Athletic Trainers Stepping into New Roles

2017-11-22T10:52:01+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Physical & Occupational Therapy, Sports Medicine|

With the arrival of spring, IBJI’s athletic training staff is gearing up for a busy season. The Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League and the Chicago Sky of the Women’s National Basketball Association have selected IBJI as their Official Athletic Training Provider. During the upcoming 2017 seasons, IBJI’s highly skilled team of certified athletic trainers will be on-site to assist both teams during all home and away games — but that’s not all they will be doing. […]

Exercising Before Knee Surgery

2017-11-22T09:15:37+00:00 November 19th, 2012|Orthopedics Care|

If you’ve been diagnosed with a knee injury, like a torn ACL, and you’re preparing to undergo surgery.  Your physician may have recommended doing pre-surgery exercises. These exercises help strengthen the surrounding leg muscle, increase range of motion and flexibility. Sometimes a good routine will help reduce the time needed in rehabilitation. In most cases the stronger you can make your muscles before surgery the better your recovery. […]

Physical Therapy

2017-11-21T19:13:37+00:00 August 25th, 2017|

Physical Therapy Physical Therapy is a healthcare specialty that focuses on the rehabilitation of a patient through manual treatments to aid impairments and promote mobility. A physical therapist will conduct physical examinations and review your recorded medical history to accurately apply the correct pain management technique. Physical therapy can relieve pain, improve limited function and regain decreased strength resulting from an accident, accessory health condition, or orthopedic surgery. Why Should You See a Physical Therapist at IBJI IBJI wants to get you back into motion. Our physical therapists will diagnose and treat your complications with the most hands-on approach. A patient seeking therapeutic care can expect our PTs to evaluate their condition through meticulous observation of [...]