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Join Our Team! Receptionist Needed

Northern Rehab is looking for the right person to join our team! Part-time Receptionist needed at our busy DeKalb location....
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Spring Into Action: Changes In Weather Change Your Activity Level

Spring is in the air, meaning more than just blooming flowers and chirping birds. It’s a natural nudge to be...
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Free Lunch & Learn Series-Out of Breath: Strategies to Improve Airway Function

The Kishwaukee Family YMCA and Northern Rehab invite the public to join them for their monthly collaborative Lunch & Learn...
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Maintaining Momentum: Tips for Staying Committed to Your Exercise Program

New year’s resolutions around fitness and exercise are incredibly popular. The excitement and hope generated by the start of the...
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Physical Therapists Fuel Healthy Movement With Nutrition

Physical therapy and nutrition are often seen as separate, but they are deeply intertwined. To get the most out of...
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Benefits of Aquatic Physical Therapy

Aquatic physical therapy involves performing exercises and activities in a pool. Aquatic physical therapy provides several benefits for people with...
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Coat Drive Donations Delivered To SUMC Coat Ministry 2023

We held our annual community collection of winter coats and accessories for the Sycamore United Methodist Church (SUMC) Coat Ministry. ...
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Changes in the Cold Weather Mean Changes in How You Exercise

When the weather gets cold, it’s important to make some adjustments to how you exercise. There are some physiological changes...
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PT Month – The Economic Value of Physical Therapy in the US

October is National Physical Therapy Month, dedicated to raising awareness of the economic and health benefits of physical therapy. Choosing...
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Physical Therapy Improves Quality of Life for People with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder that affects movement, balance, posture, and coordination. It can also cause non-motor...
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Physical Therapists Help Active People

Active people can benefit from the expertise of a physical therapist. Athletes, weekend warriors, performers, and people who work in...
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Movement is Medicine: Physical Therapy & Arthritis

May is national arthritis month. Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints. According...
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Genoa HS 2023 Health & Wellness Scholarship Presented to Maya Garcia

We are pleased to announce and present our annual Genoa Kingston High School 2023 Health & Wellness Scholarship to Maya...
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Rochelle 2023 Health & Wellness Scholarship Presented to Anastasia Harvey

We are pleased to announce and present our annual Rochelle Township High School 2023 Health & Wellness Scholarship to Anastasia...
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Physical Therapy For Fibromyalgia

Nearly 5 million people in the United States have fibromyalgia. This chronic condition causes widespread pain and fatigue. It can...
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Physical Therapy Is For All Ages!

Physical therapists are highly trained health care professionals and experts in human movement who are trained to evaluate and treat...
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Physical Therapy for Pelvic Health

Physical therapists are well known for working with muscles – such as the hamstrings, biceps, or muscles of the back....
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Nick Pedraza Joins Northern Rehab as a Physical Therapist

Northern Rehab is pleased to announce Nick Pedraza, PT, DPT, has joined the practice as a Physical Therapist. Pedraza’s clinical...
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Marshall Basler Joins Northern Rehab

Northern Rehab is pleased to announce Marshall Basler, ATC, has joined the Northern Rehab team as an Athletic Trainer working...
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Physical Therapy Offers Options for Arthritis Treatment

Arthritis is a chronic condition that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling of the joints. The hips, knees, hands, and spine...
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Melissa Beck Celebrates 20 Years With Northern Rehab

We’re excited to share Physical Therapist Melissa Rhoades Beck is celebrating her 20-year anniversary at Northern Rehab! Melissa joined Northern...
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Physical Therapy Aids in Fibromyalgia Relief

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that can cause a wide range of issues throughout the body. It’s usually diagnosed between...
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Kristin Celebrates 15 Years With Northern Rehab

We’re excited to share Physical Therapist Kristin Christian is celebrating her 15-year anniversary at Northern Rehab! Kristin joined Northern Rehab...
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Adherence to Home Exercise Programs Improve PT Outcomes

Adherence to Home Exercise Programs Improve PT Outcomes If you’ve been to physical therapy, you likely received a home exercise...
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Rochelle 2022 Sports & Health Scholarship Presented to Madison Ost

We are pleased to announce and present our annual Rochelle Township High School 2022 Sports and Health Scholarship to Madison...
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Genoa HS 2022 Sports & Health Scholarship Presented to Emma Koehnke

We are pleased to announce and present our annual Genoa Kingston High School 2022 Sports and Health Scholarship to Emma...
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With Prices On The Rise, Physical Therapists Help Keep Costs Down

Healthcare costs in the United States has been rising at a rate outpacing inflation for many years.  Considering physical therapy...
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Liza Piper Attends Birth Healing Summit

Liza Piper, PT, MPT, recently participated in the 10-day 2022 Birth Healing Summit hosted virtually by the Institute for Birth...
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Physical Therapists Help Kids Move, Too!

Physical therapists are trained to work with patients of any age, and some PTs specialize in working with children with...
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Improve Heart Health With Physical Therapy

Heart disease is a leading cause of death and disability and has been at the top of the list for...
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Ken Olson Releases Third Edition of Book

Physical Therapist Ken Olson recently completed the third edition of his textbook, Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, published in...
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If You Expect To Get Better, You Probably Will!

Research has shown that positive expectations increase the chances of a good clinical outcome. If you believe you will be...
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Want to Stay Healthy? Move More!

COVID has made the importance of health very clear and demonstrated how quickly things can change with an illness. While...
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What is Post-Intensive Care Syndrome and How Does Physical Therapy Aid In Recovery?

When you think about a person going into intensive care, you probably picture someone who’s very ill and or fighting...
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What If Your COVID Symptoms Don’t Go Away?

There is a lot of variation in how COVID affects people. Some feel like they have a bit of a...
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Liza Piper Completes Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Training

Liza Piper, PT, MPT, physical therapist at Northern Rehab in Genoa, recently completed extensive training in pelvic floor rehabilitation through...
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Free Lunch & Learn Series

The Kishwaukee Family YMCA and Northern Rehab invite the public to join them for their first collaborative Lunch & Learn...
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Northern Rehab Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary in Rochelle

Northern Rehab is pleased to announce celebration of their 20th anniversary providing physical therapy in the Rochelle community. Originally named...
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Aquatic Physical Therapy Now Available in Rochelle

We are pleased to announce Aquatic Physical Therapy is now available in Rochelle in partnership with the Flagg-Rochelle Community Park...
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