The district sweeps in the old Chicago Democratic machine wards of 11, 13, 14, 19 and 23 and meanders through a corridor to wide swathes of southwest suburban turf. The district was drawn to protect Lipinski, whose father, William — a former congressman — is close to House Speaker Mike Madigan, D-Chicago, who is also the chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois.
MedX rehabilitation machines are precisely adjusted to each individual patient during the first therapy session. The back or neck muscles are gradually strengthened leading to long- term success for the patient. There are many devices and exercises which claim to strengthen the spine, but they have been disproved with scientific testing. The precision and isolation of MedX rehabilitation makes it far superior to conventional rehabilitation methods.
Rehabilitation providers worldwide have experienced outstanding outcomes using the MedX Lumbar and Cervical Extension Machines. This is attributed to medical evidence that shows that the majority of patients with chronic spinal pain are significantly "deconditioned". Weakness of the musculature of the spine can lead to many conditions such as herniated discs, facet syndrome, and degenerative joint disease. A strong spine provides a strong foundation that allows for healthy spaces between the vertebrae, which helps prevent spinal compression.

R. R. "Curley" Turner, a local barber, is held under $1,500 bond on the charge of mayhem. Turner, employed at City Barber Shop, cut the hair of the young son of city surgeon Dr. W. E. Jones. Turner is alleged to have angered the boy and when released from the barber chair, the youngster deliberately kicked Turner. In retaliaton, Turner is asserted to have slapped the child. Later, Dr. Jones appeared at the barber shop and a fight ensued. Following an exchange of blows, the two cliinched and Turner reportedly bit off a large portion of Jones' ear and spat it on the sidewalk. The physician's attorney filed charges in Peace Justice James W. Pipkin's court.

Exercising at MedX of Estes provides an opportunity for every member to have a personalized exercise prescription designed for them and opportunities for supervision every time they come in to work out. Exercise prescriptions are designed to help individuals reach health and fitness goals with emphasis on strength, aerobic and flexibility components.
“Morally reprehensible, that is the most important part,” Mcsweeney told me. “It’s just a disaster. This guy is a complete jackass, a complete nutcase, and doesn’t represent anything from the party that we’re all part of. It’s just absolutely necessary to make sure the people know that this guy is a fraud, a nutcase, a loser, and should be shunned, and hopefully gets zero votes except for his own pitiful vote.”
Jones often prided himself on being a generalist, something which he describes as a move away from the stubbornness and short-sightedness of 'specialists'. He attributed this in part to his upbringing in a family of physicians, as he found their attitudes toward medicine revolved around what they were taught and nothing else. One of his favorite quotes was Robert A. Heinlein's "specialization is for insects." He often cited that his observations gained from flying allowed him to understand the requirements for developing exercise machines. He believed in the competent man, that "a man should be able to put food on the table, build a house, tan a hide and deliver a baby."[This quote needs a citation]
MedX rehabilitation machines are precisely adjusted to each individual patient during the first therapy session. The back or neck muscles are gradually strengthened leading to long- term success for the patient. There are many devices and exercises which claim to strengthen the spine, but they have been disproved with scientific testing. The precision and isolation of MedX rehabilitation makes it far superior to conventional rehabilitation methods.

When using the MedX Lumbar Extension Machine the deep lumbar muscles are isolated by stabilizing the pelvis and legs. The machine is also able to compare a patient’s strength with normative values, meaning we can see how strong or weak you are compared to people the same age, height, weight, and gender. Although everyone is different, these numbers help us establish a baseline to identify deficits and evaluate how effective the treatment is.


