Category Archives: Physical Therapy

Are You at Risk for a Fracture?

One in three women over 50 and one in six men will experience osteoporotic fractures.  FRAX is an assessment tool used by doctors but can be usually used by anyone to input information that will let you know your risk …
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Advanced Core Exercises

In our final FREE Core Concepts workshop, you’ll discover how to modify more challenging core exercises to meet your current abilities. You don’t need to be “advanced”–just willing to try and ready to have fun!
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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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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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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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Pelvic Floor Muscles: The Five S’s

The pelvic floor muscles are some of the smallest in our body.  But together they create a very important diaphragm that provides a ton of support for our core. Here are the 5 S’s:  Sexual Function During intercourse, the pelvic floor …
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Tuning into Your Body

Whether it’s that “a-ha!” moment many of our physical therapy pateints describe, the sense of peace and rejuvenation many discover through yoga or other exercise, or the mindfulness–being conscious of your own brain’s messages and patterns–that you  practice and hone …
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Core Concepts–Posture: The Key to a Strong Core

Thursday, Nov. 8 | 6:00-7:00 PM We had a great turnout for our first workshop in this series all about how the respiratory diaphragm works to “ignite” the core muscles! Now, find out how integral your core is to your …
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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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