The Asymmetries of a Runner The Importance of a Running Gait Assessment     By Kevin Morris, MS, ATC     The average cadence for a runner is around 160 steps per minute. Let us say you run for 30 minutes. Over this span,...

Professional Triathlete, Ironman, and Olympian Joanna Zeiger Interviews Achieve Sports Medicine Co-Owner, Gina Pongetti Angeletti Gina Pongetti Angeletti, MPT, MA, CSCS, ART-Cert. Achieve Sports Medicine Co-Owner Joanna:...

Inflammation:     the Good, the Bad and the Diet  by Linda Samuels, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN – Board Certified Sports Dietitian      Inflammation…we see news features on TV: “The Inflamed Brain”;  we hear about it on podcasts: ...

Beat the Heat:  Prevention, Recognition and Management of Exertional Heat Illnesses By. Kevin Morris, MS, ATC   May 29th 2018, 4:30pm. The Maryland Terrapins football team took the field for a scheduled offseason workout...

Concussions: The End of Sports as we Know it? By Kevin Morris, MS, ATC   Ban youth tackle football? That was nearly the case earlier this year in the state of Illinois as lawmakers introduced legislation (HB4341) to ban ...

The Three R’s of Recovery - “Rest, Rebuild, Restore”  By Kevin Morris, MS, ATC  You must break down to build up! Yes, this sounds confusing, but it simply exemplifies our body’s physiological response to exercise. During...

Changing the Sport of Golf: Mixing Physicality, Mental Toughness, Timing, Biomechanics and more!  By Gina Pongetti Angeletti and Stephen Miwa  Golf is truly one of the fastest growing sports in the country. No longer is ...

We are hiring Physical Therapists for our Chicago, Burr Ridge, and Willowbrook clinics! Do you have an interest working with an orthopedic/sports medicine specific population that includes patients from Performing Arts, ...

By Gina Pongetti Angeletti, MPT, MA, CSCS, ART-Cert. (pictured left)  and Caroline Yasuda, Running Coach (pictured right)  It’s warm again! Guess what that means? Flowers bloom, longer days, birds are chirping and people...

 By Kevin Morris, MS, ATC  Life can change in an instant.  Hank Gathers was running to the rim for an alley-oop dunk during a 1990 conference tournament game.  Michael Jackson was preparing for a series of comeback conce...

Gina Pongetti Angeletti, MPT, MA, CSCS, ART-Cert Co-Owner-Achieve Orthopedic Rehab Institute Sports Medicine Most Common Injuries and Challenges! Foot: Calf Strains and plantar fasciitis Elbow and wrist pain Shoulder sti...

5 Reasons Your Injury Isn’t Healing and How to Get Better, Stat Dr. Joanna Zeiger’s interview of Gina Pongetti, MPT   Dr. Zeiger:  What is the most important piece of advice you give to athletes who are coming to y...

Posted 1/4/2016 in Other

In the News… Concussions By Marissa Parker, MSED, ATC Actor Will Smith is staring in a new movie titled Concussion. This has once again shined a spotlight on head trauma across the nation. In the movie, Dr. Bennet Omalu,...

Posted 12/2/2015 in Other

We've redesigned our website!!! After months of work redesigning our website, we are ecstatic to announce that our new website is live! Help us spread the word and you could win some Achieve Swag! Wa...

Running to new depths: A Fluid Running Feature June 2015 Summer is finally here and everyone is looking forward to hoping in the pool for a “cool-down!” However, over at Fluid Running, athletes are j...

Can you EndureIT?  A Q&A session with Erik Walter EndureIT Manager & Head Mechanic Endure IT and Achieve have worked together for many years. As our relationship has grown, we have seen first time triathle...

In a recent Wall Street Journal online article By Kevin Clark , Clark introduces readers to, what some NFL teams are calling, 'Feel-good Fridays".  He mentions that the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles ...

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