Moving Forward

Blog posts from Andersonville Physical Therapy

COVID-19 Response | APT Now Offering Telehealth

You may be aware that due to COVID-19, Governor Pritzker has implemented a shelter in place order in Illinois for all non-essential activity. Physical Therapy services is one of the…

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APT is temporarily closing: March 16 – March 30, 2020

To our patients and community. Andersonville Physical Therapy will be temporarily closing for all non-essential appointments starting Monday, March 16th and returning Monday, March 30th. As the impact of this…

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Preventative COVID-19 Plans at Andersonville Physical Therapy

To our patients and community. Like you, Andersonville Physical Therapy has been taking proactive measures to address this concerning health situation. The health and well being of our staff, community…

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The Best Exercise to Strengthen Your Hips!

One of the best things about being a locally owned business in Edgewater is the relationships we build with other professionals and business owners in the neighborhood. The exercise we…

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What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

We all have pelvic floor muscles, and most people experience dysfunction in this area at some point in their lives. If your pelvic floor isn’t functioning well, you may notice…

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VIDEO: How to Perform an Effective Abdominal Crunch

Lately our abdominal and other deep core muscles have gotten a lot of press in the rehab and fitness world. But did you know that we have several layers of…

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How to Find Your Neutral Body Alignment (with Infographic)

When it comes to the day-to-day function of our bodies, it’s often the little things that matter most. That’s why at Andersonville Physical Therapy, we place so much emphasis on…

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The Exercise You Need To Do If You’re Sitting All Day

Today’s sedentary lifestyle can lend us to a reduced spinal mobility.  If this happens, the lumbar spine, pelvis, shoulders and surrounding muscles all have to compensate to allow you to…

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Get Back Outside with a New Kind of Exercise

by Patricia Staszak, PT As temperatures here in Chicago start to rise, many of us are looking to ditch indoor gyms and take to the great outdoors for our regular…

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FREE Annual Physical Therapy Check Ups This Month!

Most of us go for annual check ups with our primary care doctors and our dentists for preventative care, but when it comes to our bodies we often wait until…

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