Sports Medicine
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Limb Loss: Adapting to Challenges and Hitting Milestones

There are currently over 2 million Americans living with limb loss. Pediatric limb deficiency results from birth defects, tumors, severe... Read full post »
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Anti-Inflammatory Foods: Injury Healing Through Nutrition

“Do I have to eat beets to heal my injury? They smell like dirt. And they dye my teeth red!”... Read full post »
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The Importance of Activity for Kids with Physical Disabilities

Cheering fans and screaming athletes are familiar sounds in gymnasiums and fields across the country. From little league baseball to... Read full post »
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Rolling Techniques to Relieve Pain, Discomfort and Tension

Everyone has dealt with sore, tense or cramped muscles from time to time and as a physical therapist, I regularly... Read full post »
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Cupping Therapy: Does it Improve Athletic Abilities?

Cupping is an ancient form of medicine that lost popularity in the western medical world towards the late 20th century.... Read full post »
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Lindsay’s Law and Sudden Cardiac Arrest: What Parents Need to Know

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurs when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, cutting off blood flow to the brain... Read full post »
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Shoulder Pain and Injuries in Volleyball Athletes

Whether your volleyball athlete is just starting their season or has been training year-round, shoulder pain is not normal and... Read full post »

Physical Therapy for an ACL Injury

In the eyes of many young athletes, no situation can be more hopeless than a knee injury that requires surgical... Read full post »