Category Archives: Publication

Creative in the Community

NIU Campus Meets Community Block Party | Tues., Sept. 11 | 11:00-2:00 PM Creative Therapeutics will join the festivities at this new event on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commons at NIU held to introduce our local Chamber of Commerce …
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Direct Access for Physical Therapy: What It Means to You and What It Means to Me

On Thursday August 16, 2018, Governor Rauner signed a bill for direct access for Physical Therapy that will now allow patients to decide to see a physical therapist without a seeing a physician first. Our profession has been working to …
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Kids Can Cook! Sept. 15

Anna Coates is involved with the Kids Can Cook!,  a youth cooking contest to raise money for Youth Mentoring through the Family Service Agency (FSA). FSA has been serving DeKalb County for the last 62 years through youth mentoring, senior …
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What’s New–Yoga Edition

Prenatal Yoga | Saturday, Sept. 8 | 8:00-9:15 AM We’re so excited to offer another great resource for expecting moms here at CT! Prenatal Yoga is appropriate for any stage of pregnancy.  No previous yoga experience is necessary.  Prenatal yoga …
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Core Concepts | New Free Workshop Series!

Regular readers, patients and students know we’re always talking about the core: those  muscles in the abdomen, back, bottom, and pelvis that provide stability and help drive so much of our movement. A complex system of muscles comprises our core, …
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iRest Yoga Nidra | Sunday, Aug. 19 | 4:00-5:00 PM

Our regular Yoga Nidra offering usually meets on the last Wednesday of the month. However, this month, we are rescheduling so that our instructor can attend an important school event. Join us Sunday, Aug. 19, from 4:00-5:00 PM for this …
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Anna Coates Volunteers at Camp

Hey! It’s Anna Coates, personal trainer at Creative Therapeutics. I recently returned from FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) camp in Gibson City, Illinois–my hometown in central Illinois. For the last eight years during the last week of June, I have …
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Pilates for Life

“Do you guys have Pilates?” We hear this question occasionally at Creative Therapeutics, and it makes sense: the principles of Pilates are right in line with our practice, as well as the types of classes and workshops we’ve offered–everything from …
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The Web We Weave–New Resources Avaialble!

If you don’t already, follow us on facebook and/or Instagram! We’re stepping up our social media game a little bit by offering daily-themed posts that provide helpful info on topics related to our work or our services, keeping you informed …
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Lynn Batalden Achieves New Board Certification

Owner Lynn Batalden, DPT is now Lynn Batalden DPT, OCS, having just received board certification as an orthopedic clinical specialist. Of the 12,448 licensed physical therapists in Illinois, only 4% of these are board certified in orthopedics. (In addition to Lynn’s …
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