Moving Forward Category: Body Wellness

Gyms & Yoga Studios that Offer Virtual Classes (Andersonville + Edgewater)

Winter is setting in and we may be in for a rough time with the recent coronavirus surge.  It is more important than ever to take care of ourselves.  A…

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Simple Steps for Comfortable Cycling in Chicago

Riding a bike isn’t just good exercise. It’s good for your soul, it’s good for your wallet, and it’s good for the environment. It is also easier on our joints…

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PT Tip: Two Movements to Improve Posture

Having good posture is about more than looking good. It helps you to develop strength, flexibility, and balance in your body. These can all lead to less muscle pain and…

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Free Virtual Physical Therapy Check Ups

Last year we introduced free Physical Therapy Check ups at APT and had an overwhelming response.  This year, due to the current stay at home order in Illinois we think…

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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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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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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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Get a Head Start on Your Recovery: What to do before you start Physical Therapy

At Andersonville Physical Therapy, we are passionate about helping our patients take charge of their own rehabilitation. Below are some helpful strategies to speed up your recovery from an injury–even…

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Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

Pat Staszak, PT, PYT  and owner of Andersonville Physical Therapy talks winter safety when it comes to shoveling snow. Shoveling heavy and large amounts of snow is an enormous amount…

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