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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.

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Whiplash Associated Disorders

June 17, 2015 9:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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.