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Athletico Culture: Coming Together for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge 2019

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As Chicagoland’s leading provider of physical and occupational therapy, Athletico is committed to educating the public about the importance of health and fitness. One of the ways our company encourages employees to live a healthy lifestyle is by participating in the annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, which is a 3.5 mile run/walk that celebrates corporate teamwork, camaraderie and community!

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3 Trick-or-Treating Tips for a Safe and Healthy Halloween

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With Halloween tomorrow, most parents and children are getting ready for the big day by putting up decorations, watching scary movies and finding the perfect costume for trick-or-treating. However, there is more to take into consideration before families head out to trick-or-treat. Read below for some tips on how to stay safe and healthy this Halloween.

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4 Daytime Activities for the 4th of July

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Fireworks are the highlight of any Fourth of July celebration, but there are also plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday during the daytime. From enjoying time at a local park to taking a dip in the pool, read below to discover four activities that you may want to incorporate into your holiday celebration this year.

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Best Sleeping Positions for your Neck and Back

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

In my experience as a physical therapist, one of the most common reasons patients seek out physical therapy is due to pain of the spine. Although certain factors related to neck or back pain are outside of our control (such as aging or arthritis), there are many factors that we do have influence over – including sleeping position.

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5 PT-Approved Life Hacks for Healthier Days

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When setting health goals, it is important to keep in mind that these changes don’t happen overnight. Rather, becoming healthier is a lifestyle change that needs to be maintained.

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Athletico Gives Back: 2017 Year in Review

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Athletico is committed to providing personal and professional growth opportunities for our staff through our involvement with numerous charitable organizations. Through these opportunities, our enthusiastic and dynamic staff take an active role in building better communities where we live and work.

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The Common Cold: When Athletes Should & Should Not Train

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

It is estimated that the average adult has between 1 and 6 colds each year,1 but athletes who engage in heavy training and competition may suffer more frequent colds.2

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Barre Workouts: Learn the Benefits and Limitations

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

Barre workouts have been around for a while. You may be curious; maybe you’ve tried a class; maybe you’re scared to try a class because you aren’t a “ballerina” or, maybe you don’t see the appeal of this workout. Whichever you are, it’s important to learn the concepts of Barre so you know the benefits and limitations of this workout!

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