Category: Sport Injury

3 Exercises to Improve Knee Stability

March 19th, 2021

You may be wondering why your knee buckles when you go up and down the stairs. Do you feel like your knee is unstable and that it may slip out with sudden movements? You may be experiencing knee instability. Common Knee Injuries that Contribute To Knee Instability Meniscus Tear: a meniscus tear occurs in the

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Physical Therapy After Surgery

March 10th, 2021

Although we may not realize it, any kind of major surgery is a serious life decision. Surgery can leave patients in pain, weak, bed bound, and even depressed. It is important to recover quickly and successfully so that you can resume all the activities you enjoy. Doctors, patients, and scientific research are proving that physical

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Troubles?

February 23rd, 2021

Do you experience knee instability? Are you worried about changing directions when walking because you are afraid of sharp knee pain? Do you favor one leg more than the other? Knee irritation with certain movements is a sign that your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) may have too much laxity or that your ACL is damaged.

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Numbness and Tingling in Your Legs – Have You Been Checked For Piriformis Syndrome?

September 30th, 2020

What is Piriformis Syndrome? Your piriformis muscle runs from your lower spine to the top of your thigh bone. Piriformis syndrome occurs when this muscle presses on your sciatic nerve (the nerve that goes from your spinal cord to your buttocks and down the back of each leg). This can cause pain and numbness in

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What is the Deal With Bursitis?

February 10th, 2020

Overview Bursae are small fluid filled sacs that decrease friction and provide a cushion between a bone and other moving parts such as muscles, tendons, or skin. These fluid filled sacs are located all over the body including shoulders, hips, knees, heels, and elbows. Bursitis is defined as the inflammation of the bursae. Causes of

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Don’t Let Plantar Fasciitis Stop You From Running

January 29th, 2020

Overview One out of 10 people in the United States experience persistent pain along the bottom of their foot. This is a condition known as plantar fasciitis. People with plantar fasciitis may experience stabbing heel pain that is worst in the morning and gradually improves throughout the day.What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the

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Why Won’t My Tendonitis Get Better?

January 13th, 2020

Tendons are tough, flexible bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. Tendons are a rope like cord that anchors your muscles to your bone. Tendonitis is irritation or inflammation of a tendon. Tendonitis can occur in any of your tendons but most commonly affects shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, and heels. This is typically caused

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3 Exercises to Improve Posture for Less Back Pain

December 26th, 2019

Most people will get back pain at some point in their lives. It may come from a sports related injury or accident. However, often times upper and lower back pain develops during daily life. Repetitive activities such as sitting at a computer or carrying weighted objects may create muscle tension and tightness. Over a long

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How to Recover From a ‘Pulled Muscle’

December 17th, 2019

A muscle strain or “pulled muscle” is damage to a muscle or its attaching tendons. If you perform a movement that requires more force than the muscle can absorb, the muscle fibers or tendons attached to the muscle can tear. This tearing of muscle fibers can damage blood vessels causing bleeding or bruising which can

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