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Free Classes & Workshops at CT during Get Active Week!

We’re proud to have been elected as a partner during Get Active Week, a county-wide wellness initiative led by Live Healthy DeKalb County. To help celebrate, we are offering two free workshops, along with a week of free classes for …
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Creative in the Community

On Feb. 21, owner Mark Mattson reprised his role as the emcee of the DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project banquet. The banquet serves as a fundraiser for materials used in the construction of bookshelves for area children. Headed by former DeKalb mayor, …
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Total Gym Stretches

Though great for our Total Gym Gravity classes, this set of stretches for the upper body (back, shoulders, chest) and legs can be used before any workout to help increase mobility and decrease risk of injury.

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Gayatri Mantra (Yoga Chanting) Workshop

Friday, March 8 | 6:00-7:15 PM Even if you’ve never practiced yoga, you’ve probably seen depictions of people sitting cross-legged, blissfully chanting. What are they doing, and why are they doing this? It’s not just for show; and while chanting …
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Fit Factor: An Online Fitness Survey

A few years ago, the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association developed an online survey called Fit Factor to help people assess their own fitness level, supplementing each part with a variety of educational videos providing a …
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Men’s Fitness Class–New!

Tuesdays, 9:15-10:00 AM For those of us who know we need to get more exercise but just can’t seem to stick to a routine, a group class can be just the thing for motivation. Your class keeps you accountable for …
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Lynn Awarded Specialist Certification in Nation’s Capital

Creative Therapeutics owner Lynn Batalden, DPT, OCS, recently returned from the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting. Lynn was honored at the conference receiving her award and pin for becoming a board-certified clinical specialist in Orthopedics. This annual conference provides …
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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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Self-referral for Physical Therapy: An investment in your Health

2018 was a watershed year for physical therapy in Illinois because Direct Access to Physical Therapy finally became state law. Just as you can make an appointment with your doctor when you’re sick or your dentist when a tooth hurts, …
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The Keys to Keeping your Resolutions

It’s that time of year! With the busy holiday season wrapping up and 2019 just around the corner, I’m sure many of us are thinking about resolutions. Many of us will create a resolution or goal related to improving our …
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