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Top 3 exercises for improving mobility in your golf swing

By Shayne Cleary PT, DPT, MTC IMPACT Physical Therapy- South Loop   One question I receive from many of my clients or golf friends is how can I improve the mobility in my golf swing. Most golfers tend to feel as though they either get “stuck” in their back swing or can’t fully follow through [...]

3 Benefits of The AlterG

What if I told you that you can exercise while defying gravity and feeling weightless on our planet Earth! It sounds like science fiction, but it is actually a world-changing invention to help individuals with various exercise boundaries - it is called an Anti-Gravity Treadmill, also known as the AlterG. With having the same platform [...]

The Importance of Athletic Tape and When to Use it

The world of sports and fitness is a constantly evolving one. It seems that every week, athletes are trying something new to enhance their performance and preserve their body’s health. Even those who are simply looking to maintain their own personal fitness are trying new and trendy exercise preparation methods. One method that remains effective [...]

7 Exercises to Get You to the Marathon Starting Line

By Shannon VanAntwerp- PT, DPT, FAAOMPT Tuesday August 29th, 2017 IMPACT Physical Therapy- Lakeview Marathon season is upon us. For those of you training we have collected a few exercises to help you prevent injuries leading up to your longest training runs and the race. Leading up to the marathon we commonly see a pattern [...]

Motor Control: What it is and Why It’s Important for Golf

By Shayne Cleary PT, DPT, MTC IMPACT Physical Therapy- South Loop A healthy and effective golf swing requires many different components, including mobility, stability, strength, power and motor control. These all go hand in hand; it is difficult to have an efficient golf swing if you lack even one attribute. This article will discuss the [...]

Beat the Heat with Perfect Summer Workouts

The sun is shining and the heat is on! While the summer brings beautiful days and the thirst for a tan, intense heat can be equally punishing on anyone’s motivation to stay fit. But we all know you just spent spring getting rid of any winter blues, so don’t stop now! Here’s why you should [...]

6 Ways to Stay Active in Chicago This Summer

Don’t let this be another summer spent in front of the air conditioner watching TV. Chicago continues to transform into one of the best cities in America to enjoy outside, especially during the summer. Here are some of IMPACT Physical Therapy’s favorite activities in Chicago during the summer months.   Kayak the Chicago River It [...]

5 Great Accessories for Injured Athletes

Use These Items to Make Your Recovery Easier It’s the day you’ve been waiting for: your physical therapist has told you that you’re cleared to work out once again. This journey is going to be hard, but before you know it you’ll be back on the field. In the meantime you have some hard work [...]

What You Should Do After Working Out

Image via Pexels Maximize Your Results with These Post-Workout Habits At IMPACT Physical Therapy and The Chicago Recovery Room, we meet some great people in Chicago and Champaign, Illinois that love to be active or are looking forward to returning to their peak health. Most know how to put themselves through a workout or are [...]

6 Best At Home Exercises For Snow Days

Consistency is key to any workout routine, but what happens if your motivation is curbed by things out of your control? Snow days as kids were one of the greatest things to ever happen in our young lives, but now as an adult they’ve become synonymous with inconvenience. There’s absolutely nothing worse than taking your [...]