Category Archives: Physical Therapy

Creative in the Community

You never know who you might run into at a Bears game! The Family Service Agency of DeKalb was kind enough to provide preseason opening game tickets for Mark and his youth mentee through the agency. They were having a …
Read More

Posted in Physical Therapy, training, exercise, Creative in the Community

Exercise and the Fourth Trimester

Our health care system has been slow to address deficiencies in the provision of care to the mother after pregnancy. Awareness of this deficiency is gaining momentum, and the medical community is beginning to embrace the importance of “fourth trimester” …
Read More

Posted in Publication, Yoga, Women's Health, Physical Therapy, Body after Baby, Chronic pain, training, exercise, incontinence

Assessing Ballet Pointe Readiness in Young Dancers

Background: Most young ballet dancers eagerly await the time when they will get to advance to dancing en pointe; and if they wish to dance ballet professionally, dancing en pointe is a requirement.  The purpose of this article is to …
Read More

Posted in Publication, Research, Physical Therapy

Welcome, Justin Hoffman!

Our new personal trainer dove right in, taking over some Total Gym classes helping personal training clients, and even running our recent body rolling workshop. Justin Hoffman is currently a graduate student completing a Master of Science degree in exercise …
Read More

Posted in stretching, Total Gym, Physical Therapy, training, exercise, Personal Training Tagged , , , , , , ,

Core Exercises Workshop

Saturday, May 18 | 9:30-10:30 AM | FREE As part of LiveHealthy DeKalb County’s Get Active Week, we’re offering this free workshop great for beginners and workout enthusiasts, alike! If you missed any of our Core Concepts series, this will …
Read More

Posted in stretching, Physical Therapy, training, exercise Tagged , , , , ,

Injury Prevention for Runners

Whether or not you are an avid runner, you probably know running is a great form of exercise that is both easy and accessible. Some delve deep into the competitive/training aspect of running while for others running simply offers a …
Read More

Posted in Research, Physical Therapy, training, exercise Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sam Eakes Attends Functional Mobilization Course

In early April I had the opportunity to travel to Denver, Colorado, for a continuing education course called Functional Mobilization I. The class presented an integrated approach to patient care with emphasis on soft tissue mobilization. In addition to soft …
Read More

Posted in Manual Therapy, Physical Therapy Tagged , , ,

Jamie Justice at Sycamore CrossFit

Jamie Justice, PT, WCS, recently had a great time spending a few hours with the coaches from Sycamore CrossFit discussing pelvic floor and core strengthening principles. Here, she shares some of her experience and explains some of the concerns women …
Read More

Posted in Women's Health, Men's Health, Physical Therapy, training, exercise, incontinence Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Lynn Batalden Attends CoreAlign Workshop

OwnerLynn Batalden, DPT, Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, recently attended a CoreAlign workshop to learn how to use our CoreAlign equipment more effectively.  The three-day class further confirmed Lynn’s high opinion of this equipment to be used for all types of clients.  …
Read More

Posted in Physical Therapy, training, exercise, Personal Training Tagged , , , , , , ,

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 …
Read More

Posted in Yoga, Osteoporosis, Women's Health, Men's Health, Total Gym, Physical Therapy, exercise Tagged , , , , , , , ,