Hip Strengthening Exercises

Hip strength is an important part of being able to perform daily functions as well a contributing factor for hip, low back, or knee pain.  These exercises can help strengthen the muscles around the hips and can be done at your home without equipment.   Start with 1 set of 8-12 repetitions and you can progress to a second or third … 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

Your Smart Phone Could Be Rapidly Aging Your Spine

Chances are that you probably haven’t given much thought to how your neck and back are faring in the era of the smart phone, but studies show that you most certainly should. It’s practically a reflex these days to pull out our smart phones when we’re standing in line, sitting at the airport or riding the subway. And while it’s … Read More

How To Stay Healthy This Winter – Remain Flu-Free With These Tips

With the cold and flu season upon us, now is a good reminder of how to stay healthy this winter.  Remain flu-free with these tips: If you are not feeling well or are sick, please stay home! If you have had a fever within the past 24 hours, avoid public areas and reschedule your clinical appointments to prevent the spread … Read More

Northern Rehab: An Expanding Passion for Physical Therapy

We were honored to be invited by Resource Bank to be featured in an article in their Your Resource For Living publication.  Please enjoy this article about Northern Rehab’s history of commitment and hands-on care in our community. Click here for full article>>>  Resource Bank Your Resource For Living Article – Northern Rehab: An Expanding Passion for Physical Therapy Special … Read More

Ken Olson Is Guest Speaker At Spine Conference

Ken Olson, physical therapist and co-owner of Northern Rehab, recently participated as an invited speaker at the Interprofessional Collaborative Spine Conference in Pittsburgh, PA on the topic of safety and education of spinal manipulation. This was the first combined conference between the Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, and Osteopathy professions, and Dr. Olson was one of 3 physical therapists invited to present … Read More