Naperville Physical Therapy


How LENS Helped My Sleep

by Naperville PT, July 24, 2017

"On a scale of 0-10 with 0 being no anxiety and 10 being severe, where would you put me?" This was the question I posed to Ajeet Charate, Board Certified Neurobiofeedback Therapist, who was reviewing the results of my QEEG test. I requested he perform one to see if we could figure out why I was […]


Top Ten Health Tips From 2016

by Naperville PT, January 11, 2017

As I look back on 2016 today, on New Year's Eve, I realize I have made some positive changes and have become a much healthier version of myself than when I started the year. I have never been one to make new year's resolutions, however, I try throughout the year to make small changes that, […]


Astym Therapy For A Year Resulted in Whole Body Rejuvenation

by Naperville PT, December 13, 2016

After reading that title, someone that is familiar with this amazing regenerative treatment may think that the person undergoing this therapy may have had a severe injury or lives with chronic pain. Surprisingly, neither is the case. The fortunate individual to receive once a week sessions of Astym (A-Stim) therapy for an entire year is […]


The 21 Day Challenge

by Naperville PT, May 3, 2016

  I have written before in previous blogs about how I am always experimenting on myself to test out the safety of products before we recommend them to patients. The latest test lasted 21 days and was extremely beneficial for my waist line. I dropped six pounds and lost four inches of unwanted belly fat […]


Float Your Pain Away

by Naperville PT, September 8, 2015

  At FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers – Naperville, we have a fantastic group that meets the second Saturday of every month to learn about new tools and techniques that may help with battling chronic pain.  I am always investigating new research based treatments that may benefit my patients and looking for practitioners outside of […]


Illinois Physical Therapy Association Clinical Educator of the Year for 2015 – Ben Grotenhuis

by Naperville PT, May 13, 2015

  Last month, Ben Grotenhuis celebrated his 20th year at our clinic.  Staying at one job is not something that happens very frequently in today’s crazy healthcare industry, but we are thrilled Ben has stayed at Fyzical.  In April, Ben also was honored by the Illinois Physical Therapy Association for Clinical Educator of the Year, […]


Fascial Manipulation

by Naperville PT, March 27, 2015

  Fascial manipulation©(FM) is a manual therapy method specifically designed to address restrictions and densifications of the deep fascia tissue that surrounds and interconnects muscles, tendons, bones, nerves, blood vessels and internal organs throughout the body.  Restrictions in the gliding and sliding ability of separate facial layers of connective tissue due to overuse, trauma or […]


Tips for Better Sleep

by Naperville PT, February 2, 2015

  Happy February Everyone!   We had a great turnout at our recent Fibromyalgia (FM) Forum. This was the first meeting of a new monthly lecture series that we have started at the request of a client who has FM.  Those with FM, and other chronic pain sufferers, can now benefit from this forum which will […]


FYZICAL is Physical – Spelled Different Because We Are Different

by Naperville PT, August 23, 2014

  In September, Naperville Physical Therapy will celebrate 20 fantastic years in business.  It truly has been a dream job for me and it got even better when Gary joined me 15 years ago.  Over the years, we have never tried to grow the business too much as we were concentrating our efforts on growing […]


Yardwork Yoga

by Naperville PT, June 10, 2014

  This past weekend I watched my neighbor kneel in the same position for hours while gardening in her beautiful yard.  She loves to garden and we often laugh about how much I hate it.  I did think to myself as I drove by well into the evening and she was still in the same […]