

Personal Quote: “A healthy body is a gift that many people take for granted until they lose the ability to function properly. I am blessed to have the opportunity to assist people in restoring their function and helping them return to what they love doing in everyday life. I’m privileged to work with people at Mettler who share the same passion for helping others.”


“Ben was very professional, highly respectful and truly cared about resolving my issues.”


“Ben was exceptionally competent, helpful, and supportive. I would recommend him to anyone!”


“Very impressed with Ben—very knowledgeable in accessing the problem”


Resources from Benjamin Kim

Mobility or Stability

Mobility or Stability

"Have you tried stretching, foam rolling, and massage for years but your muscles seem to tighten back up?" A problem we all know too well. . .  Have you had a muscle that is perpetually ‘tight’? You have tried stretching it for years, foam rolling until it hurt,...

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Tips For Staying Active in the Winter

Tips For Staying Active in the Winter

"There is a concept of use it or lose it that come into play with decreased activity..." Doctor of Physical Therapy, Ben Kim and WDWS radio host, Scott Beatty discuss tips on how to stay active during the winter and the consequences of long-term decreased activity....

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Telehealth Review with Topper Steinman

Telehealth Review with Topper Steinman

“I like personal, on- site help.  I was leery and doubtful that a Telehealth experience might help.  Nothing could be further from my truth.  My  telehealth sessions have been incredibly helpful & healing.” Topper Steinman

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