Category Archives: training

Young Athletes and Specialization: What Parents Should Know

Chances are, you already know that youth participation in sports has many benefits, including providing consistent exercise, promoting overall health, teaching teamwork, leadership, discipline, self-esteem, peer socialization, and an opportunity for fun.  Despite these many benefits, the trend towards early …
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Our Healthy Habit Initiative!

Creative Therapeutics is getting ready to celebrate 20 years in business! We’re proud to have the support of our community as we’ve grown, providing our forward-looking model of one-on-one physical therapy and wide-ranging, health-related classes, workshops, and panel events. To …
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Mind-Body Health Discussion / Heartfulness Meditation

Fridays | 5:30-6:30 PM | Free After the great turnout for Joan Laurino’s Conscious Living series over the past few months, we are happy to say that these free, Friday evening offerings will continue! Mind-Body Health explores how the power …
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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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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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Posted in Women's Health, Research, Physical Therapy, Body after Baby, training, exercise, incontinence

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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