Category Archives: training

Yogis in Training

Over that last few months, owner Lynn Batalden, DPT, and bookkeeper/CFO Cindy Benard have been training for certification as yoga instructors. The two sisters share a mutual interest in yoga, and this training not only offers a chance to deepen …
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You, as a Whole

We’re proud of our team here at Creative Therapeutics. Our office staff, our therapists and our expert instructors–we all learn from each other and pull toward the same mission: providing innovative care by looking at your whole person and providing …
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Why Body after Baby?©

We treat many women who present a variety of conditions from pre- and postpartum to several years after giving birth. Safely gaining and building core strength is a common part of their treatment. Even if they don’t suffer from incontinence, …
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Is Personal Training Right for You?

Over the last few years, as traditional gym memberships have trended down, people are choosing personal training and small fitness classes in increasing numbers–and gyms have adapted to this choice. The reasons for this approach aren’t hard to understand. While …
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Introducing CoreAlign®

Physical therapy conferences always have vendors demonstrating the latest products. Reactions usually vary from “It’s great but we already have something like this” to “Cool–maybe someday!” One typically attends these conferences for the education and the networking; browsing the vendors …
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Out in the Community: First Impressions Count

Over the last two years, owner Mark Mattson has been active on the planning committee for the leadership group that grew out of the #ProudlyDekalb effort, an effort focused on growth, development, branding, and planning for DeKalb. The main purpose …
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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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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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