#TestimonyTuesday 3/29

March 29th, 2016

“The service that I received at Body Gears while treating my back pain was excellent. Thank you, Body Gears for all the hard work that you do.”-BG patient ‪#‎body gears‬ ‪#‎testimonytuesday‬ ‪#‎naturalenergy‬

River North CrossFit ‘Friday Night Lights’

March 28th, 2016

Dr. Leah, PT, DPT and Dr. Mike, PT, DPT attended River North CrossFit this last Friday for “Friday Night Lights” where they worked with River North CrossFits’ community to help them perform better by offering complimentary Functional Manual Therapy(TM) assessments and taught their clients about healthy movement patterns. We work with patients to create goals

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The Trouble with Tech

March 14th, 2016

Computers, cell phones, tablets…people are spending an increasing amount of time connected to their technology devices. Body Gears physical therapists are finding patients coming in with neck and back pain, sore thumb joints, carpel tunnel, and other ailments, many due at least in part to improper posture and alignment or overuse of certain muscles. Dr.

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Ready to Run – Prepping for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon

March 8th, 2016

Body Gears physical therapists (PTs) know the ins and outs of running. Many of their patients are avid runners and several PTs, including Dr. Erica Burhop, PT, DPT, throw running into the mix of their active lifestyles. As Chicagoans and world-class runners across the globe prep for the upcoming Bank of America Chicago Marathon, held

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How Physical Therapy Can Help with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

February 29th, 2016

Have you ever rolled over in bed only to feel nauseous, perhaps even to the extent that it made you physically ill? Do you feel this way even when you’re simply sitting up from lying down? It’s possible this feeling stems from a condition called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). According to Edgar Urbina, SPT,

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The PT Perspective Featuring Kate Cysewski, PT, DPT

February 15th, 2016

In a new blog series, Body Gears physical therapists share their perspectives on what it means to work at a company that is quickly bringing Functional Manual Therapy™ to the forefront, reshaping the industry and healing patients. In this installment, Dr. Kate Cysewski, PT, DPT, shares her PT Perspective. It’s not necessary to book a

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Body Gears is Freezin for a Reason for Special Olympics Chicago

February 10th, 2016

With less than 30 days to go, the countdown is on! Body Gears will be Freezin’ for a Reason on March 6 as a sponsor of the 16th annual Chicago Polar Plunge benefitting Special Olympics Chicago. As our team of 58 plungers gear up for the big event, a Polar Plunge training video has provided

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The PT Perspective Featuring Ankit Patel, PT, MS

February 4th, 2016

In a new blog series, Body Gears physical therapists share their perspectives on what it means to work at a company that is quickly bringing Functional Manual Therapy™ to the forefront, reshaping the industry and healing patients. In this installment, Ankit Patel shares his PT Perspective. For Ankit Patel, PT, MS, the Body Gears facility

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