Treat Your High Ankle Sprain With Physical Therapy (Get Help in Chicago IL)

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Most people don’t know that there are different types of ankle sprains and the high ankle sprain, in particular, requires treatment and a longer recovery process. Athletes are particularly at risk for high ankle sprains but they aren’t the only ones. This kind of sprain can be very severe and without proper treatment and rehabilitation, […]

West Town Physical Therapy Has a New Home

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For those who haven’t heard the exciting news, West Town Physical Therapy has a new home! We are now located at 859 N. Ashland Avenue. We’ve been diligently installing floors and lights, painting and adding finishing touches. To our clients we’ve been seeing while this process has been underway, we are grateful for your patience! Our number […]

Studies Confirm Exercise Protects Your Back from Injury

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Hesitant to start working out because you’re afraid of hurting yourself? Don’t let fear keep you from your health and fitness goals. A recent article in the JAMA Internal Medicine looked at 23 studies that included more than 30,000 participants. Their goal was to review the effectiveness of tools such as shoe inserts and back […]

5 Tips to Safely Add Kettlebells to Your Workout Routine

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Across the city, kettlebells workouts have become the latest craze. These workouts can be an effective tool to build strength, but your form is incredibly important to avoid injury. We asked Ted Fournier, a Personal Trainer (NPTI-CPT) at Orange Shoe Personal Fitness, to provide his expertise about how to safely implement kettlebells into your workout. […]

West Town PT and Wilson Fitness Featured in Chicago Athlete

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One of the the things we love best about our West Town location is our ability to work closely with the Wilson Fitness team. At West Town Physical Therapy, we specialize in alleviating acute and chronic pain and teaching patients how to strengthen their bodies for reduced risk of future injuries. Wilson Fitness complements the program, […]