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Fractured Mind

Several years ago, I had lingering pain in my left ankle and went to a podiatrist to find out the reason. The doctor took an x-ray and discovered bone fragments were causing the pain from several previous ankle injuries.  He …
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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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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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Celebrating Local Health Awareness Week

September 11-17, 2017 From the uncertainty caused by political schisms that seem to sabotage any sensible progress to the almost monolithic advance of “Big Data” in medical and commercial fields, we’d be forgiven thinking the very term health care, itself, …
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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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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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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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A Sound Healing Journey

Friday, December 4–6:30-8:00 PM Employing an eclectic variety of musical instruments, instructor Sven Hansen creates meditative aural soundscapes specifically tailored restore harmony between body and mind. Sounds are targeted to resonate with each specific chakra. Each Sound Healing workshop is …
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