Physical Therapy for Pelvic Health

Physical therapists are well known for working with muscles – such as the hamstrings, biceps, or muscles of the back. Most people are surprised to learn that physical therapists also work on muscles inside the pelvis. While the pelvic muscles don’t get as much attention as the biceps or hamstrings, they can still cause problems that need treatment. Here are … Read More

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 experience is in outpatient orthopedics with interest in working with patients with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions such as neck/back pain, sports injuries, and rehab following surgical procedures such as total knee and hip replacements. Nick joins Northern Rehab as … Read More

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 in their Rochelle clinic, and he is also the athletic trainer at Rochelle Township High School. In 2017, Marshall received his Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from Aurora University and passed the athletic training board certification exam. Marshall’s clinical experience … Read More

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 are the most commonly affected joints. Arthritis is not a single disease but an umbrella term that includes a variety of different types including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.  Osteoarthritis is the most common and is … Read More

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 Rehab in 2002 as a physical therapy technician while working toward her Master’s degree at Northern Illinois University. In 2006, she graduated from NIU with her Masters in Physical Therapy and transitioned to working at Northern Rehab as a physical … Read More

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 in 2007 as a Physical Therapist. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, IA in 2004 and has been a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy since 2009. Kristin is a member of the … Read More

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 Ost! Madison Ost, a senior at Rochelle Township High School, was chosen for her outstanding achievements in athletics, academics, and choice to pursue a career in the healthcare field. Madison played sports during high school including tennis and soccer (Varsity … Read More

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 Koehnke! Emma Koehnke, a recently graduated senior at Genoa-Kingston High School, was chosen for her outstanding achievements in athletics, academics, and choice to pursue a career in the healthcare field. Emma was a member of Track & Field, Color Guard … Read More

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 Healing. Over the 10 days, there were 20 different presentations from throughout the world given by physical therapists, occupational therapists, a Medical Doctor, obstetrician-gynecologist, Midwife, Psychologist, International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, and fitness experts. The overriding theme for the Summit was … Read More

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 the goal to improve mobility and strength to help them participate in everyday activities. Kids can have the same injuries as adults including sprained ankles, painful joints, and athletic injuries. A physical therapist helps children with these issues just like … Read More