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Playing Sports After 50

How can an adult keep playing sports as they age without suffering more and more injuries?  Here's the rub: you probably won't!  We all age and with aging comes injuries.  We deny our actual age and abilities and strive to do what we did as younger men and women.  But is there a way to [...]

By |2021-09-20T17:59:53+00:00September 20th, 2021|News Updates|

Can Physical Therapy Help Mental Focus?

The athletic world was thrown into upheaval when Simone Biles withdrew from her spot on the USA Women's gymnastics team.  While some reported it was due to an ankle injury Biles herself explained that it was a mental focus issue.  This only made matters worse: Biles was heckled on television shows and social media, so [...]

By |2021-08-10T16:12:42+00:00August 10th, 2021|News Updates|

What Is The Difference Between TENS and EMS Therapy?

A TENS unit, or transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation device, is used primarily to reduce pain signals from nerve endings.  It does this by using "small electrical impulses through electrodes that have adhesive pads to attach them to a person’s skin."¹  This use of electricity works to reduce pain by flooding the nervous system and reducing its ability to [...]

By |2021-06-17T15:14:26+00:00June 16th, 2021|News Updates|

Carpal Tunnel and Repetitive Injury

With the work-from-home solution during the pandemic forcing millions into Zoom meetings and laptop work there has been a rise in repetitive injuries, especially carpal tunnel syndrome.  What can you do to prevent these injuries from ruining your life?  Quite a bit, but first you must understand why repetitive injuries occur and how you can [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:45:59+00:00May 4th, 2021|News Updates|

How Important Is Sports Recovery?

Sports therapy - sometimes referred to as sports recovery - is the treatment of the body to prevent and help cure injuries. Unfortunately most people have their first introduction to sports therapy after a debilitating injury. But recent advancements in sports medicine and education have proven that regular sports therapy can provide a protective layer [...]

By |2021-03-09T18:52:20+00:00March 9th, 2021|News Updates|

Why Tom Brady Is Still Perfect at 43

Tom Brady won the Super Bowl--again--and did it with finesse.  How does a 43 year old man stay in shape and not suffer a career ending injury?  He invests in his athletic recovery, and he is not alone. LeBron James and Cristiano Ronaldo are also known for paying exorbitant sums of money each year on [...]

By |2021-02-08T23:02:25+00:00February 8th, 2021|News Updates|

Injuries and New Year’s Resolutions

It is well known that the first three months of the year are when new gym memberships rise. People become motivated to exercise and reshape their habits, hoping for a healthier lifestyle. This is a good thing; however, every year we see people begin an exercise routine without the proper approach. This leads to injuries, [...]

By |2021-01-06T16:24:52+00:00January 5th, 2021|News Updates|

Winter Weight Gain and Exercise: The Real Risks

The past 9 months have brought many people to a realization: they have gained weight and exercised less and it shows. While nobody enjoys gaining unwanted pounds there are more dangers than simply not fitting into your favorite clothes. Weight gain also has an impact on how you exercise and can increase the risk of [...]

By |2020-12-17T17:06:45+00:00December 1st, 2020|News Updates|