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Getting To The Root Of Pain – Beth’s Story

July 16th, 2018

Today’s blog post is really a story about a recent patient of mine.   It’s a story I chose to tell because I know it will resonate with a lot of people.  So here it goes…. My patient’s name is Beth.  Beth is familiar to The Training Room before she started PT for her shoulder.  I

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Striving For Excellence

June 28th, 2018

The Training Room is proud to announce that our very own Physical Therapist Akil Piggott, has earned the professional designation of Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS). The OCS Board Certification is granted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)’s American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS) and involves a rigorous application and examination processes.  Less than

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The Training Room Bulletin – April 2018

April 18th, 2018

Click HERE to check out the April 2018 Edition of The Training Room Bulletin. Staff spotlight – Ryan Wolff, PT, DPT Effective Hip & Knee Pain Relief Free Deep Tissue Laser Therapy Consultation Enjoy!

Understanding Laser Therapy

February 26th, 2018

Effective laser therapy administration is a direct function of power of the laser light and dose delivered. Administering the optimal treatment dose to patients produces consistent positive outcomes. Class IV therapy lasers provide a deeper depth of tissue penetration and ultimately provide a dose that results in positive reproducible outcomes. Higher wattage also results in

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The Training Room Bulletin – January 2018

January 18th, 2018

Click HERE to check out the January 2018 edition of The Training Room Bulletin. Staff Spotlight – Akil Piggott, PT, DPT, ACSM EP-C Learn the difference between Strains and Sprains Much more! Enjoy!  

Forgotten Shoulder Muscle: Weight Lifting and Injury Prevention with Akil Piggott, PT, DPT, ACSM EP-C

November 28th, 2017

I spend a significant amount of time in the gym. Depending on who you ask, I spend too much time in the gym. But over the years I have been able to make many observations of “the average” weight lifter. Let’s have a dialogue with “the average” weight lifter and see what we can learn:

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Fast Feet Friday – Speed Training Tips – Negative Foot Speed

November 24th, 2017

How fast can you get your foot back on the ground??? Today we are talking about the downward (negative) speed of your foot at the ground during your sprint stride.  Often when we think about running speed we only focus on how fast we flex our hips (pump our knees), but that neglects a huuugeee

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360 Degrees of Movement – Tips to Improve Lateral Agility

November 15th, 2017

An athlete is only as good as their “effective range” – the range in which they can get out and back from where they are currently at.  This includes 360 degrees so you have to be able to move laterally to dominate your competition in most sports! Shuffling is 1 of the 2 means of

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