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Most Common Basketball Injuries

Injuries can happen to college and professional players as well as recreational athletes. Physical therapists are adept at working with patients suffering from common basketball injuries and can help in a variety of different ways. Common Basketball Injuries Ankle sprains are easily the most common injury in basketball.  An ankle sprain is a partial or […]

Athletic Trainers and Services

March Is Athletic Training Month! This month we want to celebrate athletic trainers’ positive impact on athletes of all ages. National Athletic Training Month is sponsored by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), the professional members association for certified athletic trainers, and others who support the athletic training profession. NATA represents more than 45,000 members […]

How to Control Blood Pressure

Our focus is a healthy heart as we celebrate American Heart Month this February. We are encouraging all of our patients to know their blood pressure, and if it’s high, to make blood pressure control their goal. Having high blood pressure puts you at a greater risk for other health problems. The heart beats an […]

Properly Using Gym Equipment

We all know how intimidating it can be to walk into a gym, see all the equipment, and feel completely overwhelmed. It’s very frustrating trying to wrap your head around everything if you’re completely unfamiliar with the gym or a certain piece of equipment. However, don’t let your fear of not knowing how to use […]

New Year, New You

Happy New Year! This is the time when people think about how they will improve in the upcoming year. As you are reflecting on your resolutions, think about how you feel. Are you experiencing pain that is stopping you from doing what you love?  Common resolutions include eating healthier, exercising more, saving money, etc. However, […]

Physical Therapy for Common Football Injuries

Football is the most popular yet dangerous sport to play, even when played at the student level. Sports injuries can do more than just cause a player to miss a few games throughout a season. Some injuries can have long-term impacts on a player. According to the Jump Start by WebMD, 60,000 collegiate athletes and […]

Preventing Falls

Fall Prevention Programs Each year, millions of people suffer a fall. A fall can result in an injury and a decrease in your ability to do your everyday things. Most of the people who suffer from a fall are 65 and older. Falls can be life-threatening for older adults and can reduce their ability to […]

Symptoms of Concussions

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can cause the brain to not work how it normally should. Our brains are cushioned from everyday jolts, bumps, and hits. So, a violent hit to the head or upper body can cause your brain to slide back and forth forcefully against the inner walls of your […]

Cancer Fatigue

Cancer-related fatigue can be caused by the disease itself or the treatment and could potentially last for weeks, months, or even years. It can even continue after treatment ends. Fatigue can and should be expected when undergoing cancer treatment. Cancer fatigue is different from your everyday fatigue. It is not merely tiredness, which is usually […]

Physical Therapy for Joint Pain

Joint Pain Joints provide you with a lot of support to help you move. So, any harm to the joints may be excruciatingly painful. Joint pain is very common, especially the older you get. You should never disregard joint pain. Joint pain can affect any part of the body, from your ankles and feet to […]