Our topic for today is overtraining. A phenomenon that even I, a strength athlete and physical therapist, have experienced firsthand. Overtraining is an umbrella term that describes a variety of potential symptoms. However, each are the result of doing too much and overtaxing the body. In my case, I had forearm splints. A quick aside
For those who do not know, compound exercises target multiple major muscle groups and require movement at multiple joints at the same time. Take the squat for example. This movement involves the glutes, hamstrings, and quadriceps as prime movers in addition to the work of the core for stabilization. Movement occurs at the ankle, knee,
1. Perform a proper warm up If you’re a player who doesn’t perform a proper warm-up you’re putting yourself at a serious disadvantage on the field. You won’t be as fast and explosive and you’re unnecessarily increasing your risk of an injury. Don’t just get to the field and start throwing as hard as possible.
Click HERE to check out the November 2018 Edition of The Training Room Bulletin. 6 Simple Steps To Make Your Knees Feel Great Single Leg Squat Test Patient Spotlight Concussion Rehab Enjoy!
Is pain affecting your quality of life and limiting your abilities with daily tasks or work responsibilities? Or is pain affecting your ability to workout, run, or participate in the activities you enjoy? Already tried pain medications and injections but to no relief? Attempting to avoid surgery? Try physical therapy! Physical therapists are doctorate-level trained,
Running is arguably the most popular form of cardiovascular fitness activities performed today. It is performed by every level of athlete whether you’re an average Joe or a high level professional athlete. Incidence statistics show that between 70-90% of ALL runners sustain an injury at some point throughout their training. Knee pain is the most
Click HERE to check out the September 2018 Edition of The Training Room Bulletin. Meet Our New Doctors Of Physical Therapy Anne Diaz-Arrastia, PT, DPT Stephen Grazioli, PT, DPT Nick Perugini, PT, DPT Patient Appreciation Event Free Exams Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Enjoy!
As the start of a new school year approaches, we are seeing an increasing number of basketball athletes enrolling in our performance training programs to prepare for the upcoming season. We thought it would be a good time to share how we approach training these athletes and what considerations we take when designing their programs.