1. Exercises to get you ready for Ski Season!!!

    Whether you’re a novice skier or you frequent the slopes, it’s important to be in the right condition once ski season hits. Follow these tips to help maximize your performance and prevent injury. Cardiovascular Endurance: Most skiers spend at least 4-6 hours on the slopes per day. Cardiovascular…Read More

  2. Physical Therapy Direct Access and What Does This Mean For Me?

    The state of Illinois passed a bill allowing a form of direct access in August 2018 allowing patients to access physical therapy services without a script. However there are rules and regulations with regards to this new law which can be confusing to physical therapy consumers. This blog post is to …Read More

  3. Free Weights vs. Resistance Bands – Dr. Caitlin Kremer, PT, DPT

    Many people believe free weights are more beneficial in terms of strength training, but research shows resistance bands are just as effective in stimulating muscle fibers for growth. The similarities. Both free weights and bands provide some form of resistance, they allow for free range of motion, v…Read More

  4. Tips and Tricks to Core Physical Therapy Patient Procedure

    New to physical or occupational therapy? Our following points of interest can help to you get acquainted with Core's new patient procedures, and on the road to recovery!   Scheduling Appointments Have you received a referral from your physician for physical therapy? If so, please contact our office…Read More

  5. 5 Tips to Choosing the Right Physical Therapist

    At a time when healthcare costs continue to rise, patients are becoming more cost conscious when accessing medical services.  As with many other practitioners and disciplines, gone are the days of the $10 copay. Physical Therapy is unique because it is a service that is recurring; most patients wil…Read More

  6. The Importance of Upper Back Mobility for Proper Shoulder Function

    The shoulder is arguably the most complex mechanical structure of the body. There are several components that directly contribute to normal mechanics of shoulder movement. These components include the glenohumeral joint, acromioclavicular joint, sternoclavicular joint and the scapulothoracic joint. …Read More

  7. Plantar Fasciitis: Can physical therapy help my foot pain?

    One out of ten people in the U.S. experience persistent pain along the bottom of the foot, a condition known as plantar fasciitis. In this country alone, outpatient clinics receive over one million visits per year from people seeking help for this type of foot pain. Updated clinical practice guideli…Read More