Category Archives: Publication

Exercise and the Fourth Trimester

Our health care system has been slow to address deficiencies in the provision of care to the mother after pregnancy. Awareness of this deficiency is gaining momentum, and the medical community is beginning to embrace the importance of “fourth trimester” …
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Posted in Publication, Yoga, Women's Health, Physical Therapy, Body after Baby, Chronic pain, training, exercise, incontinence

CT and District 428

Teachers and staff of District 428: we know, firsthand, how much you bring to our community and how hard to work to teach and mentor our kids! We want you to know we appreciate you, and we’re here to help …
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PTs Attend CoreAlign Class

In June our PT staff traveled to Chicago to a Pilates studio called Flow Studios in Lincoln Park.  Mike, Lynn, Jamie, and Sam took an hour-long class on the CoreAlign® machine and learned a few more tricks on this versatile …
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Assessing Ballet Pointe Readiness in Young Dancers

Background: Most young ballet dancers eagerly await the time when they will get to advance to dancing en pointe; and if they wish to dance ballet professionally, dancing en pointe is a requirement.  The purpose of this article is to …
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Posted in Publication, Research, Physical Therapy

The Airplane Test

Lynn Batalden, DPT, OCS has recently contributed an article to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) that will be sent out to the members of the APTA’s special interest group for the performing arts.  The type of article is called …
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Girls on the Run DeKalb County 2019

Creative Therapeutics was a proud sponsor once again this year for the DeKalb County Girls on The Run race.  Girls on the Run is an international program, the mission of which is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and …
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Creative in the Community

Jamie Justice, PT, WCS, and Sam Eakes, DPT, took part in this year’s Girls on the Run DeKalb County Program last May. Sam represented the clinic while Jamie coached the St. Mary School DeKalb’s team. Read about it here. Mark …
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Summer Restorative Yoga Workshop

Friday, June 21 | 6:00-8:00 PM The summer solstice is upon us! Celebrate the official arrival of summer with this popular, incredibly relaxing yoga workshop. If you’re new to yoga or feel like yoga may be too challenging, don’t worry! With …
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Mike Reuland Attends Dry Needling Course

In mid-April I went to Brighton, Colorado, for KinetaCore’s Level 1 Functional Dry Needling course for continuing education and had a great time. Dry needling is a relatively new treatment technique for physical therapists in Illinois, employing a thin filiform needle to penetrate skin to …
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Introduction to Prime of Life Yoga®: Optimum Health for Midlife and Beyond

We’re excited to have Linda Karl back as a guest instructor for this great new yoga workshop!
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