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Going the Extra Mile On Your Balance: Exercises & Tips

As previously discussed on our blog on Balance, there are many people who have difficulty walking as they have gotten older. 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 and being hurt further. In which case, with difficulty

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Baseball is back, and some teams are hitting home runs from the gate, while others are just plain ol’ striking out. In recent Sports news coverage, you may have heard the foul ball goings of the teams physical health. The NY Mets have been riddled with injury since the last part of 2016, with Matt

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Top 6 Tips to Prevent Injuries When Gardening

Now that it is Springtime, many of us spend our time outside, doing yard work and gardening. Now, when you think “gardening sounds peaceful”, it should be… but there can be variables that harm your body, especially as we get older. Gardening motions like weeding, raking, digging, mulching, can all cause irritation due from strain

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Senior Fitness: Four Key Components to Examine

Senior Fitness How many of you reading this consider yourselves physically fit? How would you define physical fitness at your age group? What activities do you perform on a regular basis that require some level of fitness? These are questions to consider when evaluating how physically fit you are. Fitness is not just about your

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Preventing Geriatric Slips & Falls by Improving Balance

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

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Impact of Childbirth on a Woman’s Body

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

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Generalized Weakness Amongst Seniors

 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

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ACL Injuries Amongst Athletes: Rehab & Prevention

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

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Snow Shoveling Injuries: Tips for Adults & Children

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 most common

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Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey Part 3

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 importance of addressing pelvic position

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Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey Part 2

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 posture where the low back

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Groin Injuries in Ice Hockey

PART I – INTRODUCTION Winter is quickly approaching and with it comes my favorite time of year, ice hockey season! Ice hockey is known for its high speed, hard hits, and agility to turn on a blade 1/8th of an inch thick; but today we are going to discuss a lesser-known part of the game…the

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