Joe L’Abbe,PT


Physical Therapist

Joe L'Abbe - Physical Therapist

It is a rewarding experience to help patients improve and restore physical function.

Certified Lymphedema Therapist - University of Wisconsin

“A personalized physical therapy program can help cancer patients return to their prior level of functioning and encourage lifestyle changes that may help improve overall health and well-being,” says Joe L’Abbe, Physical Therapist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America ® (CTCA), Chicago.

L’Abbe joined CTCA® in 2013 to focus on helping patients improve their quality of life. He believes in a patient-centric approach to the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. Working with cancer patients, L’Abbe strives to help improve movement and function, relieve pain and expand movement potential.

L’Abbe earned a bachelor’s degree at University of Illinois at Chicago in physical education and kinesiotherapy. He then returned to University of Illinois at Chicago, where he graduated with a second bachelor’s degree in physical therapy.  

When he is not at CTCA, L’Abbe enjoys spending time with his wife. Together, they have a grown son and daughter. Outside of work, he is also passionate about bicycling.