Category Archives: Chronic pain

Mind-Body Health Discussion / Heartfulness Meditation

Fridays | 5:30-6:30 PM | Free After the great turnout for Joan Laurino’s Conscious Living series over the past few months, we are happy to say that these free, Friday evening offerings will continue! Mind-Body Health explores how the power …
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Posted in Meditation, Chronic pain, training

Introducing Patrick Stramka, L.Ac. M.S.O.M

We are pleased to announce that beginning August 12, Saturdays will be available for acupuncture treatments with Patrick Stramka here at Creative Therapeutics. Patrick is a 2002 graduate of the Midwest School of Oriental Medicine and the owner of Positive …
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District 428 Benefit/Vendor Fair

We say it a lot, but we do love our DeKalb teachers and school staff here at Creative Therapeutics! As parents, we see firsthand the remarkable achievements and mentorship our schools provide in academics, athletics, and the arts, and how …
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Posted in Publication, Yoga, Osteoporosis, Gastro-Intestinal, Women's Health, Men's Health, Research, Total Gym, Massage Therapy, Manual Therapy, Physical Therapy, Body after Baby, Meditation, nutrition, Chronic pain, training, exercise, incontinence Tagged , , , ,

“I love you guys, but I’m not in-network…”

Maybe you’re a former patient who has recently changed your insurance provider. Maybe you have a high deductible. Or maybe you’ve heard great things about Creative Therapeutics, but worry your insurance won’t cover care. Our national leaders still battle over health …
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The Body of the Harpist: Physical Therapy and the Arts

Performing artists often become accustomed to the tension they place on their bodies while practicing or developing a technique over long periods of time. This tension can lead to repetitive strain injury, which in turn limits the artist’s ability to …
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Shaun Mathen, DO to Offer Ayurvedic Consultation at CT

Shaun Mathen may be a familiar name to some readers; he is a local physician board certified in Osteopathic and Integrative Medicine and has been a guest speaker for one of our panel evenings. We have also featured an interview …
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Connections: The Shoulder

Thursday, March 9 | 6:00-7:30 PM | Free Have you notice you aren’t able to lift your arm like you used to? Do you dread a game of catch with your kids?  When might surgery be necessary? Are there ways …
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Posted in Manual Therapy, Physical Therapy, Chronic pain, exercise

No Slouch: Laptop Posture Solutions

When it comes to communication and sharing information, more people today opt for the portability of laptops, tablets, and smart phones over desktop computers, despite the latter’s processing power and relative ergonomic soundness. Yet when it comes to real productivity–writing, …
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Connections: The Neck

Thursday, Jan. 19 | 6:00-7:30 PM | Free Do you have trouble turning your head when driving? Have you experienced numbness or tingling in your arm? Do you wake up with headaches, or constant stiffness in your neck? With so …
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Posted in Publication, stretching, Osteoporosis, Physical Therapy, Chronic pain, exercise

Men have Pelvic Floor Problems, Too

Pelvic floor physical therapy has become almost synonymous with “women’s health.” The reason is understandable: women, after all, experience childbirth, and any number of physical issues can arise after pregnancy. Yet in terms of the musculoskeletal makeup of the pelvis, the …
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Posted in Women's Health, Men's Health, Manual Therapy, Physical Therapy, Chronic pain, incontinence