Category Archives: Chronic pain

Pelvic Floor Muscles: The Five S’s

The pelvic floor muscles are some of the smallest in our body.  But together they create a very important diaphragm that provides a ton of support for our core. Here are the 5 S’s:  Sexual Function During intercourse, the pelvic floor …
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Tuning into Your Body

Whether it’s that “a-ha!” moment many of our physical therapy pateints describe, the sense of peace and rejuvenation many discover through yoga or other exercise, or the mindfulness–being conscious of your own brain’s messages and patterns–that you  practice and hone …
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Core Concepts–Posture: The Key to a Strong Core

Thursday, Nov. 8 | 6:00-7:00 PM We had a great turnout for our first workshop in this series all about how the respiratory diaphragm works to “ignite” the core muscles! Now, find out how integral your core is to your …
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Fractured Mind

Several years ago, I had lingering pain in my left ankle and went to a podiatrist to find out the reason. The doctor took an x-ray and discovered bone fragments were causing the pain from several previous ankle injuries.  He …
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Massage Therapy: Beyond Simple Relaxation

The stereotype of people receiving massage therapy for pampering on special occasion is simply that—a stereotype. The truth is massage therapy can have real, lasting benefits on all sorts of ailments from depression to low back pain to migraines to …
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Don’t Wait to Get Your Body Back

Pregnant women often brush off symptoms such as lower back or pelvic pain or bladder issues.  “It comes with the territory; it will go away after I have the baby.”  Pregnancy and postpartum can already be overwhelming. Of course, after …
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You, as a Whole

We’re proud of our team here at Creative Therapeutics. Our office staff, our therapists and our expert instructors–we all learn from each other and pull toward the same mission: providing innovative care by looking at your whole person and providing …
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Why Body after Baby?©

We treat many women who present a variety of conditions from pre- and postpartum to several years after giving birth. Safely gaining and building core strength is a common part of their treatment. Even if they don’t suffer from incontinence, …
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Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation

Wednesday, April 25 | 6:00-7:00 PM Every quarter, in place of her regular Wednesday evening yoga class, instructor Amy Prais offers this guided meditation called iRest Yoga Nidra. Anyone can do Yoga Nidra–all you need to be able to do …
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Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation

Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 6:00-7:00 PM While we are no longer holding separate monthly Yoga Nidra or Ropes Class, we’re excited to announce that instructor Amy Prais, RYT, will be offering Yoga Nidra on a quarterly basis in lieu of …
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