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Physical therapists teach course

Published: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 2:00 p.m. CDT

DEKALB – Ken Olson and Aaron Nevdal, physical therapists and partners with Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, recently instructed a course on thoracic spine examination and treatment for the Illinois Physical Therapy Association in Rockford. This one-day seminar focused on instruction of manual therapy examination and treatment techniques to treat mid-back, neck and shoulder pain conditions. Physical therapists throughout Illinois participated in this course.

Olson and Nevdal are both certified orthopaedic physical therapy specialists and co-teach a course on examination and treatment of the spine as part of the Northern Illinois University doctorate in physical therapy program. Olson’s book, “Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine,” is the required textbook for this course.

Olson practices in the DeKalb Resource Parkway location and Nevdal practices in at both the DeKalb and the Rochelle locations of Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists.  Both are available to accept new patients with joint and muscle conditions of the spine and extremities.

Northern Rehab, voted DeKalb County’s Finest 2012 Best Physical Therapists, provides quality, skilled hands-on physical therapy in a fun, friendly environment with an emphasis on one-on-one physical therapy care provided by the physical therapist. For more information about Northern Rehab, visit www.northernrehabpt.com, call 815-756-8524, or find them on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google Plus.

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