Revolutionizing Pain Management with Integrative Dry Needling Therapy

Integrative dry needling therapy is an innovative physical therapy technique that focuses on treating myofascial pain and dysfunction. The approach involves the insertion of thin, sterile needles into specific areas of the skin, known as trigger points, to alleviate pain, improve range of motion, and promote healing. Unlike acupuncture, which is based on traditional Chinese…

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Unraveling Neck Pain: Embrace Relief

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Neck pain, a modern-age problem, can stem from various causes. Whether it’s poor posture from hunching over our screens, stress-induced tension, or even an awkward sleeping position, the causes are becoming more common. These habits result in strain and discomfort in the muscles and ligaments of the neck region, leading to persistent pain that can…

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Relieving Knee Pain Through Physical Therapy

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Knee pain can be a debilitating condition that affects individuals of all ages. Whether it’s caused by injury, arthritis, or overuse, living with knee pain can greatly impact your quality of life. Fortunately, physical therapy offers a non-invasive and effective approach to relieve knee pain, restore mobility, and improve overall function. 5 Ways Physical Therapy…

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Class IV Light Therapy Treats Acute Pain, Chronic Conditions

Class IV Light Therapy is a laser therapy that uses light to stimulate tissue repair and healing. It delivers concentrated beams of energy directly into the skin, which helps repair damaged cells and boost collagen production. This procedure treats many conditions, including neck and shoulder pain, elbow and joint pain, fibromyalgia, plantar fasciitis, and even…

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What is Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder is a condition wherein your shoulder joint becomes stiff, causes pain, and limits joint mobility. It develops when the tissue of the joint capsule becomes inflamed and thickens over time, leading to restricted mobility and chronic pain. Causes can include trauma, existing medical conditions such as diabetes or thyroid disorders, or age-related joint…

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3 Best Stretches for Lower Back Pain Relief

Lower back pain impacts your ability to move, even the minor aches and pains in your lower back, hips, can limit movement. Strength exercises provide your back with support and help prevent future pain or injury. One of the best thing you can do to fight against lower back pain is stretching. When you stretch…

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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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