Flourish Physical Therapy | About Dana Sackar, MPT, Flourish Physical Therapy in Chicago
About Dana Sackar, MPT in Chicago, Certified Mercier Therapist
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Dana Sackar

 Dana Sackar, MPT

I am a physical therapist and received my Bachelor’s of Exercise Science in 1996 and Master’s of Physical Therapy in 1998 from Saint Louis University. I have been in practice for the past 20 years. I began my career in outpatient orthopedics where I worked with many well-known physicians in the Chicagoland area. My joy of becoming a mother in 2008 guided me to a more flexible work environment in home health.  There I specialized in chronic pain and began practicing craniosacral therapy, zero balancing, and lymphatic drainage treating a diverse group of patients with a variety of medical conditions. Most recently my own fertility issues, resulting from scar tissue from a c-section, led me to become a certified Mercier Therapist.

I’ve recently become a member of the American Academy of Fertility Care Professionals, AAFCP.


I am passionate about Women’s Health, with an emphasis on infertility, pelvic pain, pre and postnatal care, and c-section recovery. My focus is naturally minded with a holistic approach to treating each person as an individual. The foundation of my practice is built on compassion and mindfulness, which helps yield dynamic results. I am committed to providing the highest quality of care to my patients. I am here to help you in your journey to healing. I will educate you regarding the best possible health and wellness choices and help restore balance within your body, in order to be the best you can be.

My daily spiritual practice is a guide for how I live my life. Each day I take the time to meditate, connecting to my inner self and life’s intention. Helping others nourishes my soul and allows me to be the best I can be. It is my goal every day to live my life authentically with compassion, joy, and well-being. By doing this work and being a mother, I am able to fulfill my life’s intention and for this, I am very thankful.