The variations of exercises are great working the entire body to help my problems of balance.
Judy has been living with Rheumatoid arthritis for the past 30+ years and typically uses a wheelchair around her house and a cane or walker outside. “I seem to be in less pain, can stand longer. I also am walking somewhat straighter and furthe… Read more
I injured my shoulder in September 2018, and when it didn’t heal on its own but instead became frozen, I saw a doctor in late November 2018, who started me on PT at another place. They got me back to 80% mobility by January 2019, when my PT ended… Read more
Before I met Denise, I spent a good part of every day in bed. I would go out for one project, then come home and lay on the sofa for the rest of the day. Now I go out in the AM and come home in time to make dinner. Because of work Denise has done… Read more
I was in Florida for vacation and developed an upper respiratory infection. I had annoying coughing and congestion in my chest. This went on for several days, and it was not getting better. It felt like I had a mucous plug stuck in my chest that woul… Read more
Denise Schwartz of the Manual Touch Physical Therapy offered a presentation about Low Back Pain and Sciatica at the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook, IL where I am a personal trainer and the Adult Program Coordinator. We had 21 people in attendance … Read more
In 6 visits Denise has taught and evaluated me properly on issues of walking, sitting, bending, reaching and shoulder placement in order to prevent further spinal damage, unlike the previous PT I went to. She also gave me appropriate exercises whic… Read more
I had several issues when I began therapy at The Manual Touch. My sacrum had rotated; there was stiffness in the right side of the neck; and pain in the left bicep. Denise did an excellent job resolving these issues. Besides being very knowl… Read more
Originally, I had limited right shoulder rotation and pain in low back . After P.T., my shoulder rotation improved and lower back pain is gone.
There is no worse than a nagging injury that keeps you off from pursuing the athletic endeavors. Being an avid road cyclist, gravel rider, cyclocross racer and a marathon runner turned into a recent Triathlete, I train all year round and race all yea… Read more