Illinois Now Allows You To Get Physical Therapy Without a Prescription

On August 16, 2018 Illinois passed a law eliminating the need for you to have a prescription before being able to receive treatment from a physical therapist. Now all patients in Illinois can go directly to any Illinois-licensed physical therapist for evaluation and treatment. Why? Similar to 45 other states with some variation of direct access, Illinois recognizes that the ability to be seen by a physical therapist and receive treatment immediately can have substantial affects on lowering your healthcare costs and curbing opioid addiction. Before this law was passed, many Illinois residents with injuries, pain or ailments would have to see their primary care physician first. They would

Desk Stretches

If you are used to sitting at a desk all day long, then you will appreciate these stretches more than anyone. Throughout the day you need to get used to standing up, going for a walk, stretching out the different muscles in your body. Your body needs to move, it craves it, it fuels off of it. If you are spending hours upon hours in a stationary spot your body turns off some of its functions. Below you will see different stretches and ways to move throughout the day, along with recommendations on how long to perform these stretches. Call the office if you need help making sure your desk station is ergonomically set to your height.

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