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3 Reasons to Attend the Chicago Sports Summit

Posted on by Athletico

We are proud to be the title sponsor of the third annual Chicago Sports Summit What better way to spend a morning than meeting pro athletes, Olympians and general managers of Chicago’s pro teams?

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Juvenile Arthritis: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Did you know arthritis is not only found in the elderly? That’s right, kids can get arthritis too.

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Does Kinesio Tape Application Help Following Surgery?

Posted on by Erin Beecher

Following surgery, trauma to the tissues surrounding the surgical site is likely present, resulting in swelling and /or bruising. This can be a hindrance to the recovery and early phases of healing, as it can limit motion, increase pain, and – depending on body part/joint – affect walking and function.

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What You Should Know About Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation

Posted on by Anne Bierman, PT, DPT, SCS

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) is a hot topic in physical therapy right now.  Even though it has been around since the 1960s, there has recently been a surge in BFR research that supports how this technique can improve patient outcomes.

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Tips for Handling Healthcare Costs with Confidence

Posted on by Athletico

Physical therapy can help patients get back to doing the things they love – whether that’s achieving peak athletic performance, resuming everyday activities without pain or strain, or simply building strength and flexibility for better overall health.

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The Importance of Home Exercise Compliance

Posted on by Clinton Boone

Home exercises are usually given to patients at their first physical therapy visit and updated throughout the course of care. They are provided to reinforce what is completed during each visit and to eventually support the transition to independent management of the condition. Throughout the course of treatment, these exercises are checked frequently by the therapist for proper form and progression.

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Have You Taken the Paper Challenge?

Posted on by Leython Williams, PT, DPT

In an age where internet challenges and trends change so quickly, the real challenge is keeping up with them all! However, the latest challenge that I’ve come across via social media is called “The Paper Pick-Up Challenge.” By now, I’m certain that many of you reading this blog have heard of this challenge. If you have not, then I’ll warn you – to hear of it is also to attempt it!

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You Have a Choice: Where Should You Receive Physical Therapy?

Posted on by Athletico

Physical therapy (PT) is a treatment option for many types of injuries and conditions, but oftentimes the first time a patient becomes familiar with PT is after they receive a referral from their doctor.

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