Body Gears Welcomes Two Practitioners to its Winnetka Location

February 2nd, 2016

Body Gears Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that Dr. Meghan Simonetti, PT, DPT and Ankit Patel, MS, PT, have joined its staff and will be working at the Winnetka Body Gears located at 544 N. Lincoln Avenue. “We’re thrilled to welcome Meghan and Ankit aboard during this exciting period of growth for Body Gears Physical

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment: Are you getting the right care?

December 11th, 2015

Are you experiencing heel pain  or stabbing pain in the bottom of your foot near your heel? If the pain happens first thing in the morning, after extended periods of sitting, or gets worse as the day goes on – then you may have plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common problems

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Dancer’s Snapping Hip

December 11th, 2015

How to Treat a Dancer’s Snapping Hip This blog post explains the cause of clicking and snapping hips, which is a common occurrence in the dancer population. External snapping hip is caused by the tendons of the iliotibial band and gluteus maximus snapping over the greater trochanter of the femur. Internal snapping hip is the most

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The Role Hamstrings Play in Protecting Knee Ligaments

December 3rd, 2015

The Hamstrings Role in Knee Ligament Protection Do you have knee pain, or does your knee feel unstable? According to Lindsay Weston, PT, DPT, a leading cause of knee pain and instability is weakness of the hamstrings. “At Body Gears Physical Therapy, we use techniques to turn on these weak muscles and then teach you

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Stretching For Runners

October 9th, 2015

Stretching for a marathon, or any workout for that matter, is crucial to the success and overall health of your body! Body Gears has some simple tips to make sure you are performing better and to help you prevent injury (or further injury-Marathon Runners- you know!). Stretching both BEFORE & AFTER a run will help

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