Category Archives: training

Conscious Living Workshop Series

Creative Therapeutics has partnered with NIU to present a free series of five consecutive workshops, beginning Friday, June 9, 5:30-6:30. Conscious Living is a way of experiencing the world so that we can avoid being overcome by the emotional ups …
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“I love you guys, but I’m not in-network…”

Maybe you’re a former patient who has recently changed your insurance provider. Maybe you have a high deductible. Or maybe you’ve heard great things about Creative Therapeutics, but worry your insurance won’t cover care. Our national leaders still battle over health …
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The Body of the Harpist: Physical Therapy and the Arts

Performing artists often become accustomed to the tension they place on their bodies while practicing or developing a technique over long periods of time. This tension can lead to repetitive strain injury, which in turn limits the artist’s ability to …
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Welcome to Jennesa Miller!

In the coming months, you’ll see a new face among the physical therapists at Creative Therapeutics: student clinical observer, Jennesa Miller. Jennesa attended Augustana College to purse a bachelor’s degree in biology, with a focus on pre-medicine. However, after sustaining …
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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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Pelvicore on Tuesday Afternoons

We love Pelvicore–it’s a great system that targets your core muscles. Your abs, glutes, hips, thighs, and back muscles provide foundational stability for just about any movement you make. With Pelvicore, you’ll feel stronger and more mobile, overall, from the …
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Holiday Gift Specials

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Introduction to Healing Touch: A Gift for Self and Others

Tuesday, Nov. 29 | 6:00-8:00 PM Healing touch was developed in the 1980s by a nurse who was talented in using energetic principles and touch for healing.  I wanted to offer this class here because I see how many people are …
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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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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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