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
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
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!
It reduces pain and inflammation without side effects Laser therapy uses a process called photobiomodulation. Photons enter the tissue and interact with the cytochrome c complex within mitochondria. This interaction triggers a biological cascade of events that leads to an increase in cellular metabolism and a decrease in both pain and inflammation. Unlike medications, laser
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-CNovember 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:
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