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Blog 2018-06-13T18:02:02+00:00

Sports Physical Therapy in Kenosha seeks to keep our patients, staff, and professional network informed by maintaining a blog about our industry. This includes articles from our providers, training tips, news about upcoming therapies and products, and more. Click on the titles below to read more on each topic.

Local Clinicians Undergo Intensive Training to Become Astym-Certified

Until now, the options for treating tendon pain and soft tissue problems were limited and not very effective. Often, people could suffer for months, even years, with pain and movement restrictions due to soft tissue dysfunction. Finally, a solution is now locally available that is highly effective and clinically proven. Sports Physical Therapists has clinicians –or- a clinician on staff that has undergone the intensive training and study to become certified in Astym® treatment, a new therapy that was scientifically developed to target the actual cause of the pain rather than just the symptoms. Astym treatment is unmatched in its ability to resolve tendinopathies, plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, Achilles and patellar tendonitis, scar tissue problems, and other soft tissue dysfunctions. To find out if Astym treatment is right for you, call 262-925-5020 and schedule an appointment with an Astym-certified therapist,

September 20th, 2017|

New Therapy Offers Patients More Effective Option for Tendonitis and Soft Tissue Restrictions

Until now, the options for treating tendon pain and soft tissue problems were limited and not very effective. Often, people could suffer for months, even years, with pain and movement restrictions due to soft tissue dysfunction. Finally, a solution is now available that is highly effective and clinically proven. Sports Physical Therapists has clinicians on staff that have undergone the intensive training and study to become certified in ASTYM treatment, a new therapy that was scientifically developed to target the actual cause of pain rather than just the symptoms. ASTYM treatment is unmatched in its ability to resolve tendinopathies, plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, Achilles and patellar tendonitis, scar tissue problems, and other soft tissue dysfunctions. ASTYM treatment is the regenerative medicine of therapy and is designed to restore soft tissues at the cellular level. It rebuilds and heals the soft

August 22nd, 2017|

How Physical Therapy Can Decrease Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can leave you immobile, but if no immobile it can compromise quality of life irrespective of intensity. While it might disappear on its own with rest, some people might experience it again and can be more painful the second time around. If you are experience chronic conditions, it is  best that they are shown to a physical therapist who specializes in non-surgical treatments. The main goals of physical therapy for lower back pain include: Decreasing the pain Increasing mobility Teaching patients a maintenance program that will not aggravate the pain Treatments to prevent future back issues Your physical therapist might prescribe certain non-invasive and non-surgical treatments that can allow you to get back on your feet or make the pain bearable. Some common ones include: Passive physical therapies – Also known as modalities, this includes treatments that

January 16th, 2017|

How Physical Therapy Can Aid Pain Management

Did you know that chronic pain, an ongoing pain that lasts for many months, affects more than 110 million Americans each year? The good news is that even excruciating pain can be reduced or managed with aid from a physical therapist who specializes in treating them. This includes: Strength exercises Mobility exercises Manual therapy Posture correction Instructions on managing body mechanics causing the pain This also includes helping patients realize the underlying cause of the pain and how certain treatments can alleviate it or make it manageable. Based on personal fitness goals and the PT’s diagnosis, the patient is offered a custom treatment plan that can speed up recovery. This includes a home exercise program that patients will be trained in so that they do not aggravate the cause of their pain and make it worse. However, physical therapy for

January 9th, 2017|

Common Physical Injuries and their Rehab Options

Injuries and other physical ailments can damage our body in ways that can impede its movement and compromise its general health. Physical rehabilitation can go a long way in getting us back on our feet via therapeutic and non-invasive medical treatments that can make movements after injuries easier and less painful. The following are some common physical injuries and rehab options that work well for them: Injuries leading to swelling or inflammation Ice and heat are considered to be the best treatments for injuries that result in swelling or inflammation. A cold pack for instance can constrict blood vessels when it is applied thus effectively reducing inflammation on the injured body part. However, this is more effective for easing swelling that result from soft tissue injuries. Applying heat on the other hand decreases pain and increases mobility and to the

January 3rd, 2017|

Wisconsin Sports Therapists

Sports medicine physical therapy isn't just a medical profession. It's an art. An art that brings health, well-being, strength, flexibility, and a fresh glow to all who practice it. And at Sports Physical Therapists, you'll experience a level of care unprecedented by other sports therapy clinics. You can visit Sports Physical Therapists knowing that you'll be in good hands with a staff that's warm and understanding of everyone's condition. You’ll receive the best sports physical therapy to be found in the Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin areas with trained physical therapists and physical therapist’s assistants. Physical therapy is such a dynamic profession, and the staff at Sports Physical Therapists knows that. With the goal of optimum health in mind, their techniques and technology will help you to recover from any kind of injury taken on in your muscular or skeletal

December 18th, 2016|

Your Health Matters

If you’re looking into sports center physical therapy, look no further than Sports Physical Therapists. Armed to the tee with five locations that serve the Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin areas with twenty-five years of experience, Sports is a community-based therapy provider that is all about delivering the kind of care that people deserve. Have you been injured on the job? Has carpal tunnel or frozen shoulder been keeping you from living the kind of life you want to live? Are you an athlete or bodybuilder whose high level of fitness has brought your body wear and tear? Or do you find yourself having aches and pains from the facts of life? The qualified physical therapists at Sports are here to help with all of those problems! They have great reviews and a matching reputation that tells the community they’re

December 13th, 2016|

Sports Physical Therapists

Sports Physical Therapists provides physical therapy rehabilitation for their clients that is the kind of care that communities deserve. This is the heart and goal of partner and principal, Carmelo Tenuta, who has been offering physical therapy services to the Kenosha area for twenty-five years. It’s common for people to wonder what exactly happens at a physical therapist's office. What is the goal of incorporating physical therapy into rehabilitation? Of course, there is the obvious answer of receiving therapy after injuring yourself or undergoing an operation. The goal of physical therapy in this arena is to provide the necessary care for the client to return their original state of well-being, increasing strength and gaining mobility in the inflicted or hurting areas. This kind of care is extremely beneficial for athletes and bodybuilders, as the extreme amount of physical exercise causes

November 27th, 2016|

Sports injuries

Sports injuries are unfortunately all too common in the world of athleticism. Whether you’re a sports athlete, a bodybuilder, or a newbie in the fitness arena, injuries have proven themselves bound to happen. So when you’re lifting, running, or into CrossFit, and you find yourself having pain in your joints or muscles, sports injury physical therapy is the answer! At Sports Physical Therapists, you’ll find the best sports therapy in the Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin areas! With five locations, there are five different places for you to experience the upscale level of care that their trained, qualified, compassionate staff has to offer. And if you’re hesitant to see a physical therapist, know that they always treat people with understanding, meeting you where you are in your physical therapy needs. What most people don’t consider is that physical therapy is

November 22nd, 2016|

Rehabilitation Services

Sports Physical Therapists provides excellent care for those needing sports therapy and rehabilitation services. Physical therapy is an excellent way to make sure you are performing in and maintaining a level of excellence and health. Many people seek out physical therapy to treat an injury or specific pain they may be experiencing, with or without an explanation. Though some people are skeptical about the practice, not totally sure of what exactly it has to offer.   Sports rehab physical therapy is a specific medical profession that aids the body in restoration and maintenance, combating the normal wear and tear that our bodies naturally occur from regular daily activities or from serious injuries occurred through heavy amounts of physical exercise. With a wide range of purposes, possibilities, and techniques, physical therapy helps people through the processes of walking out of their

November 14th, 2016|
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