A few years ago, a very well-respected Northwest Indiana CEO-physician predicted with certainty that in the future, for routine medical check-ups, monitoring medication, screening tests and other wellness care, most people would not be visiting doctors. The great majority of patients would b…
A sports injury helped Gary resident Alisha Hayes solidify her career choice as a physical therapist.
VALPARAISO | Weekend or weekday sports warriors participating in many of the Valparaiso parks department's activities will soon be able to get free medical help for bumps, bruises, sprains and strains.
A state law that went into effect Monday allows people to be evaluated and treated by a physical therapist for 24 calendar days without a doctor's referral.
This new machine, called the off-axis neuromuscular trainer, is an offshoot of the trusty elliptical trainer that has been a workout favorite for decades.
ATI Physical Therapy has acquired Motion Hand & Physical Therapy, a 10-clinic private practice with five of those clinics in Northwest Indiana.
The solution to your back problem just might not need to be solved via a complicated surgery or a list of over-the-counter medications. Rather, a prescription for pure and healthy living can often be the answer to your spinal woes.
If you watched the summer Olympics, you probably noticed colorful tape and intricate patterns adorning some of the athletes’ bodies. These designs weren’t for aesthetic reasons; rather, it’s an elastic therapeutic tape called Kineseo tape. The tape was created over 30 years ago for sumo wres…
UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University’s Physical Therapy Department will host an information session/open house for individuals interested in learning more about the doctor of physical therapy degree program from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in Room D34000, at the university.
In most professions, if a worker is injured on the job, there's paperwork and often paid leave. For dancers, the risk of injury is high, but the flip side is that they are paid to do what they're most passionate about.
It has always been Victoria Grzelak's dream to learn how to swim. That in itself might not seem like a big deal, until you consider that this 22-year-old woman only recently learned how to walk.
The living room at Life Care Center of the Willows in Valparaiso used to be pretty quiet during weekday afternoons.
VALPARAISO | When her dog was recuperating from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and needed physical therapy, Miranda Reeves found the closest place to get it was Elkhart.
When Kim Power was a child, both she and her sister underwent speech therapy, and the experiences she had helped her form her career path. For the last 12 years, the Munster native has been a speech pathologist, and on March 1 she opened her own clinic, Kid Power Therapy.
After suffering serious injuries following a single-car accident in July, doctors didn't hold out much hope for Robert Champion's future, let alone his dreams of playing his guitar again.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti | MacKendy Francois lost a leg in Haiti's Jan. 12 earthquake, one of thousands whose limbs were amputated so they could be extricated from the rubble or to stop a dangerous infection.
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