Category Archives: Women’s Health

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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“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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Shaun Mathen, DO to Offer Ayurvedic Consultation at CT

Shaun Mathen may be a familiar name to some readers; he is a local physician board certified in Osteopathic and Integrative Medicine and has been a guest speaker for one of our panel evenings. We have also featured an interview …
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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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Men have Pelvic Floor Problems, Too

Pelvic floor physical therapy has become almost synonymous with “women’s health.” The reason is understandable: women, after all, experience childbirth, and any number of physical issues can arise after pregnancy. Yet in terms of the musculoskeletal makeup of the pelvis, the …
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Be Strong: Bladder Health Class

Wednesday, Nov. 9 | 6pm-7:30 pm | FREE With more than 25 million Americans affected by either bladder control or bowel control issues, the medical community has taken note. Since incontinence is a symptom rather than a disease, the method of treatment depends …
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Connections: Talking (Low) Back

Thursday, Oct. 13  |  6:00-7:30 PM Most of us have experienced some form of low back pain, from a dull, low-level ache to numbness to full-on, acute “throwing your back out.” There are many reasons for low back issues, and …
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Core Strength for Moms and Diastasis Screen at Sycamore Public Library

Thursday, Oct. 6 | 6:00 PM Jamie Justice, PT, will be speaking at the Sycamore Public Library about gaining core strength after having a baby and providing free screening for diastasis recti, a condition common to women after giving birth involving …
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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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