Avoid Addictive Opioids. Choose Physical Therapy for Safe Pain Management. #ChoosePT

Avoid Addictive Opioids. Choose Physical Therapy for Safe Pain Management. #ChoosePT

No one wants to live in pain. But no one should put their health at risk in an effort to be pain free.

Doctor-prescribed opioids are appropriate in some cases, but they just mask the pain—and opioid risks include depression, overdose, and addiction, plus withdrawal symptoms when stopping use.

WellBatavia a success!

WellBatavia a success!

The 3rd Annual WellBatavia Festival was the largest yet! Over 3,000 people came through to check out vendors and classes. We had over 40 vendors this year- promoting incredible, local health and wellness resources including free fitness classes such as Zumba, Tai Chi, Stroller Strides and Mini Trampoline that created a fun, vibrant atmosphere!

4 Things a Physical Therapist Can Do That Your Doctor Can't (repost)

4 Things a Physical Therapist Can Do That Your Doctor Can't (repost)

Thank you NBC for publishing this great article! You will find a link at the bottom to take you to the original article!

By Tiffany Ayuda / Life by Daily Burn

You’re in your twelfth week of marathon training, and one morning you wake up to a sharp pain around your knee. You wait a few hours and pop a few ibuprofens, but the pain doesn’t subside. Who should you see? While it’s always a safe bet to consult your doctor, chances are they’ll recommend seeing a physical therapist, too. Physical therapists can help treat injuries and ease joint pain, but they can also help you become fitter and healthier, overall.

Opening Our 2nd Location!

Opening Our 2nd Location!

Growth is important. Not only personal growth or physical gains… but expanding your reach is important to the society you live in. That’s our take anyway! Our goal is to grow, train and bring on board like-minded Physical Therapists to promote our whole-person approach to PT. Needless to say, we are REALLY excited to announce our 2nd Location in Batavia, Il!

Why you should walk and how community development affects your health

Why you should walk and how community development affects your health

It’s always nice to come across reports that resonate with our general stance on promoting better health and movement in our communities! One of the things near and dear to our heart is the Well Batavia Initiative (Sarah is a founder of this initiative!). It’s all about how community ‘set-up’ , (street planning, sidewalks, public transportation, green spaces…) affects moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA ).

Over 365 Days in One Spot and Still Moving Forward

Over 365 Days in One Spot and Still Moving Forward

March 1st marked the 1 year anniversary of Catalyst’s presence at 710 E Railroad!

This has been a phenomenal year! We have had numerous ‘future’ PT’s working through their clinicals with us - just long enough to fall in love with them! But as it is with interns, they move on. It’s a proud / sad moment every time! Our commitment to …

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