Cutting season has commenced, and I don’t mean mowing the lawn. Our most favorite summer sports activities such as soccer, beach volleyball and tennis are in full swing. As you may realize, these activities require cutting-type movements, which put the … Read more »
Happy Summer! With that comes more outdoor activities including tennis. Time to get that tennis racket out and start swinging. However, you can injure yourself if you’re a novice and/or not careful, or further injure yourself if you have a … Read more »
Nothing is more frustrating than having a “simple” injury (e.g., a “simple ankle sprain” or a “simple muscle pull”) that doesn’t improve. “Simple” tennis elbow often qualifies.
In our June/July, 2016 newsletter, we outlined how age may influence true tendon … Read more »
Many of you may know that for many years I struggled with pain and instability in my low back and 2 ½ years ago I had a spinal fusion. One of the largest parts of that struggle was my inability … Read more »
Excerpts from the Mayo Clinic
Technique is key.
- Don’t bounce – Avoid abrupt or bouncy movements
- Don’t be aggressive – Mild to moderate pulling at most
- Don’t be too quick – Maintain stretch for at least 30 seconds
This is a part-time or full-time Physical Therapist position treating a caseload including general outpatient orthopedics, as well as sports injuries and pre & postnatal patients.Overview
FPTS has an immediate opening for a staff Physical Therapist for … Read more »
While former President Clinton was in office, he slipped down a flight of stairs and suffered a complete tear (rupture) of his quadriceps tendon that required surgery.
The quadriceps femoris is a large muscle group in the front of the … Read more »
It’s not fun to get hurt, or more specifically, fracture a bone. A fracture can never happen at an opportune time, because we don’t typically schedule time in our day to get injured. It then means going to the doctor … Read more »
Yes that is right! We have control inflammation by the foods we eat!
Since the 70’s when the government started the “Green Revolution” to end world hunger, we have seen an increase in inflammation… inflammation such as arthritis, heart disease, … Read more »