Category Archives: Research

Older Adults and Physical Activity

A recent article published in the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy sought to compare performance in physical activity measures in adults who did and did not meet the US Department of Health and Human Services’ 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for …
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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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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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Back Pain and State-of-the-Art Medicine

With the advent of functional MRI (fMRI), research study of the human brain has advanced, and we are beginning to understand more about how our perceptions shape our healing process. It turns out that our perception of pain—not just the …
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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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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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Feminine Aspects of the Divine: The Shekinah Class

Saturday, June 13 | 9am-7pm

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Sexual Assault Awareness

April marks the 14th annual Sexual Assault Awareness month. Sexual Assault Awareness month serves as a time to bring attention to sexual assault and the impact it has on both individuals, families, and communities across the country. According to the …
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Bridging Traditional and Complementary Medicine: A Panel Discussion

Wednesday, Feb. 4   6:30-8:30 PM Some distrust modern medicine, with its emphasis on medicating symptoms. Others believe their doctor’s opinion is sacrosanct, scoffing at natural remedies, skeptical of a complementary approach. These days, the worlds of traditional and complementary medicine …
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Research shows manual therapy techniques used in physical therapy treatments is an effective way to decrease pelvic pain in men.

Anderson RU, Wise D, et al. Integration of myofascial trigger point release and paradoxical relaxation training treatment of chronic pelvic pain in men. J Urol. 2005; 174: 155-160. This study included 138 men with CP/CPPS who were treated for at …
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