Category Archives: exercise

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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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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Torn Meniscus: PT vs. Surgery

Your doctor has informed you that the pain and swelling in your knee is due to a torn meniscus. Sometimes, a doctor might recommend physical therapy as a conservative treatment alternative to surgery. With this type of injury, choosing which …
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Cara Cazier Returns from Nairobi

Our team was short one member during the first few weeks of the year as Cara Cazier traveled to her hometown of Nairobi, Kenya over the holidays. During her stay Cara had the opportunity to volunteer at a community nursing …
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Is Personal Training Right for You?

Over the last few years, as traditional gym memberships have trended down, people are choosing personal training and small fitness classes in increasing numbers–and gyms have adapted to this choice. The reasons for this approach aren’t hard to understand. While …
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Introducing CoreAlign®

Physical therapy conferences always have vendors demonstrating the latest products. Reactions usually vary from “It’s great but we already have something like this” to “Cool–maybe someday!” One typically attends these conferences for the education and the networking; browsing the vendors …
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Bringing the Ankle to Heal

Ankle sprain is an incredibly common injury that most people allow to heal on its own.  In over 800,000 patients who reported for assessment of lateral ankle sprain, only 11% had rehabilitation codes associated with them (2016). So is ankle …
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Young Athletes and Specialization: What Parents Should Know

Chances are, you already know that youth participation in sports has many benefits, including providing consistent exercise, promoting overall health, teaching teamwork, leadership, discipline, self-esteem, peer socialization, and an opportunity for fun.  Despite these many benefits, the trend towards early …
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Our Healthy Habit Initiative!

Creative Therapeutics is getting ready to celebrate 20 years in business! We’re proud to have the support of our community as we’ve grown, providing our forward-looking model of one-on-one physical therapy and wide-ranging, health-related classes, workshops, and panel events. To …
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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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