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“If there is the slightest chance that a patient can be educated in the methods that enable him to reduce his own pain and disability using his own understanding and resources, he should receive that education. Every patient is entitled to the information, and every doctor should be obliged to provide it”.

Robin McKenzie, CNZM, O.B.E., FCSP (Hon), FNZSP (Hon), NZCP (HLM), Dip. MT, Dip.MDT

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Category Archives: Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, & Fitness

Includes information relating to physical therapy, sports & spinal rehabilitation, sports medicine, therapeutic exercises, and physical fitness. Self-treatment recommendations as well as the latest advances in the field of rehabilitation and manual medicine will be covered, as well as information relating to the various physical therapy modalities used at Progressive Chiropractic Wellness Center in Chicago, including: electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound, cold laser therapy, massage therapy, manual medicine, myofascial therapies such as: Graston Technique, Webster Technique, ART (Active Release Therapy), Trigger Point Therapy, and many more. Physical Therapy techniques will also be included, such as: McKenzie Method, DNS (Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization), Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, breathing pattern retraining, postural and ergonomic retraining, spinal stabilization, and core strengthening exercises. Training

Jan142014 No Comment

Dr. Ezgur Offers Cycling Sports Injury Prevention Class

As a sponsor of Test Positive Aware Network’s Ride for AIDS, Dr. Richard Ezgur of Progressive Chiropractic Wellness Center is offering a free cycling sports injury prevention & stretching class, during the following indoor training sessions: 1/19/14, 2/2/14, 3/9/14, 3/30/14. … Continue reading

Oct312013 No Comment

DNS Physical Therapy In Chicago Decreases Pain & Improves Performance

Dr. Ezgur, Dr. Bruene, and Meadow have returned to the office following a nine-day intensive seminar to advance our practice of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, or DNS.  DNS is a highly advanced, specialized form of physical therapy which utilizes the principles … Continue reading

Oct122013 No Comment

Good luck to our patients running the Chicago Marathon!

Remember to stay hydrated and follow our advice on Strectching & Warming Up Correctly.  Also, be sure to see us next week if you’re experiencing any pain aside from the usual post-marathon muscle soreness.  Regardless, a post-marathon massage and adjustment … Continue reading

Aug252013 No Comment

THE McKENZIE METHOD: POWERFUL PAIN RELIEF (part 1)

THE McKENZIE METHOD: POWERFUL PAIN RELIEF (part 1) Drs. Ezgur & Bruene are both trained in this powerful physical therapy technique which teaches you to treat your own body to safely eliminate your pain quickly and naturally. http://www.mckenziemdt.org/approach.cfm?section=int

Feb242013 No Comment

Foot’s feeling great climbing Viedma Glacier thanks to kinesiotape and Dr. Bruene!

Foot’s feeling great climbing Viedma Glacier thanks to kinesiotape and Dr. Bruene!

Jan252013 No Comment

YOUR THERAPUETIC EXERCISE PICS/HANDOUTS are now available on our newly updated self-treatment page of our website

YOUR THERAPUETIC EXERCISE PICS/HANDOUTS are now available on our newly updated self-treatment page of our website. The exercises are listed both alphabetically and numerically (see link below). Feel free to email or call us anytime for the numbers of your … Continue reading

Dec122012 No Comment

SHOULD YOU EXERCISE WHEN YOU’RE SICK?

SHOULD YOU EXERCISE WHEN YOU’RE SICK? The short answer is “no”. If you’re symptoms are very mild, then some gentle exercise like walking may be helpful, but in general you should rest and sleep as much as possible. Homeopathic remedies … Continue reading

Oct242012 No Comment

Lauren, our Chiropractic Assistant, will be in Toronto attending a seminar this weekend

Lauren, our Chiropractic Assistant, will be in Toronto attending a seminar this weekend: “The Rehab Continuum: Stability To Performance From Head To Toe”, taught by Dr. Craig Liebenson. We look forward to continuing to integrate the most advanced rehab protocols … Continue reading

Nov252011 No Comment

Good article on the importance of warming up (NOT STRETCHING) before exercise

Good article on the importance of warming up (NOT STRETCHING) before exercise: http://www.mensjournal.com/dynamic-stretching. Visit this section of our website for more information: http://www.progressivechiropractic.com/patient-resource-library/self-treatment/stretching-warming-up-correctly/. Happy Thanksgiving!

Feb042011 No Comment

Deep Breathing Exercises for Relaxation

Deep Breathing Exercises for Relaxation Follow this link to learn how to easily decrease emotional stress, promote muscle relaxation, ease pain, and facilitate better sleep and energy levels. This is something everyone should do everyday to feel better & improve … Continue reading

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