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Balance Many people develop difficulty walking as they age. One common, coexisting factor is the presence of poor balance. For the geriatric population, this combination is extremely dangerous and can increase an individuals risk of falling. Falls are particularly dangerous, as this population is typically at risk for fracture, or more commonly known as broken […]
Childbirth Childbirth is an extremely taxing process for a woman’s body. During pregnancy and after childbirth there are many conditions and orthopedic ailments that develop for the expectant mother. In addition, a women that experiences a cesarean procedure is subjected to a much slower progression to full activity. Sportscare physical therapy is staffed with exceptionally […]
Generalized Weakness Generalized weakness is one of the most common medical complaints of seniors in the US. It is characterized by muscle weakness throughout the body. Lack of muscle fitness (deconditioning) is one of the most common causes of muscle weakness. It may occur as a result of an inactive (sedentary) lifestyle. If muscles are not […]
ACL I think a very good example of an injury that most of us thought as severe, but turned out not to be was in last night’s Superbowl with Dion Lewis (RB #33 New England Patriots). Dion caught a pass in the flat and as he spun to make a football move toward the sideline, planted […]
Grand Opening In our 2nd Jacksonville Location at 8457 Western Way, Jacksonville, Florida 904-685-6226. To locate a facility closer to you text your zip code to 1-844-700-0013.
Grand Opening in Red Bank We are excited to announce the opening of our second Red Bank location located at: 80 Oak Hill Road, Red Bank, NJ. 732-784-4321 Stop in and say hello…..or you can text your zip code to 1-844-700-0013 to find a more convenient location.
Shoveling Snow Injures Thousands Each Year By Kelli Miller Next time you are faced with the daunting task of shoveling snow, consider this: The task sends on average more than 11,000 adults and children to the hospital every year. A new 17-year study published in this month’s American Journal of Emergency Medicine details the […]
Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey PART III – GROIN MOBILITY AND STRENGTH Thanks for joining us for the last installment of our groin injury series! If you haven’t read Part I or II please check them out to follow the progression of preventing or recovering from a groin injury. In Part II, we learned the […]
Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey PART II – CORE STABILITY FOR THE ICE HOCKEY PLAYER Welcome back to our groin injury series! The first goal (pun intended) in preventing or recovering from a groin strain is addressing your pelvic position. As we discussed last time, the skating position in ice hockey lends itself to a […]