Category Archives: Physical Therapy

CT Physical Therapists Present Work at National Conference

                  Both Jamie Justice, MPT, WCS, and Samantha Eakes, DPT, are presenting work this February at the American Physical Therapy Association’s national Combined Sections Meeting in San Antonio, TX.  APTA Combined Sections …
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Posted in Women's Health, Research, Physical Therapy, Body after Baby, training, exercise, incontinence

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

Be Strong: Bladder Health Class

Wednesday, Nov. 9 | 6pm-7:30 pm | FREE With more than 25 million Americans affected by either bladder control or bowel control issues, the medical community has taken note. Since incontinence is a symptom rather than a disease, the method of treatment depends …
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Connections: Talking (Low) Back

Thursday, Oct. 13  |  6:00-7:30 PM Most of us have experienced some form of low back pain, from a dull, low-level ache to numbness to full-on, acute “throwing your back out.” There are many reasons for low back issues, and …
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Posted in Publication, stretching, Osteoporosis, Women's Health, Men's Health, Physical Therapy, Chronic pain, exercise

Core Strength for Moms and Diastasis Screen at Sycamore Public Library

Thursday, Oct. 6 | 6:00 PM Jamie Justice, PT, will be speaking at the Sycamore Public Library about gaining core strength after having a baby and providing free screening for diastasis recti, a condition common to women after giving birth involving …
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Welcome Back, Teachers!

Educators and staff at our area’s schools are important to us here at Creative Therapeutics, and we’d like to think we have a lot to offer those who work in this field. In addition to being your choice for physical …
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Posted in Yoga, stretching, Osteoporosis, Women's Health, Men's Health, Total Gym, Massage Therapy, Physical Therapy, Meditation, Chronic pain, training, exercise Tagged , ,

Walk and Roll for Mobility Sept. 17!

^Click  picture to play video^ Are You Ready to Walk and Roll? On Saturday, September 17, two independent, privately-owned physical therapy clinics will host “Walk & Roll for Mobility,” a walk from Creative Therapeutics on Hillcrest to Northern Rehab Physical …
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Exercise and “Leakage:” A Physical Therapist’s Perspective

I recently had a conversation with someone who really likes to do CrossFit.  CrossFit is a high intensity workout regimen using varied functional movements, popular with many fitness enthusiasts.  This person told me that during training sessions people are instructed …
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