Body Gears Blog

Treating Patients Virtually Anywhere

March 26th, 2020

For years, patients have come to Body Gears throughout Chicagoland for effective outcomes and a faster return to wellness. Now we’re providing the same services virtually. During this unprecedented health situation, the Body Gears staff has turned its attention to treating our patients remotely, through an expanded telehealth program. CMS guidelines during the COVID-19 crisis

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Physical and Occupational Therapists Identified as Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

March 21st, 2020

CISA RELEASES GUIDANCE ON ESSENTIAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE WORKERS DURING COVID-19 Release Date: March 19, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released guidance to help state and local jurisdictions and the private sector identify and manage their essential workforce while responding to COVID-19.   As the Nation comes together to slow the spread of

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Working From Home

March 19th, 2020

First and foremost, let’s acknowledge that any kind of change can be difficult–at first. Think of a rocket ship—it uses almost all of its fuel to get its momentum to get going, but once it’s moving, it’s really heading places! Although working from home is not a novel concept, it is a completely new phenomenon

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Telehealth Services Available at Body Gears Physical Therapy

March 19th, 2020

As of March 19, 2020, Governor Pritzker of the State of Illinois has granted access to telehealth physical therapy services. To access our Telehealth Services immediately, call 877-709-1090 or email See the State of Illinois Executive Order here See our Response to the Coronavirus and Our Gathered Resources As we all continue to adapt

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Coronavirus, Our Commitment to Safety, and Resources to Keep You Informed

March 11th, 2020

Body Gear’s Response over the Growing Concerns Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) NEWS: Now Offering Telehealth Options Our priority is always the health and safety of our patients and employees. With the growing concern over the spread of the Coronavirus, we feel it is important to keep our patients informed of the steps we are taking

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Watch the Game, Not Your Back

November 25th, 2019

Can’t get through a 3-hour game because of back or tailbone pain? Passing up chances to see the Bears play live because sitting on bleachers is unthinkable?   You’re not just getting old, you’re not broken beyond repair, and you’re not getting an award for pushing through your pain. When you don’t take steps to get

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5 Quick Tips for Less Pain and More Energy

October 10th, 2019

Millions of individuals live with varying degrees of pain while also experiencing limited amounts of energy. There are several quick and effective ways you can increase your energy levels while reducing pain. Incorporating physical therapy into your regular routine is one way to limit pain. Call Body Gears Physical Therapy for more information regarding the

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Sprains, Strains and Ankle Pains! What You Need to Know and When to See a Therapist.

September 13th, 2019

There you are, walking through the park on a bright summer day when suddenly you find a hole with your foot. Before you know it, you are in pain, collapsed in a crumpled heap, hoping no one saw your graceful fall. What do you do? How do you know whether it is an injury that

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