Physical therapy in Crystal Lake, Illinois for core stabilization

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Meet with the best core stabilization physical therapists in Crystal Lake, Illinois

Crystal Lake, Illinois, Luna’s physical therapists specialize in helping patients strengthen and stabilize the core in order to reduce pain, improve posture, and prevent injury. As experts in proper exercise form, your PT can help you create healthy habits that will keep your core strong.

Best of all, with Luna, patients can receive physical therapy for core stabilization in the comfort of their homes. Our physical therapists come to you — it’s physical therapy, delivered.

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What is core stabilization?

Just as a tree can’t stand tall and strong without a steady trunk, humans need a strong core to support the rest of our bodies. The “core,” or the entire front and back of the torso region, creates a solid base of support for the spine, pelvis, shoulders, neck, and limbs. Core stabilization consists of strengthening the core muscles in order to achieve greater overall physical control.

Many patients who have experienced injuries to the neck, spine, or back need to strengthen not only the affected area but also the entire core. For this reason, many physical therapy routines will focus on — or at least incorporate — core stabilization exercises.

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Why do people need therapy for core stabilization?

The core forms the foundation of posture and movement. Training and strengthening the core isn’t just about developing stronger abs — it’s about preventing injuries, improving posture, and developing safe and efficient movement patterns.

Consequently, many injuries and conditions that require physical therapy also require core stabilization. Whether you have a spinal injury, poor posture, or a broken limb, it’s common for your physical therapist to include some core strengthening exercises in your therapy regimen, as a stronger core supports movement throughout the body.

The most common reasons for core stabilization therapy include:

  • Injury
  • Low back pain
  • Poor posture
  • Muscle weakness

Source: Body Pro Physical Therapy

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Physical therapy for core stabilization in Crystal Lake, Illinois

Perhaps unsurprisingly, core stabilization exercises for physical therapy are similar to the abdominal and back strengthening exercises commonly performed as part of a regular workout routine. Crunches, planks, and “supermans” are simple and reliable core strengthening exercises.

However, if you’re trying to strengthen your core in order to recover from an injury or counteract pain, it’s wise to work with a professional. An experienced, licensed physical therapist can help you develop a core strengthening plan that’s tailored to your condition and needs. It’s important to work with a professional to ensure that you maintain proper form and don’t further injure yourself.

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Frequently asked questions

Where are Luna therapists seeing patients?

Across the Crystal Lake area, our therapists are at your service for in-home physical therapy sessions. In every neighborhood we operate in, we strive to deliver physical therapy at your doorstep, ensuring the utmost convenience for your PT experience.

Is physical therapy covered by insurance?

Luna works with a wide range of insurance plans, managing the benefits verification process on your behalf. When you choose Luna, your co-pay will always match the exact amount specified by your insurance plan for visiting a PT clinic. We're proud to accept all major insurances and Medicare.

Is there a waiting list for new patients?

Not at all! At Luna, we're dedicated to ensuring a seamless start for patients on their physical therapy journey. Welcoming new patients is a top priority, and for most, their first at-home physical therapy appointment can be arranged within just 48 hours of signing up. Our therapists maintain flexible schedules, operating from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm, seven days a week. Check Availability.

Who are Luna’s physical therapists?

Luna's therapists possess extensive experience, with a minimum of 3 years in practice, often with additional years of practice. Every therapist undergoes a comprehensive interview and thorough background check. We select therapists who are deeply committed to providing superior care to their patients.
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