Moving Forward Category: News

Why Masks Work and The Types of Masks that Offer Protection from the Coronavirus

By Pat Staszak, PT This is the 3rd article in what turns out to be a series of blog posts about the use and efficacy of wearing masks to control…

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Masks Work: Please Wear Them!

By Pat Staszak, PT Illinois and Chicago are about a month into phase 4 of the reopening plan. We currently have one of the lower coronavirus growth rates in the…

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Telehealth Physical Therapy is NOW a covered service for Medicare Patients!

Virtual sessions for physical therapy are an increasingly popular way to address your rehab needs from the comfort of your home. Physical therapy doesn’t just consist of hands-on treatment. In…

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Why We Wear Masks at APT and in the Community

By Pat Staszak, PT Over the last month Governor Pritzker, Mayor Lightfoot and our Alderman Harry Osterman have all repeatedly encouraged us to wear face masks while out in public…

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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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Is social distancing causing you pain? Don’t wait to start your rehab – stay at home and feel better with Virtual Physical Therapy!

The coronavirus disease is affecting all aspects of our lives – the shelter in place order in Illinois is increasing our physical distance from others, but it may also be…

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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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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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Reducing Opioid Use With Early Physical Therapy

New studies find patient education combined with physical therapy results in decreases in healthcare costs and opioid dependence. National surveys have found that chronic pain—defined as pain lasting longer than…

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