Welcome to the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois

Small Animal Services

Rehabilitation Services

Appointment Times

7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We make every effort to accommodate the pet owner’s schedule and can typically see all appointments for an evaluation within 3 to 5 days.

Please complete a Rehabilitation Referral Form: www.illinois.edu/goto/rehabref. PDF

For consultations or appointments, contact:

Kim Knap, 217-265-5314



  • Aquatic therapy (swimming and underwater treadmill)
  • Cart and/or wheelchair fitting/adjustment
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Evaluations
  • Local hot and cold therapy
  • Massage and soft tissue massage
  • Passive range of motion exercises
  • Tailored home exercises
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Therapeutic ultrasound therapy
  • Weight management

Special Capabilities

  • Athletic conditioning
  • Dogs with chronic or neurologic conditions
  • Patients with inoperable conditions, such as osteoarthritis
  • Post-operative patients




Wanda Gordon-EvansWanda Gordon-Evans, DVM, PhD, DACVS • Elbow replacement, osteoarthrosis, post-operative pain management, cartilage repair




Additional Staff


Wanda Gordon-EvansKim Knap, BS, CVT, CCRPRehabilitation specialist