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 led many people to reduced levels of activity. Some gyms are closed while others are not yet comfortable returning to the gym, races are cancelled and for most people running or biking alone isn’t as much fun as a group … Read More

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 to save lives, treat symptoms, and help control the spread of COVID-19. But what happens when people survive the disease, get off the ventilator and can no longer walk without gasping for air, are too weak to climb steps, or … Read More

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 will be a challenge. For people who have pain or orthopedic issues, their best option may be to see a physical therapist first. Physical therapists are highly trained specialists who are well equipped to be the first point of contact … Read More

Our Commitment To You – COVID-19 Update

As we’ve moved into Phase 3 for reopening, it is time to start moving again and PT at Northern Rehab can help you get back to your favorite activities. Since COVID-19 will remain a part of our lives for the foreseeable future, we must adjust and live with this reality while we continue to care for ourselves, each other, and … Read More

Telehealth Virtual E-Visit Appointments Now Available

Your health remains our highest priority, and Northern Rehab remains available to take care of your physical therapy (PT) needs at all 4 locations including DeKalb (Sycamore Road and Lincoln Highway), Genoa, and Rochelle.  We realize that many community members are concerned with the escalating news of the COVID-19 pandemic. So, to provide another option for those who no longer … Read More

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 at Northern Rehab have been labeled as an essential health care service, and therefore, Northern Rehab is allowed to remain open during the “Shelter in Place” order provided by Governor Pritzker. However, we have suspended all group exercise classes and … Read More

COVID-19 Steps To Protect Our Patients

Northern Rehab continues to keep your health and safety as our highest priority, and we continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation. For the health and safety of our patients and staff, we have updated new Check-In procedures and recommendations upon arriving at your appointment. Due to the CDC recommendations for the health and safety of our patients, staff and … Read More

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 Health Organization, and other public health resources. Your health is our highest priority, and we encourage you to stay informed about the latest developments. Northern Rehab would like to inform you of our continued preparedness and response to the COVID-19 … Read More