Make Strength Training One of Your New Year’s Goals for Better Health

The American Heart Association recommends strength training two times weekly, working individual muscle groups close to their maximum ability.  Recent research affirms that the work-out can be short and concise: just working four muscle groups close to their maximum yielded …
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Expanded Yoga and Massage Offerings

We’re excited to announce a Yoga Level 2 class, which is designed for those with some yoga experience who want a bit more challenge. Class will take place from Saturdays from 11:15 AM-12:30 PM and will be taught alternately by …
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Jamie Justice attends course on Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain

Recently, I attended a continuing education class at Marquette University titled Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain: Rehabilitation Strategies for Pelvic Floor Clinicians. I’m always excited to come back and share these experiences with our colleagues. As physical therapists who also …
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Sam Eakes Participates in University Research Project

I love sports. I always have. As I got farther into my athletic career and then into my professional career, I began to develop a passion for sports from the rehabilitation side of things. The culture of sports is ever-changing: …
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Winter Restorative Yoga Workshop

Friday, Dec. 14 | 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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In Mike News

Michael Reuland, DPT, CSCS, will be giving talks in the fall and spring to the Northern Illinois Region Parent University. Parent University is a group dedicated to assisting parents in their personal and career development as their children move through high …
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Lauren Kiczula Returns

We’re happy to announce that Lauren Kiczula, LMT, has returned from her cross country journeys and rejoined the team here at Creative Therapeutics! Lauren will be available for massage therapy beginning Monday, Nov. 5. Her availability will be 2:00-7:00 PM …
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Holiday Specials Now Available!

Looking for unique gift ideas? Why not give the gift of wellness over the holidays? Creative Therapeutics offers a variety of bang-for-your-buck value whether you are looking for relaxation or self-improvement. These specials are a great way to show someone …
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Posture: The Key to a Strong Core

Thursday, Nov. 8 | 6:00-7:00 PM | FREE Our second installment of the Core Series is coming up on November 8th at 6 pm. In the first session we learned how to use our diaphragm to “turn on” our core …
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Hold the Light: Stories and Songs in Hope for Motherhood

Saturday, Nov. 10 | 7:00-9:00 PM | Free You are invited to an evening of brave stories, told through melodic acoustic music and poetry and meant to hold a light in the dark places that are sometimes woven through the …
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