Free Lunch & Learn Series Jan. 2022 – Pain Management For Active Older Adults

The Kishwaukee Family YMCA and Northern Rehab invite the public to join them for their monthly collaborative Lunch & Learn Education Series on Wednesday, January 19 from noon – 1:00 pm held at the Kishwaukee Family YMCA in Sycamore. This event is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. Masks are required and all COVID guidelines … Read More

Coat Drive Donations Delivered To SUMC Coat Ministry 2021

We held our annual 2021 community collection of winter coats and accessories for the Sycamore United Methodist Church (SUMC) Coat Ministry.  Several large donations of coats, boots, scarves, hats and mittens (estimated over 150 items!) were recently delivered by Northern Rehab’s Ken Olson and Melissa Payne Wagner. Physical Therapist and Northern Rehab President Ken Olson comments, “Part of Northern Rehab’s … Read More

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 Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. The pelvic floor is made of up muscles, ligaments and connective tissues that comprise the base of the pelvis. Pelvic floor physical therapy involves assessment and treatment of the pelvic floor musculature and surrounding … Read More

Free Lunch & Learn Series

The Kishwaukee Family YMCA and Northern Rehab invite the public to join them for their first collaborative Lunch & Learn Education Series on Wednesday, September 15 from noon – 1:00 pm held at the Kishwaukee Family YMCA in Sycamore. This event is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. Masks are required and all COVID guidelines … Read More

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 Northern Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Associates, the company began in 1978 with one clinic originally located in DeKalb, owned and operated by Tim Dunlop. As the impact of the physical therapy profession in healthcare grew, so did Northern Rehab. Through … Read More

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 home, activity levels dropped. On top of all that, there were shortages of equipment like dumbbells and bicycles, making staying active difficult. But things look quite a bit different this summer. Vaccines are widely available, restrictions have loosened and people … Read More