Post date: Aug 28, 2019

Don't let the end of summer be the end of your exercise routine!

The beginning of fall is approaching. Here are three tips which will set you up for success in maintaining an exercise regiment all year long!


Post date: Aug 19, 2019

Listen to the radio interview with Kimberly Painter, PT, DPT and Dan Kopolow from Heel to Toe! They discuss foot pain, high heels, and the importance of the proper footware!


Post date: Aug 13, 2019

How do you know when to come back to exercise after an injury?

Injury is a normal part of life and it happens to everyone. You can do all you can to try and prevent injuries from happening (and these preventative measures are a great thing), but at some point people DO get injured, whether that is from playing a sport, gardening too long, rigorous travel, picking up your grandchild, or having a stressful job. 


Post date: Jul 22, 2019

Keri Offenstein from Two Roads Wellness Clinic and Jessica Hewitt from Mettler Center discuss mental health and the JOURNEY wall in this radio interview!

Post date: Jul 1, 2019

"Mettler has been a transformational experience..."

Read the interview with long-time member Susan Schnuer! Susan has always been taveler. She's lived in France, Peru, Mexico, and in the United States. After working with the U of I for 25 years, she now works with libraries in different countries as an International Librarian. She has had some amazing...

Post date: Jun 17, 2019

Most of the time, we think of shoes as a fashion accessory, but it is also important to remember that shoes are used to help support our body alignment, protect our feet, and make it so we can enjoy our favorite recreational activities. The proper shoes for our daily activities can be very important.


3 Reasons to Wear Shoes


Post date: May 1, 2019

Come work out with the Mettler instructors you love at Indian Acres!
We have classes for everyone every day of the week! 

Enjoy water fitness classes all summer long for a one-time fee of $300 or test the waters with a 10-Punch Card for $150! 
Call 217-356-6543 today!


Post date: Apr 22, 2019

"If your primary doctor or OB/GYN is not discussing your pelvic health, then bring it up."

pregnant physical therapyPhysical therapists have a much bigger role in treating pregnant and postpartum women than many people, including healthcare practitioners, may know. Physical...

Post date: Apr 15, 2019

Low back pain is one of the leading causes of disability and injury in the United States today.

Billions of dollars are spent on the treatment of back pain each year—ranging from surgery to conservative treatment approaches such as physical therapy. Much less money, however, is spent on the prevention of back pain and treating back pain early on.

Low back pain can be caused by many different factors or a combination of factors. The following are six of the...

Post date: Apr 8, 2019

Is it possible to teach Intuitive Eating to children? My answer is absolutely!

Nutrition Baby

It’s best to understand that infants all start out as intuitive eaters. They carry that natural, innate ability to know how to eat and will let you know when...