Since its inception in the 19th century, physical therapy has revolutionized the way we treat pain. Now in October, National Physical Therapy Month, we celebrate the history of this great field, as well as its amazing benefits.
Arthritis is inevitable. Kind of like car rust or wearing away of your car brakes. Arthritis is when a joint becomes inflamed and typically feels stiff and painful. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis also known as degenerative joint disease. This is the process of the joint going through normal wear and tear […]
2020 will go down in history as the year the pandemic turned the world upside down. By mid-March, the pandemic officially hit the Chicago area. Office workers were sent to work from home. Students began attending classes online. Restaurants shut down except for take out. However, some businesses were considered essential and could remain open, […]
I am one of those fortunate people who does not have lower back pain. Of course, over my lifetime I’ve had a few moments of lower back pain, more specifically, SI (sacroiliac joint) pain, which I was able to take care of quickly. The SI joint is located at the top of your buttocks where […]
I’m often asked, what is the difference between chiropractic and physical therapy? When you have back pain, who do you think of to go to first, a chiropractor or physical therapist? When I asked 28-year-old Marta why she came to see me, she said she’d been seeing a chiropractor for the past year without any […]