Category Archives: Publication

Big News for Creative Therapeutics

Creative Therapeutics is excited to announce it will be joining forces with Doctors of Physical Therapy, a company with clinical locations across Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan that shares our philosophy of one-on-one, evidence-based, patient-centered care. Don’t worry–we are still the …
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The Female Athlete Triad: Risks for the Young Female Athlete

Fall sports season is just beginning, and young women today enjoy a huge variety of sport. The many positive physical and psychological benefits of exercise and sports participation are well-known, but can these activities sometimes go too far and cause …
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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” …
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Posted in Publication, Yoga, Women's Health, Physical Therapy, Body after Baby, Chronic pain, training, exercise, incontinence

CT and District 428

Teachers and staff of District 428: we know, firsthand, how much you bring to our community and how hard to work to teach and mentor our kids! We want you to know we appreciate you, and we’re here to help …
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PTs Attend CoreAlign Class

In June our PT staff traveled to Chicago to a Pilates studio called Flow Studios in Lincoln Park.  Mike, Lynn, Jamie, and Sam took an hour-long class on the CoreAlign® machine and learned a few more tricks on this versatile …
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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 …
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The Airplane Test

Lynn Batalden, DPT, OCS has recently contributed an article to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) that will be sent out to the members of the APTA’s special interest group for the performing arts.  The type of article is called …
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Girls on the Run DeKalb County 2019

Creative Therapeutics was a proud sponsor once again this year for the DeKalb County Girls on The Run race.  Girls on the Run is an international program, the mission of which is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and …
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Creative in the Community

Jamie Justice, PT, WCS, and Sam Eakes, DPT, took part in this year’s Girls on the Run DeKalb County Program last May. Sam represented the clinic while Jamie coached the St. Mary School DeKalb’s team. Read about it here. Mark …
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Summer Restorative Yoga Workshop

Friday, June 21 | 6:00-8:00 PM The summer solstice is upon us! Celebrate the official arrival of summer with this popular, incredibly relaxing yoga workshop. If you’re new to yoga or feel like yoga may be too challenging, don’t worry! With …
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