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Pinched Nerve in the Neck: Symptoms & Treatment

Cervical radiculopathy, often caused by a pinched nerve, can cause radiating pain, and or numbness in the body. It occurs when a nerve in the neck becomes compressed and is […]

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Shoulder Pain When Throwing: Causes & Treatment

It was just another pitch or a throw to first base like you’ve always done. Or perhaps you tossed a football or basketball during an ordinary practice and then you […]

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Best Exercises for Tennis Players

Tennis offers the ultimate workout for your body, requiring coordination of your legs and arms at every point. And every muscle and joint needs to work properly for you to […]

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Recovery After a Marathon

Finishing a marathon, no matter how long or short it is, is an impressive feat that will test your physical and mental determination. Obviously, this kind of activity will put […]

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Before and After Cupping Therapy: What to Expect

Cupping therapy has been practiced around the world for over 3500 years starting in Egypt and spreading to all corners of the globe. In recent years, it’s gained a considerable […]

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October is National Physical Therapy Month

It is very important to keep your body feeling and moving at its best. When body pain strikes or you experience an injury, make an appointment right away with IMPACT […]

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Rotator Cuff Tear Treatment & Exercises

Are you feeling pain or weakness in your shoulder when raising your arm? You may have shoulder impingement or a torn rotator cuff tendon. This common injury can occur suddenly […]

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What is Kinesiology Tape, and How Does it Work?

Kinesiology is the study of human body movement, but the term also describes a form of therapy that corrects problems with muscle balance and biomechanics. This approach typically involves gently […]

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Chicago Recovery Room Rebrands as IMPACT Physical Therapy & Sports Recovery

Looking for the Chicago Recovery Room? Our new name, IMPACT Physical Therapy & Sports Recovery, more accurately reflects what we offer to athletes. Now all our physical therapy clinics—located across […]

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Swimmer’s Shoulder: Prevention and Injury Location

Could your shoulder pain be a condition known as swimmer’s shoulder? The large repetitive motions that your shoulders must perform while swimming can cause pain under certain circumstances: Repeated overhead […]

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What is the Cold Plunge: Benefits & Meaning

What is a cold plunge? Also known as cold water immersion, it is a key part of sports recovery protocol. A cold plunge—meaning a full immersion in 51-degree water—activates the […]

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Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE): Frequently Asked Questions

Request Appointment Therapy Athletics Blog What is a functional capacity evaluation?  Known by the acronym FCE, a functional capacity evaluation is a medical test that is required when you file […]

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