Helpful Articles

Physical Therapy for Golfers with Low Back Pain

The most common type of injury associated with golf is low back pain (LBP), which may prevent you from playing golf and even performing everyday activities. The low back is most frequently injured part of a golfer’s body due to considerable mechanical forces, including compressive forces, shear forces and rotational forces to the lumbar spine, […]

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Throwing Injuries

Injuries to the upper extremity are a frequent occurrence in the overhead athlete. Ranging from tendonitis in the shoulder or elbow to tears in ligaments and muscles to fractures. The drive and push for our young athletes to become is one contributing factor to the prevalence of these injuries. These injuries are also attributable to […]

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Torticollis and Physical Therapy

Torticollis is a condition that occurs when the muscle that runs up and toward the back of the neck becomes tight, weakened, or thickened, causing the head to tilt; the chin points toward one shoulder while the head tilts toward the opposite shoulder. The most common form of this condition is congenital muscular torticollis (CMT), […]

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Graston Technique

As a physical Therapist our main objective is to get our patients well and back to a more functional state. We have a myriad of therapeutic modalities and types of exercises that may be implemented for the most optimal outcome. One of the less conventional and well known is the use of Graston Technique. After […]

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The Applications and Benefits of KinesioTape

Established in 1984, Kinesiotape has been an extremely useful tool that has been improved upon over the years and is used by numerous medical professionals in the area. In conjunction with a sound clinical program, it can have vast benefits ranging from improving musculoskeletal alignment to decreasing edema and pain. Recently, KinesioTape has been used […]

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Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fascia is made up of a strong fibrous band that starts at the heel bone and passes through to the forefoot. It provides support to the bottom of the foot and acts as a shock absorber during activity. Plantar fasciitis is frequently described as foot pain that can be felt at the heel […]

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