Do you know what Rhabdomyolysis is? If you exercise hard you should. We all know the benefits of regular exercise, but can we get too much of a good thing? The answer is yes. To simplify matters, let’s explain what happens when we workout. When we exercise hard, we break down muscle tissue (part
Actual conversation I had yesterday with a patient: Ed: So how are you today, how are things going? Patient: Not too terribly horrible Ed: (laughing, probably not very appropriately) What does that actually mean? Patient: You know... Ed: No actually I don't (I wasn't going to let her off the hook) Patient: (after much
(picture of courtesy of Essential Anatomy App) Circadian rhythms, the body’s internal clock, are important in determining human sleep patterns. Circadian rhythms are physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow
Is your training program neglecting 25% of your body? How much time are you spending on foot and ankle mobility? As clinicians assessing foot mobility, here are just a few of the questions we need to ask: 1. does the talus move in the tunnel? 2. is the training wheel (5th Metatarsal) functioning well 3.
Achilles tendon injuries are a very common sports injury. Check out the video below to learn 4 exercises you should add to your rehab program if you are suffering from achilles pain. They include stretching of the gastroc and soleus, eccentric exercises, and nerve flossing or nerve mobilizations. Let me know if you have any
2 important rehab considerations for AC joint injuries: 40%-50% of all shoulder injuries sustained during sports involve the AC joint, with the most common being a "separated shoulder". A "separated shoulder" is actually a separation of the AC joint (acromioclavicular joint). The most common mechanism of injury is a downward force that tears/stretches the AC
“Keep the main thing the main thing” We became PT’s to treat patients, not do hours of paperwork and chase payments from insurance companies. Provide the type of care we feel is needed. One on one care with the same PT, with enough time to listen, treat, and educate our clients. No Pre-authorization of
How fit are our kids when compared kids in other countries? There were no chants of "we're #1, we're #1" when a recent study ranked the top 50 countries in the "youth fitness" category. Well, we didn't fare so well, placing 47/50. Top 5 were Tanzania, Iceland, Estonia, Norway, and Japan in 5th. We did
Professional athletes like Kobe and Alex Rodriguez have been doing it for years, but is it right for you?
Professional athletes, including Kobe and Alex Rodriguez have been doing it for years. Is it right for you? We are talking about PRP injections. Many of you may have heard of PRP- Platelet Rich Plasma - for the healing of many common musculoskeletal injuries like tendonitis, muscle strains, and ligament strains. But is the marketing