Lincoln Park 773-770-2419
1320 W. Fullerton Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

Illinois Center 312-801-8440
211 N. Stetson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601

Our Staff


Sally Fansler

Sally has extensive clinical expertise in treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries, postural dysfunctions and overuse syndromes. She has a special interest in manual therapy, sports medicine, and lower extremity biomechanics. She has attended numerous continuing education courses to advance her knowledge base and displays an obvious passion for the physical therapy profession. As a business owner, Sally has a knack for connecting talented and experienced staff, making a positive experience for the patients at Lakeshore PT.

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James Bansberg

James received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University. He embraces the concept of evidence-based medicine and uses this to maximize both the effectiveness and individuality of his treatments. In 2014, James was certified in muscle trigger point dry needling and continues to utilize it effectively in his treatment. James' passion and experience in orthopedic and sports PT helps individuals of all abilities reach their goals with a treatment philosophy that includes manual therapy, sport/client-specific exercise, and education. His interests include injury prevention, overhead athlete/shoulder injuries, golf rehab, and postural re-education.

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Jill Jonda

Jill earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Youngstown State University and is an expert in orthopedic, musculoskeletal, and return to sport rehabilitation. She focuses her treatment on utilizing manual techniques in conjunction with a solid exercise program, which has provided her patients with optimal rehabilitation potential. Jill takes her time with each patient emphasizing the importance of patient understanding and education, and ultimately, prevention of future re-occurrence. When Jill is not working, she enjoys staying active doing yoga, running, strength training, and exploring Chicago.

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Constance Taras

Constance is from Nashville but now considers Chicago home. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Belmont University in 2014 and achieved her designation of orthopedic certified specialist in 2017. She feels passionate about empowering her patients with the right knowledge and tools so they may actively participate in their recovery process along the way. Constance values relationships and enjoys getting to know each of her patients personally and create a unique program tailored to their personal goals. As a previous collegiate lacrosse player, she also has a strong interest in return to play rehab and overall injury prevention.

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Julia Glick

Julia is passionate about empowering her patients through corrective exercise and manual techniques in order to help them return to what they love doing. She strives to educate each patient to achieve his or her optimal benefit from physical therapy and to progress independently once the PT journey is completed. Julia received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Illinois University. She played Ultimate Frisbee and loves to collaborate with a variety of athletes on their recovery.

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Lauren Sweeney

Office Manager, Lincoln Park
Lauren is devoted to customer service. She ensures that scheduling and insurance billing run smoothly, verifying patient benefits and confirming upcoming appointments so that our patients can focus on their recovery. Whether she's following up with insurance companies to make sure claims are processed properly or amusing and engaging patients with her daily trivia and Questions of the Day, her friendly and helpful personality is always visible.

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Joni Modaff

Office Coordinator, Illinois Center
Joni expertly coordinates the insurance billing, benefit verifications, and scheduling at Lakeshore PT at the Illinois Center location. She’s detailed-oriented, providing a hassle-free atmosphere, so each patient can focus on getting better. Joni’s goal is to provide the best customer service and overall patient experience at the clinic each day.

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