As a Catastrophic Nurse Case Manager, I rely on Comp-X as my transportation company of choice because of their customer service. I was in a position where I needed transportation to the hospital for my 11 year-old niece who was diagnosed with a terminal grade IV tumor and Ashley Pepka, V.P. of Business Development, was quick to say “okay we can do this for you.” Comp-X is a company you can trust with your family’s care.
By 1984, approximately 4,700 Nautilus Fitness Centers covered the United States. Complete lines of the equipment were the choice in physical rehabilitation centers, professional sports teams training rooms, colleges, high schools, and private facilities, despite the belief of a large majority of weight-training experts that traditional training with free weights produced superior results.
Alicia grew up in a small town of northwestern Minnesota where she spent most of her time playing volleyball and basketball. She also spent her summers camping, fishing, and attending sport camps. Alicia’s competitive nature and passion for excellence provided her with many awards and recognition during high school, and, while competing at Thief River Fall’s junior college.
MEDX is an advanced mobile communication system for healthcare. It follows the guidelines of HIPAA and the HITECH Act by using the latest standards in technical security, encryption and device safeguards. MEDX goes well beyond secure texting because of its rich features and integration capabilities with EMRs and PACS systems. It is also a carefully thought out bring your own device (BYOD) control your own data (CYOD) solution.
Tyler grew up in Beulah, a small town in west-central North Dakota. He graduated from Beulah High School in 2007 where he was a 3-sport athlete competing in football, basketball, and track & field. His inspiration for becoming a physical therapist came through the process of re-habbing personal injuries to get back to playing the games he loved. Physical Therapy also provided a unique blend of skills that Tyler enjoys – including teaching and problem solving – traits he undoubtedly picked up from his mom (a teacher) and his dad (an engineer).
Hanson said he was cheered to learn that. “I don’t care about getting their support or that they tell their voters about my campaign as an alternative, because I’m independent and I want voters to be clear on that,” he told Splinter in an email. “They know that all I genuinely want from them is that they reach the voters they can reach to inform them about Jones and to vote for someone else. I hope they do something and follow through on that.”
“I would like to thank all the doctor’s assistants and nurses at IPPMC. They have helped me out the most of any different medical places I have been for my pain. They have done the best job explaining and treating my pain after a 19 year period. The best place I ever went for my pain management. I would suggest anybody come here and try it if you are dealing with pain. Thank you IPPMC.”
Dr. Johnson serves as the Medical Director. He joined PDR in 2017 after serving as Assistant Medical Director at HealthPartners' Department of Occupational Medicine. He also served as the Medical Director at NorthWorks Occupational Health for 15 years, where he developed North Memorial Health Care's occupational health clinic. He also held positions at Allina and Columbia Park Medical Group as a staff physician. Dr. Johnson earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota (U of M) School of Medicine in 1985. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, and his Occupational and Preventative Medicine Residency at Regions Medical Center/U of M. He obtained a Master of Public Health Diplomat degree from the U of M School of Public Heath in 1990. Dr. Johnson is board certified in Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine, and is also a Fellow in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
- Get your life back. If you’re accustomed to living an active lifestyle filled with rewarding physical activities, EIF can help — especially if you love to golf. The Lumbar Extension machine is great for golf exercises for the lower back, since the equipment targets the core muscles used during the swing. Improve core rotation and speed, and see how quickly you can improve drives off the tee.
James grew up on the family farm in the quaint town of Inkster, North Dakota where he was a 3-sport athlete throughout his high school career; competing in football, baseball, and basketball. During life on the farm, his father taught him the disciplines of sowing and reaping that continue to serve him well today in all aspects of his life. James would eventually be inspired to pursue a career in medicine by his mother and sister who are both Physical Therapists, and who would show him the gratification of helping people recover from pain or injury. After graduation, James went on to play college baseball for the University of Mary, and, to begin his formal studies. He then attended the University of North Dakota (UND) where he received his bachelor’s degree in Pre-Physical Therapy, with a Minor in Psychology. James went on to enroll in the university’s School of Medicine & Health Science where he earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. After completing two, nine-week clinical sessions in the fun, family-like atmosphere at RehabAuthority, James knew the company was a perfect fit to launch his PT career. He now practices out of the Homedale Clinic, and is highly motivated to help his Patients get back to enjoying their daily lives free from physical limitations.
Kim Rosendahl grew up in a small town in western Minnesota. After high school, he went on to study Fitness and Sports Science at Moorhead State University where he earned accredited certifications as an Athletic Trainer. While working with athletes to rebound from injuries, Kim developed a passion for treating a diverse population of Patients. That passion led him to build upon his Athletic Training background by becoming a Licensed Physical Therapist. In 2000, Kim obtained a Master of Physical Therapy degree at the College of St. Catherine in Minneapolis, MN. After working in the Twin Cities for 2 years, Kim and his wife, Sara, chose to relocate to Thief River Falls, MN to be closer to family. Ten years later as a practicing PT, Kim seized an opportunity to join the RehabAuthority Team to further his mission of providing the best physical therapy possible for people across Northwest Minnesota. Kim and Sara have 3 children; Hailey, Jack, and Caleb.

