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What are the Benefits of Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy can improve core stability and increase flexibility.  When pain is manageable, the doctors at Crosstown Chiropractic can introduce stretching and strengthening to enhance your recovery. Core stability, stretching, and strengthening exercises are your best defense against re-injury. The focus of our physical therapy is on flexibility, strength, and balance. Physical therapy is also beneficial following an accident or injury. 

Using chiropractic care Dr. Aho and Dr. Shevokas are able to get to the source of your ailments. We can provide you with certain exercises that target the source of your pain. Whether you have been injured in an auto accident or playing sports we can help you mend with physical therapy. Reach our office at 773-961-8970 to schedule an appointment for physical therapy in the Irving Park neighborhood of Chicago, IL.

What Types of Exercises are Used in Physical Therapy?

For our patients here at Crosstown Chiropractic, we utilize a variety of exercises used in physical therapy. We might use a combination of exercises throughout the course of your treatment. Most common types of exercises used in physical therapy are low-impact warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises, and flexibility exercises. We also provide guided stretching to ensure that you aren’t over-stressing your injured areas. We also provide home care and give the patient not only handouts, but video instructions to follow along at home.  

Why Should I Opt for Customized Physical Therapy?

Customized physical therapy goes the extra mile by providing your body with exactly the right exercises and training.  This is why we offer customized physical therapy here at Crosstown Chiropractic. We understand that physical therapy is not a cookie cutter solution. Our personalized treatment plans start with a comprehensive exam and review of your medical history.  As you work through physical therapy at our office we will reevaluate and amend your customized physical therapy as needed. This ensures you will receive the highest quality physical therapy in Chicago, IL. Contact our office to schedule a consultation for customized physical therapy today. We look forward to meeting you!

Insurances We Accept:

Our office accepts insurance and we participate with many insurance plans. If you provide information about your insurance, we can provide a complementary insurance benefits check to help you determine if you have coverage. Like most doctor office visits, chiropractic care is often subject to a percent coinsurance or copay. Please contact our office if you have any questions.


  • Advocate Physican Partners
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO - Advocate Health Partners
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Health Allies
  • Medicare
  • NexusACO
  • Optum
  • Signature Wellness Plan
  • Stratose
  • United Healthcare

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