Outpatient Therapy Services Where You Live

Are you finished with home health and ready for more therapy but can’t make it to a clinic? Are you too worn out by travel to participate in outpatient therapy in a clinic? Do you need to reduce your exposure to public areas or group settings? Do you need guidance on how to successfully age […]

Keep Your Teen in the Game! Prevent These Common Sports Injuries

Does your teenager complain of joint pain or swelling? The fall season means kids are back on the field or the court. Repetitive movement injuries are common across many sports. Physical therapy can both help your child avoid injury and recover quicker if one does occur.  Avoid injury with a pre-season screening You don’t wait […]

Common Concerns That Might Mean It’s Time for Pediatric Physical Therapy

Have you noticed your child walking on their toes, tripping up the stairs, or struggling to learn how to skip or jump? Does your baby have a flattened area on his or her head? Is your infant not  crawling or walking when they should be on the move? If so, pediatric physical therapy can help!    […]

Developmental Delays: What to Look for, and How to Help Your Child

It’s back-to-school season! Each new school year brings exciting opportunities for growth. While every child develops and learns differently, sometimes delays become more noticeable when it’s time to head back to the classroom. There are many signs and symptoms of developmental delay, which often vary. It is important to know there are treatment options available, […]

Avoid Injury This Summer With These 3 Energizing Stretches 

The heat index is rising and summer is here! To partake in all of the fun the warm weather brings,  stretching each morning can get your body ready for the day! Stretching is a great way to relax and lengthen your muscles to improve your joints’ range of motion. A good morning stretch session can […]

Physical Therapy Can Help Manage Golf Pain or Injury

There’s nothing better than a sunny day on the green. In Illinois, the golf season is short! Injury prevention and pain management can help you stay ready to tee off. While enjoyed by players of all ages and skill levels, golf requires a surprising amount of physical skill, from your ankles to your shoulders.  Michael […]

Hand pain driving you up the wall?

Are you experiencing PAIN in your HANDS? Pain and stiffness of hand Decreased grip strength Difficulty writing and using keyboards for work or school Driving Meal preparation: using knives and kitchen utensils, lifting heavy pans and plates Fine motor difficulty: fastening buttons or zippers, opening bottles or lids Pain in hands at night Your PAIN […]

It shouldn’t hurt to put on your shirt

Do you experience pain when putting on a shirt or brushing your hair? What about other types of SHOULDER PAIN, such as: Pain on the outside of your shoulder Pain may spread down your arm towards the elbow or wrist Pain when lying on your affected shoulder Pain when using your arm above your head […]

Dry Needling

Suffering from PAIN?  New Technique Offers Relief! Do you experience pain from any of the following?    If so, you may the perfect candidate for Dry Needing!   What is dry needling?  Dry needling, sometimes called trigger point dry needling or myofascial trigger point dry needling, is used by our certified (Cert-DN) Physical Therapists to treat […]

Lyle Miller – Patient Story

Lyle Miller is getting back on his feet through LSVT Big – an effective therapy program for people with Parkinson’s offered through Carle Health’s Outpatient Therapy department…