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Creative in the Community

NIU Campus Meets Community Block Party | Tues., Sept. 11 | 11:00-2:00 PM Creative Therapeutics will join the festivities at this new event on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commons at NIU held to introduce our local Chamber of Commerce …
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Body Rolling Workshop: Upper Body | Thursday, June 14 | 6:00-7:15 PM

Wow! We had a great turnout of brave souls for the lower body-focused portion of our Body Rolling Workshop last month. We hope to continue the pain fun next month as we turn our attention to the upper body–back, shoulders, …
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Amy Prais Goes for RYT 500

Yoga instructor Amy Prais has begun working to complete her next level of yoga training. Amy is currently registered as an RYT 200. An RYT 500 means she will complete an additional 300 hours of teacher training and have been …
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Direct Access Bill Passes House

Great news! The Direct Access bill passed the House of the Illinois General Assembly unanimously!  This is a promising development. HB 4643 as amended will now move to the Senate without opposition. Next week: we will be asking for you to contact …
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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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Awareness through Movement: The Feldenkrais Method

Thursday, July 14 | 6:00-7:30 PM  I have been teaching my patients what I know about the Feldenkrais Method for many years. Feldenkrais teaches you how to observe the movement and the tensions in your own body and become intimately aware of–and connected …
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Yoga for Osteoporosis

Saturday, May 14 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Yes, yoga is great for bone health, too! Beginners are most welcome to this gentle two-hour workshop designed to build healthy bones and prevent osteoporosis. Adaptations of each pose will be demonstrated, from …
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Connections: All about the Knee

Weds. April 13, 6:00-7:30 PM The knee is the largest joint in the body. This elegant, complicated structure does a lot of work while supporting our weight. Knee problems can affect people of every age, and sometimes the causes of …
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Jamie Justice Attends Pelvic Pain Course

Jamie Justice, PT, WCS recently attended a continuing education class in November at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in Houston.  The class, titled Finding the Driver in Pelvic Pain, was an advanced level class to help physical therapists sharpen diagnostic …
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Eating for the Right Reasons: A Chat with Dr. Mathen

Back in February, Shaun Mathen, DO, joined us for a panel discussion on a topic that is a mission and a passion for all of us: integrative medicine. During this discussion (which also included Lynn Batalden, DPT, acupuncturist/herbalist Pat Faivre, …
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