ARC’s strain/counterstrain has been much more useful to me for relieving severely clenched or damaged tissue than previous treatments at other PT institutions or therapeutic massage; it’s brought me long-term relief. I couldn’t recommend her more highly.
Lauren Aplington, Doctor of Physical Therapy, is a Physical Therapist based at ARC Elmhurst location.
She received her undergraduate degree from Illinois State University in Bloomington, Illinois with a major in biology and minor in psychology. While she was there, she was an All Conference Division One Track and Cross Country runner.
After graduating from ISU, she attended the distinguished Physical Therapy school Rosalind Franklin University. There she obtained experience through her clinical rotations in Outpatient Orthopedics and Acute Care at Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL.
However, it was in 2013 that she gained an interest in the Jones Institute Strain- Counterstrain, In 2017 Lauren began working under Brian Tuckey to acquire advanced manual skills in Fascial Counterstrain (FCS). “FCS has expanded my manual treatment skills and has given me an advanced level of knowledge to address the multi-system influence causing patients pain and dysfunction”. As Lauren practices, her goals with all her clients are to optimize their form and function for their whole body, alleviate their pain, and return them to previous or higher level of function.
Lauren frequently works with various acute to complex chronic pain cases, post-operative patients, conditions related to neuropathy, cervical, lumbar, knee and shoulder dysfunction, to name a few.
When she is not working, you will find her busy caring for her three children and hanging out with her family. They love traveling together. Lauren continues to enjoy running and on her free time gets out to play tennis or golf.
For people afflicted specifically with golf ailments, she’s received Level II certificate completion from Titleist Performance Institute.