Neck Pain Treatment for Long Lasting Relief

Severe neck pain can be extremely debilitating, making it difficult to work, sleep, or perform even the simplest tasks. The most common causes of neck pain are arthritis, poor posture, and muscle strain. However, there are several things that you can do to ease your pain and improve your flexibility. Many people treat common neck…

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The benefits of physical therapy for shoulder pain

Relief from shoulder pain without having to take medications, injections or potential surgery. When people seek relief for shoulder pain, the next thing they want to know is what’s causing it. Is it really the shoulder? Is it my neck, or is it the spine? Therapists at Be Fit PT & Pilates in Downers Grove…

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Free Assessment Day on Cinco de Mayo!

BeFit is hosting a day of free consults on Thursday, May 5th for Cinco De Mayo! If you have an issue with pain or function or fitness/wellness and don’t know what to do about it come and speak to one of our PT’s. Our 30 minute assessments can include a variety of specialties such as…

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Deep core breathing and pain relief

The core muscles play a more active role in breathing than one might think, while the lungs play passive and equally important role. That’s why it pays to be aware of how we use our core muscles. One important payoff is pain relief. Deep breathing is, of course, deep respiration through the paying of attention…

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3 things to check for knee pain

Knee pain can be caused by many different factors, and determining the cause is the first step toward relief. Knee pain can come on slowly because of overactivity, but a sudden onset of pain can signal an injury. A proper examination can help make a diagnosis and treatment plan. Here are 3 things to check…

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Laserpalooza

Reserve your free deep-tissue light therapy session for our Laserpalooza on October 14th. Here is what we will have on hand: Two therapy light lasers to treat more people; A higher wattage of laser (25 watts) for greater relief of symptoms and a lower wattage laser (15 watts) for everyday aches and pains. Special pricing…

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What is prehab and why is it important?

You’ve scheduled a surgery and you know that depending on the type of surgery you have, you will most likely have to complete some sort of rehabilitation/physical therapy after in order to fully recover. But have you heard of prehab? The word prehab is derived from the word ‘prehabilitation’ (which is short for ‘preoperative rehabilitation’), and it…

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3 things to know about hip flexors

The hip flexors are a group of muscles located on the front top of your thigh in the pelvic area, and allow you to flex your hips and bend your knees to your hips. The hip flexor muscles play an important role in your ability to move around and stabilize yourself. Here are 3 things…

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Keep Running Injuries at Bay

The weather is nicer every day, which may lead you to take your workout to the road. Now whether you are an avid runner or just out for a casual jog, everyone is at risk for the same common injuries if they aren’t careful. One of the most common injuries is the frustrating and painful…

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What is mobility and why is it important?

Mobility is one of the most important aspects of physical activity. It is important to focus on your mobility as a key to maintaining overall health, regardless of your fitness level and goals. Mobility — the ability to move or walk freely and easily — is critical for functioning well and living independently. If you…

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