January 21, 2021
Is working from home causing you pain?
Learn how one area resident is benefiting from physical therapy after experiencing pain in her back, neck and arms following a transition to working from home, and find out three important things anyone who works from home should know to help reduce the chance of neck or back discomfort.
September 17, 2020
Physical therapy will change your life. What are you waiting for?
Mount Prospect resident Skip Lawson was born with Cerebral Palsy. To say he’s had his fair share of surgeries and physical therapy throughout his lifetime would be an understatement.
After back surgery earlier this year, Lawson recovered at NCH. During Acute Physical Therapy his team recognized Skip was an ideal candidate for additional outpatient therapy at the NCH location in Rolling Meadows.
July 23, 2020
Jose was diagnosed with an acute stroke in March. His recovery included occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy over nearly five weeks, during which he benefited from the newest technologies and caring practitioners.
May 7, 2020
Is working from home a pain in the neck?
A functional workspace is critical to successful remote work. Anita Stehmeier, a physical therapist and ergonomic consultant at Northwest Community Healthcare, has been studying ergonomics for more than 25 years and is passionate about injury prevention.
April 24, 2019
Steps toward a new normal
Two amputees will speak at the inaugural “Amputee Care Across the Continuum” Symposium Saturday, May 18.
Vertigo often can be corrected with physical therapy.
January 23, 2019
Skip the script
Scheduling an appointment with a physical therapist just got easier. A new direct access law makes it possible for patients to schedule an appointment for physical therapy (PT) without having to visit a primary care physician first.
October 17, 2018
Feeling dizzy? Try physical therapy
Dizziness can be caused by a variety of things, including vertigo, migraine headaches, concussions, blood pressure changes and inner ear infections.
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