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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Yoga Nidra Now Offered Monthly

We’re pleased to announce that the last Wednesday evening yoga class of each month will be reserved for Amy Prais‘s iRest Yoga Nidra. The classroom will open at 5:45 PM for students to set up, stretch, relax and reflect. The …
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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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Cara Cazier Returns from Nairobi

Our team was short one member during the first few weeks of the year as Cara Cazier traveled to her hometown of Nairobi, Kenya over the holidays. During her stay Cara had the opportunity to volunteer at a community nursing …
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Book Drive Continues through January

Regular readers know that we are strong supporters of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and its Leadership Academy. Anna Coates is part of this year’s class of leaders from the DeKalb/Sycamore community.  Each year, students propose achievable projects to serve …
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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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Menopause–Don’t Sweat It! A Panel Discussion

Thursday, Jan. 25 | 6:00-7:30 PM | FREE Some tell stories of hot flashes, mood swings, sleeplessness–and other rather inconvenient interruptions. Others shrug “Meh–didn’t affect me much.” Doubtless you’ve heard a few menopausal tales through family or friends.  Such stories …
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Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation

Wednesday, January 31 | 6:00-7:00 PM Every quarter, in place of her regular Wednesday evening yoga class, instructor Amy Prais offers this guided meditation called iRest Yoga Nidra. Anyone can do Yoga Nidra–all you need to be able to do …
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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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Winter Restorative Yoga

Friday, Dec. 22 | 6:00-8:00 pm Relax. Rejuvenate. Restore. With the holidays approaching, in the midst of all our travel plans and get-togethers, it is easy to forget to take a little time for ourselves.  Whether you are working hard to …
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