Category Archives: Publication

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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Anna Coates Completes Leadership Project

As part of my year-long commitment as a student in the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Academy, I had to propose a project that filled a community need and was sustainable beyond just my class year. The Friends of Literacy …
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Samantha Eakes attends Shoulder and Knee Course

A couple weeks ago I attended a continuing education course titled “The shoulder and knee: What they don’t teach you in school.” This course focused on thinking about treatment of the knee and shoulder in ways that we may not have in the past. The instructor presented updated …
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Commencement Exercises (What we’ve been up to recently)

Education is a Creative Therapeutics core value; it is an essential part of who we are and what we do. Our patients learn how their body works, how to use their bodies more efficiently, how to maintain them and avoid …
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Welcome, Michael Reuland–again!

Deja vu? Well, sort of. You see, back when we wrote that first post, we were introducing Michael Reuland, the physical therapy student who was here at Creative Therapeutics on his final clinical rotation before graduating with his DPT from …
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Body Rolling Workshop: Upper Body | Thursday, June 14 | 6:00-7:15 PM

Wow! We had a great turnout of brave souls for the lower body-focused portion of our Body Rolling Workshop last month. We hope to continue the pain fun next month as we turn our attention to the upper body–back, shoulders, …
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Local Health Awareness Week | April 23-29

It’s the second annual Local Health Awareness Week! Here in the DeKalb/Sycamore area, we really are fortunate to have a good number of local businesses and practitioners who don’t just share this view, but work to provide the spaces, products, …
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