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Sports Related Concussion

Concussion in sports has become much more recognized, due in part to the media spotlight. In 2016 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 3.8 million concussions which equates to over 10,000 concussions daily. Many...

Back Pain Sufferers – You are not your MRI

GOOD NEWS FOR BACK PAIN SUFFERERS – YOU ARE NOT YOUR MRI Roughly 4 out of 5 people experience concerning back pain at some point in their lives. Being able to solve this pain and find...

Kinesiology Tape

WHAT IS KINESIOLOGY TAPE Kinesiology tape is an adhesive sports tape that is designed to be wearable for several days. The tape facilitates the body’s natural healing process while providing support to muscles, soft tissue, and...

Hamstring Strain Rehabilitation

Hamstring strain injuries commonly occur during sporting activities at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. Participants in track, football, baseball, soccer and rugby are especially prone to this injury given the sprinting demands of these...

Your Child’s Back and Back-to-school

Lighten the Load With These 5 Backpack Safety Tips Back-to-school season is here, one of the purchases you likely have made is a new backpack. Start your child off right by choosing a backpack that not only supports...

Dynamic Movement Assessment

PATHOKINEMATICS Sports related and recreational injuries are common and several factors play a role in the risk for injury. There are nearly 300,000 ACL injuries every year in the Unites States. These sports injuries lead us...

Knee Injuries and Prevention

WHAT’S AN ACL Not everyone knows what the letters A.C.L stand for, but any sports participant or avid sports fan has likely heard them before, which is usually followed by the thought of “that athlete’s season...

Safety in the Home – A Key to Quality Life

Safety in home can have a different meaning for you depending on the stage of life you are in. For example, motor vehicle accidents take more lives of children, adolescents, teenagers and young adults aged 1-24....

Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia: What’s The Story?

Chronic pain and diagnoses such as fibromyalgia (FM) have posed challenges for health care providers over the years. One in fifty Americans will be given a diagnosis of FM, so getting accurate diagnosis and treatment right...

Physical Therapy and Weight Management

THE EPIDEMIC Obesity in America has steadily and unfortunately been on the rise. Current studies would indicate that more than 1/3 of adults and 17% of youth are obese, which is standardly measured via body mass...