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Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (BFR)

Although blood flow restriction training (BFR) has been around since the 1970's, it has made a recent surge in popularity due to positive research studies and patient testimonials which have made this system popular in physical therapy settings. Originally BFR training started in Japan with Dr. Yoshiaki Sato and was known as "kaatsu training" which […]

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Incrediwear: These products really are in – cred – i – ble!

Whether it’s to improve performance, promote healing during rehabilitation, or help you move pain-free in your daily activities, Incrediwear offers a variety of products from head to toe. Infused with a blend of elements like germanium and charcoal, which as stated on their website, “release negative ions when stimulated by body heat,” makes these products […]

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A Review of “Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art”

By: Mary Rachford, PT “Breath” could be a word to define 2020. Many people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are dealing with shortness of breath. Sadly, some have passed away taking their last few breaths alone. Wearing masks for extended periods of time can make it difficult to breathe for some, myself included.  It […]

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It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Thirty-four years. Such a long time! Sometimes it has been fun, sometimes it's been a struggle and a lot of work. It has come with much joy but has had some heartaches too. It has taken my unwavering dedication and commitment and a desire to work through the tough times to achieve the best outcome. It has been a journey […]

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Working from Home for Rookies

I asked my husband, Gary, who has worked with me for about 20 years, what he thought a good topic for my next blog would be and he mulled it over for a bit and then said, "How to survive working with your spouse." I was not sure if he was joking but decided that […]

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Discount Codes!

We hope this correspondence finds you healthy at home. We are continuing to see some patients in the clinic while taking extra precautions to keep everyone safe. We are also conducting sessions via telehealth communications. We have asked several of our preferred partners to set up codes to make ordering supplies from home easier for those […]

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Top 10 Lockdown Health Tips

As I look back on the past four weeks, it really seems like it has been a much longer time period. I must admit that I was not sleeping very well the first week due to the constant worry that the business we had built up over the past 25 years could potentially close due […]

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Telehealth with FYZICAL – Naperville

The COVID-19 virus is affecting all aspects of our lives right now.  Many things have been put on hold for the time being but one thing that doesn't take a break for some is chronic pain. The financial and mental stressors that have developed over the past few weeks only add to the level of pain […]

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Myofascial Decompression AKA Cup Therapy

Michael Phelps garnered much attention at the last summer Olympics not only for his record collection of gold medals, but also for the odd looking symmetrical circles that covered his back. He used the ancient healing technique to possibly advance his training and probably to recover from the grueling workouts that he puts his body […]

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How LENS Helped My Sleep

"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 […]

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