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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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Is Your Backpack Making The Grade?

Before you know it, students, teachers & faculty will be starting back to school! Many of us will return to...
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Avoid Injury When Returning to Exercise

The COVID-19 pandemic changed a lot, including our exercise habits. Between stay at home orders, gym closures and working from...
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Physical Therapy Isn’t Just For Pain – It Can Keep You Healthy For Life

You know that physical activity is good for you. The benefits are well researched and the list is impressive. Here’s...
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Choose To Move Challenge Donations For Local Food Pantries

Northern Rehab recently presented three donations to local food pantries and organizations that help feed our community. The funds were...
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Choose To Move Challenge Raises Funds for Rochelle Christian Food Pantry

Northern Rehab recently presented a donation to the Rochelle Christian Food Pantry.  The funds were raised during the recent “Choose...
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Genoa HS Sports & Health Scholarship Presented to Owen Simmons

  We are pleased to announce and present our annual Genoa High School 2021 Sports and Health Scholarship to Owen...
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A Good Night’s Sleep: Physical Therapy’s Role in Patients’ Sleep Health

The Physical Therapists at Northern Rehab regularly incorporate the discussion and evaluation of sleep habits as part of our physical...
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Rochelle Sports & Health Scholarship Presented to Ayah Sbeih

We are pleased to announce and present our annual Rochelle Township High School 2021 Sports and Health Scholarship to Ayah...
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Physical Therapy Can Aid Recovery From COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected countless individuals’ mental and physical health since it first began over a year ago. Now,...
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Gardening Tips to Avoid Injury

Gardening is fun and can be great exercise. Gardening has both physical and mental benefits. It offers a sense of...
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Are You Wearing the Right Shoes?

Spring has arrived and that means warmer temperatures and increased outdoor activities. Use this time to take an inventory of...
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Help for TMJ Pain and Headaches

People who suffer from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD also known as TMJ) may experience symptoms such as jaw pain, popping...
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Kristin Christian Elected to APTA House of Delegates

Kristin Christian, physical therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, has been elected to serve a 2-year term on the...
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Back Pain? Try Physical Therapy First!

Back pain is a common problem in America, but our medical system is not very good at treating it. “Non-drug...
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How to Return to Activity Safely

Since the start of the pandemic, many individuals have been home, have been less active, and children have not had...
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Finally, Some Good News About Back Pain

Back pain is a huge problem, with 80% of people in the US experiencing back pain at least once during...
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When the Weather Gets Cold, Don’t Forget to Warm Up and Cool Down!

Colder weather means some changes to how we exercise. Of course it’s harder to motivate yourself to get outside for...
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Physical Therapy’s Role in Maintaining a Healthy Spine

As we age, regular exercise plays an increasingly prominent role in reducing the risk of developing spine-related problems. For those...
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Time is running out! Please consider supporting legislation to stop Medicare cuts!

Cuts to physical therapy Medicare payment will start Jan. 1, 2021 unless Congress takes action. U.S. Representatives have introduced H.R....
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Todd Celebrates 10 Years with Northern Rehab

We’re pleased to announce Physical Therapist, Todd Vanatta, PT, MPT, OCS, CFMT, is celebrating his 10 year anniversary at Northern...
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Choose To Move Challenge Raises Funds for the Rochelle Senior Center

Northern Rehab recently presented a donation to Rochelle’s Hub City Senior Center.  The funds were raised during the recent “Choose...
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5 Reasons You Need a Physical Therapist to Coordinate Your Fitness Regimen

Physical therapists aren’t just for people that have sustained a recent injury or have had surgery. Physical therapists also assist...
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Choose To Move Challenge Raises Funds for the Voluntary Action Center

Northern Rehab recently presented a donation to the Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County.  The funds were raised during the...
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Liza Celebrates 15 Years with Northern Rehab

We’re excited to announce Physical Therapist, Liza Piper, PT, MPT, is celebrating her 15 year anniversary at Northern Rehab! Liza...
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Lauren Momberger Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary

Physical Therapist, Lauren Momberger, is celebrating her 5 year anniversary at Northern Rehab! Lauren joined Northern Rehab in 2015 as...
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Computer Workstation Tips

As students are soon returning to school, or if you are working from home or returning to the office, it’s...
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Brandon Clement Completes Vestibular Training

Brandon Clement, PT, DPT, OCS, has completed the Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation course. This continuing education course from Evidence CEU...
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Inactivity Leads to Deconditioning

The lazy days of summer combined with social distancing, and stay at home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic have...
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PTs Have a Unique Position on the Healthcare Team

The pandemic has put health and healthcare providers in sharp focus. EMTs, doctors, nurses, and aides have all worked tirelessly...
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Physical Therapists Could Help Healthcare System Catch up From COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed many physician appointments, elective procedures, and medical tests. As restrictions ease, working through this backlog...
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Our Commitment To You – COVID-19 Update

Northern Rehab is here to help you start moving and get back to your favorite activities. Since COVID-19 will remain...
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Olivia Simmons Awarded Northern Rehab’s 2020 Sports & Health Scholarship

We are pleased to announce and present our annual Genoa-Kingston High School 2020 Sports and Health Scholarship to Olivia Simmons!...
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Rochelle Scholarship Presented to Kaylee Brown

We are pleased to announce and present our annual Rochelle Township High School 2020 Sports and Health Scholarship to Kaylee...
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Hip Strengthening Exercises

Hip strength is an important part of being able to perform daily functions as well a contributing factor for hip,...
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COVID-19 Shelter in Place Update

The impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve across the world and in our community.  Outpatient physical therapy services such as provided...
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COVID-19 Steps To Protect Our Patients

Northern Rehab continues to keep your health and safety as our highest priority, has continued to follow CDC guidelines since...
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Northern Rehab’s Response to COVID-19

Northern Rehab is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation from the Centers for Disease Control, local and state governments, the World...
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