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9 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis

September 18th, 2018

9 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis You Most Likely Have Never Thought Of By Mandy Huggard, DPT, PT, ATC, CSCS Plantar fasciitis is an injury to connective tissue on the bottom of the foot.  To appreciate the causes of plantar fasciitis, the function of this tissue must be understood, particularly as it pertains to

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Quick Tips To Improve Mobility

September 3rd, 2018

Here are some great mobility tips from one of our awesome Doctor’s of Physical Therapy, Matt Hinsey! Mobility/Soft-Tissue Work Having the necessary mobility of muscles and joints allows us to function through our body’s full range of motion to move (and EXERCISE!) more efficiently decreasing undue stress to our muscles and joints. Limited mobility also

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Sports Performance Training Unwrapped By Aaron Bonaccorsy, CSCS, CSPS, FRCms

July 26th, 2018

What exactly is Sports Performance Training? The easiest way to explain sports performance training is: training to increase an athletes effective range.  An athletes effective range is the amount of area around an athlete that he or she can control.  If you think about a young athlete (like a 4-7 year-old), they can barely control

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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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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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Prevent Injuries and Move Efficiently – Myokinematic Restoration – by CJ Conway

October 16th, 2017

I recently attended, along with other members of our physical therapy staff, a Postural Restoration Institute Myokinematic Restoration course that was held at our facility in Cherry Hill .  I know, I know, it sounds a bit confusing when put together like that but in all actuality the concepts taught to me over the weekend

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Three Mobility Exercises For Lower Back Pain

October 12th, 2017

Hip Flexor Stretch How to do it: Half Kneeling on soft surface. Gently move hips forward to feel the stretch in the front of the hip on the kneeling leg. Hold 30 seconds each.  Repeat on the other side.  Perform 2 times per day. Thoracic Rotation Stretch How to do it: Lay on one side

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Improving Function and Reducing Pain and Injury With Aaron Bonaccorsy

September 26th, 2017

This past weekend, I visited New York City to attend a FRC Seminar. Some of our physical therapists have already gone through this course and I had gotten great recommendations from many credible sources that this seminar would up my game as a coach, so I was excited to learn. What is FRC? FRC stands

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