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CAN I SEE A PHYSICAL THERAPIST DIRECTLY FIRST?

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 2022-05-01

SUMMER SPORTS INJURIES

SUMMER SPORTS INJURIES
WHAT ARE SOME COMMON SUMMER INJURIES?. With summer and fall well under way, outdoor sports are everywhere. From organized sports to casual games of catch, everyone is active outside. And of course, with any sports activity, there is a risk for injury. We asked our Therapists at Emery Physical Therapy about some common summer sports injuries and to provide tips to help you stay injury-free.   INJURIES CAUSED BY REPETITIVE MOTIONS OVER TIME. Elbow and Shoulder: Common areas of injury a...
Posted on 2021-09-02

COVID-19

COVID-19
Essential Healthcare Service Statement Essential Service As we continue to respond to the ever-changing environment around COVID-19, the safety of our patients and staff are our highest priority. We understand that new information surrounding the changing landscape of our everyday routines has many feeling concerned. As we navigate this situation, Emery Physical Therapy is relying on guidance from national and local physical therapy associations and healthcare organizations to direct ou...
Posted on 2020-03-19

HOW DO I FIND THE RIGHT PHYSICAL THERAPIST NEAR ME?

HOW DO I FIND THE RIGHT PHYSICAL THERAPIST NEAR ME?
.. . . . . The Right Physical Therapist Near By. You’re injured but you don’t want to be out of the game too long.  You’ve already had a work up and have a diagnosis or you need someone to point you in the right direction.  You’re in luck.  A physical therapist can provide you with a detailed plan to help you recover by incorporating pain relief and the appropriate rehabilitation protocol. For most people, the first step is go to Google and search &...
Posted on 2019-01-25

#1 REASON FOR DEATH IN OLDER AMERICANS FROM INJURY

#1 REASON FOR DEATH IN OLDER AMERICANS FROM INJURY
  29 Million Falls Every second of every day in the United States, an older adult falls, making falls the No. 1 cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2014, alone, older Americans experienced 29 million falls causing seven million injuries and costing an estimated $31 billion in annual Medicare costs, according to a report published by the CDC. With more than 10,000 Americans turning 65 each day, ...
Posted on 2019-01-20
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