Sports Physical Therapists

6 Balance Exercises You Can Safely Perform at Home

2018-06-07T18:03:49+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Sports Physical Therapists|

Dangerous falls are increasingly common in people over 65 years of age and can result in serious injury, and even death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2.5 million older people are treated in the emergency room for fall injuries each year. The average health care costs related to falls is $35,000

5 Tips to Avoid Chronic Pain

2018-06-07T18:09:20+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Sports Physical Therapists|

1. Know Pain, Know Gain. There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that understanding how our pain systems work is an excellent strategy in managing it. The great news is that you don’t need to know a lot! Simply knowing the basics of how our brain and nerves work, and their role in pain,

Dry Needling

2018-06-07T18:17:01+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Sports Physical Therapists|

What is Dry Needling? A skilled intervention that uses a thin, filiform needle to penetrate the skin and remedy trigger points, muscles and connective tissue. This will decrease pain output to improve quality of movement through the connection between the muscle and brain. Is it safe? At Sports Physical Therapists, we take great pride in

We are a Nation of Forward Bending Addicts!

2018-06-07T18:17:45+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Sports Physical Therapists|

During the last few decades, we have turned into a nation of flexion addicts. We are sitting at the computer, eating, traveling in cars and planes, watching T.V, talking on the phone, and eating. We think we are sitting, but physiologically we are slumping. We are almost always inclined forward even if we are doing

Educated Patients Are More Successful in Physical Therapy

2017-10-10T10:03:49+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Sports Physical Therapists|

With the ongoing changes to the U.S. healthcare system, it’s never been more important for patients to actively participate in the management of their own health and well-being. Studies show that engaged and informed patients often report more positive healthcare experiences including high-quality dialogue with physical therapists and fewer problems with care coordination. To get

Physical Therapy’s Scope of Practice Extends Beyond Aches and Pains

2018-06-07T18:18:49+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Sports Physical Therapists|

Physical therapy is an obvious choice when you’ve sprained an ankle or developed tennis elbow, but what about when you need to boost your mood? Though highly skilled in methods that improve mobility and reduce pain following an injury, physical therapists can also play a key role in improving a patient’s mental health. Exercise, a

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

2017-09-21T00:30:32+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Sports Physical Therapists|

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 –or-

Local Clinicians Undergo Intensive Training to Become Astym-Certified

2018-06-07T18:19:44+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Sports Physical Therapists|

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

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

2018-06-07T18:20:21+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Sports Physical Therapists|

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

How Physical Therapy Can Decrease Lower Back Pain

2018-06-07T18:21:53+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Sports Physical Therapists|

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