CAN I SEE A PHYSICAL THERAPIST DIRECTLY FIRST?
Direct Access to Physical Therapy in Illinois. In the State of Illinois, you have direct access to physical therapy services without a referral or a prescription. There are many reasons to see a physical therapist first for your musculoskeletal injury. Physical therapists are highly trained in evaluating orthopedic injuries and providing direct treatment in the vast majority of cases. Unless there is a fracture that is suspected or surgery is needed, it is unlikely that you woul...
Posted on 2023-04-05
THE SINGLE BEST EXERCISE YOU CAN DO
Choosing the best exercise can be a daunting task, especially if you're not sure what to look for. When choosing an exercise, it's important to consider several factors such as your fitness goals, fitness level, and any health conditions or injuries you may have. One of the most important things to consider is your fitness goals. If you want to lose weight, cardio-based exercises like running, cycling, or swimming may be the best option for you. If you're looking to build muscle, weightli...
Posted on 2023-04-04
EMERY PHYSICAL THERAPY IS #1 RANKED OUT OF 27 CLINICS IN OUR REGION
1 in the Mount Prospect area for 2021. Mount Prospect, Illinois has 27 Physical Therapists on Top Rated Local®. Every month Mount Prospect residents search online for a trustworthy and dependable Mount Prospect Physical Therapists . But with so many Physical Therapists to choose from in Mount Prospect, who do they pick? That's where Top Rated Local® comes in. Top Rated Local® ranks Mount Prospect Physical Therapists based on their overall Rating Score™, making it super eas...
Posted on 2023-04-03
EXERCISE IMPROVES ARTHRITIS PAIN AND STIFFNESS
Arthritis is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is a chronic disease that causes inflammation in the joints, which can lead to stiffness, pain, and reduced mobility. For people with arthritis, exercise is essential to maintain strength, mobility, and overall health. Exercise can reduce joint pain and fatigue while making movement easier. But when joints are stiff and painful, exercise can seem daunting. However, even moderate exercise can ease pain and help mainta...
Posted on 2023-04-02
WANT A STRONGER CORE? SKIP THE SIT-UPS
Physical therapy has long been recognized as a powerful tool in the treatment of various musculoskeletal conditions. Among its many benefits is the ability to improve core strength and stability, which can lead to better posture, reduced risk of injury, and improved performance in everyday activities as well as sports and recreational activities. One particular exercise that has gained popularity in recent years for its effectiveness in improving core strength is the plank. In the past, s...
Posted on 2023-04-01
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