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Faith attended Northland Community and Technical College in East Grand Forks for the Physical Therapist Assistant Program and graduating in May of 2018. Faith’s last clinical rotation as a student was at RehabAuthority in Thief River Falls and was offered a position shortly after graduation. Faith’s competitive nature has matched well with RehabAuthority core value “pleased but never satisfied”.   She has learned a lot in the world of physical therapy with the help of colleagues and mentors, and is eager to grow as a clinician and never stop learning at RehabAuthority.

Amber Richards is a Physical Therapist Assistant at RehabAuthority Physical Therapy. She grew up in Moorhead, MN where she developed a strong passion assisting and comforting individuals through various changes in their lives. After high school, Amber attended Massage Therapy school at The Salon Professional Academy in 2010.  Since then she has opened her own independent massage therapy practice and currently has seven years of massage experience.  Physical therapy opened a whole new world of curiosity to continue her education and to better help herself and her patients.
Biomechanics precision and low-friction make Medx state-of-art. Engineering excellence and quality components mean that Medx equipment requires minimum maintenance. Included: Core lumbar strength, CORE torso rotation, CORE ab isolator, CORE stretch, chest press, knee ext, prone leg curl, leg press, lateral raise, overhead press, pullover, torso arm and row. Picture of row not shown.

discmdgroup DISC Sports and Spine Center (DISC) is one of America’s foremost providers of minimally invasive spine procedures and advanced arthroscopic techniques. Our individually picked, highly specialized physicians apply both established and innovative solutions to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate their patients in a one-stop, multi-disciplinary setting. With a wide range of specialists under one roof, the result is an unmatched continuity of care with more efficiency, less stress for the patient, and a zero MRSA infection rate. Read more articles by discmdgroup.

"Within my life, I've accomplished 50 things; any one of which others would give anything to have done once. I've been the length of the Congo, Nile and Amazon. I've captured adult crocodiles and African elephants. I've invented a camera mount so steady you can use it from a helicopter flying in a whirlwind, and the picture will be in focus. I've run a jeep into a tree at 60 miles per hour. I've been bitten by poisonous snakes 24 times, and hundreds of times by non-poisonous snakes. I've survived a couple of plane crashes, that weren't my fault, was chewed up by a lion and a myriad of other cats, was shot six times, axed once and stabbed on occasion. I've killed at least 600 elephants and 73 men and I'm more sorry for the elephants!"


Manual wheelchairs come in many different varieties depending upon the user’s needs. There are standard folding chairs, sport wheelchairs, lightweight chairs, heavy duty chairs, reclining chairs, and transport chairs. A standard folding wheelchair is a good choice if you tire easily and can’t walk as far as you used to or are unable to walk but would like the option of arm propelling. These chairs have options such as desk vs. full arm styles, footrests vs. elevating leg rests, and seat height adjustment on some models.
BEWARE!  I paid my medical bill, then got billed again.  It took two of us to figure out the billing.  The Medx representative said let me review your bill, then said this is your bill.    I paid my bill in full.  Then I got another bill and called Medx, they transferred me to voice mail. I called the doctors office and they got through in minutes, called me back and told me Medx made a billing error.  First sign of a company doing bad business is when they don't use their company name when answering the phone.  Second sign of bad business is when the billing company does not have their name, address or phone number anywhere on the billing.  Makes me wonder how many people are getting wrongly billed again and paying the bill.  Also how many senior patients are getting wrongly billed and paying.
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Tyler grew up in Beulah, a small town in west-central North Dakota. He graduated from Beulah High School in 2007 where he was a 3-sport athlete competing in football, basketball, and track & field. His inspiration for becoming a physical therapist came through the process of re-habbing personal injuries to get back to playing the games he loved. Physical Therapy also provided a unique blend of skills that Tyler enjoys – including teaching and problem solving – traits he undoubtedly picked up from his mom (a teacher) and his dad (an engineer).
Make English the Official Language: America was founded by English speaking people. For most of our history as a nation, if you wanted to be able to advance yourself, as a new legal immigrant, you had to learn how to speak and write in English. Since 1965, with the repeal of the McCarran-Walter Act, (which was an immigration law favoring White, European legal immigrants) the requirement for citizenship to be able to speak and write English was swept aside and now any two-legged vagabond from any Third-world, non-white, or non-Christian country is given preference whether they arrived legally or illegally. Either, learn America’s language, our culture, and respect our laws or get out of our country!
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