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AthletiCo Physical Therapy Partners with Arthritis Foundation

AthletiCo, an Illinois-based leader in rehabilitation, fitness, and performance services, recently partnered with the Arthritis Foundation to provide community outreach and education on the benefits of physical and occupational therapy and preventative fitness solutions for those suffering from arthritis.

Oak Brook, IL (Vocus) June 1, 2009 -- Arthritis is one of the most prevalent chronic health problems and the nation's leading cause of disability among Americans over age 15. This is just one reason why AthletiCo, an Illinois-based leader in rehabilitation, fitness, and performance services, recently partnered with the Arthritis Foundation to provide community outreach and education on the benefits of physical and occupational therapy and preventative fitness solutions for those suffering from arthritis.

Arthritis limits everyday activities such as walking, dressing, and bathing, and many individuals with arthritis don't think anything can be done to help them. AthletiCo has physical and occupational therapists who specialize in the treatment and management of arthritis and work with individuals to improve their quality of life with education, therapy, and exercise.

"AthletiCo has worked with the Arthritis Foundation for the past four years," says Grant Koster, PT, ATC, and one of AthletiCo's Regional Managers. "By partnering with this organization, we have committed to educating the community about two important components of managing arthritis--physical rehabilitation and exercise."

Through the partnership, AthletiCo will be hosting Exercise & Arthritis Forums, Public Education Seminars, and LifeStyle Programs to educate individuals with arthritis on how therapy and exercise can help improve joint mobility, maintain muscle strength and aerobic conditioning, and alleviate symptoms. These educational opportunities will also teach individuals how proper assistive devices can help manage arthritic symptoms.

In addition, AthletiCo will sponsor several Chicagoland events throughout 2009 including the Steve Cochran and Friends Celebrity Golf event, the Arthritis Foundation Black Tie Gala, Let's Move Together Arthritis Walks, and the Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run. Support includes monetary donations, pre- and post-race stretching, and massage therapists on site.

Maxine Olhava
Public Relations Manager

Sharon Tatom Garcia
Arthritis Foundation, Greater Chicago Chapter
312-372-2080 x 30

About AthletiCo
Since 1991, AthletiCo has been the proud provider of rehabilitation, fitness, and performance services to many professional teams, performing arts companies, endurance programs, golf associations, volleyball clubs, high schools, colleges, and events in Chicagoland and Central Illinois.

AthletiCo provides orthopedic rehabilitation including physical and occupational therapy, work rehabilitation, performing arts rehabilitation, women's health therapy, spine control, pediatric physical therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, and athletic training/sports medicine. Expanded services include performance enhancement, fitness center memberships, golf fitness, endurance, nutrition, and massage therapy.

AthletiCo accepts all indemnity, PPO, POS, and WC plans including BC/BS, Humana, Medicare, Aetna (PPO/HMO), PHCS, UHC (PPO.HMO) and many others. As a courtesy to our patients, we verify insurance coverage.

AthletiCo Toll-Free Injury Hotline 877-ATHLETICO (1-877-284-5384)                                       

About the Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation is the only nationwide, nonprofit health organization helping people take greater control of arthritis by leading efforts to prevent, control and cure arthritis and related diseases-- the nation's number one cause of disability. The Arthritis Foundation is the largest non-governmental funder of arthritis research in the world. Since 1948, the Arthritis Foundation has provided nearly $400 million to arthritis-related research through its nationally recognized peer-review research award program. For free information on improving health and limiting the impact of arthritis, contact the Arthritis Foundation at 1-800-735-0096 or


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