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About Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders received her bachelor's degree in General Studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a focus in biological sciences, health sciences, and psychology. She completed her doctorate in physical therapy in 2013 at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Summer's interest in physical therapy stems from years of playing field hockey, soccer, basketball, golf, and competitive piano. Her compassionate approach during treatment in based on previous work and observation in skilled nursing facilities, long-term acute care facilities, and orthopedic clinics. Summer was introduced to React Physical Therapy while completing her final clinical rotation at UIC.
Physical Therapy can assist with the healing process of whiplash by releasing trigger points with soft tissue work, restoring proper joint alignment to allow for normal range of motion, and decrease pain responses throughout the affected area.
While some medications may decrease symptoms of headaches, physical therapy can be a great alternative for treating the source of tension headaches.
If you sit all day at work, school or for travel, chances are you do not maintain proper head posture.
A step by step guide to diaphragmatic breathing.
The following exercises focus on releasing muscles in problem areas that may cause lower back pain.