Reducing The Risk of ACL Injuries

March 17th, 2017

Check out this list of impressive athletes:  Heather Mitts, Roberto Baggio, Brandi Chastain, Robert Pires, Alex Morgan, and Mikel Arteta. What do they all have in common?  Aside from them all being amazing soccer players that have made it to the pinnacles of their sport, they have all suffered Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries.  In some

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Breathing Posture

March 16th, 2017

Breathing is currently a buzz word in the rehab, strength and performance settings. Recently Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Personal Trainers and Strength Coaches have been discussing breathing and how it relates to core stabilization and shoulder, neck, back and hip pain. In a rehab setting Hodges et al (2002) observed that the diaphragm contributes to spinal

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Hamstring Injuries – Incidence and Treatment

March 10th, 2017

Hamstring injuries can be a challenge to both the athlete and therapist when attempting to rehabilitate, recover, and return to prior activity level. This is due in part to a number of factors including the high incidence rate of this type of injury, slow healing process, and persistent symptoms. It has been found that nearly

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