Category Archives: Chronic pain

Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation

Wednesday, January 31 | 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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Back Pain and State-of-the-Art Medicine

With the advent of functional MRI (fMRI), research study of the human brain has advanced, and we are beginning to understand more about how our perceptions shape our healing process. It turns out that our perception of pain—not just the …
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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