Demystifying Physical Therapy: What You Really Need to Know

Demystifying Physical Therapy: What You Really Need to Know

What is Physical Therapy? Physical therapy (PT) is often misunderstood, so let’s clear the air. No, it's not just for athletes, it's not a massage, it’s not just a quick “feel better” fix, it’s not being hooked up to machines and it’s not riding a stationary bike...
How Improving Flexibility Can Increase Injuries

How Improving Flexibility Can Increase Injuries

Sound Counterintuitive? Flexibility can Increase Risk of Injury. Are You Looking to Improve Your Mobility or Flexibility? You may think that if you have a tight hamstring that giving it a long, deep stretch before a run or other physical activity is the answer to...
Physical Therapy for Sports Performance: CrossFit

Physical Therapy for Sports Performance: CrossFit

PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR SPORTS PERFORMANCE: CROSSFIT Local CrossFit athlete found the sport later in life and now uses physical therapy sessions to keep up with her CrossFit workouts. See how physical therapy for sports performance can enhance your game. Sports...
Physical Therapist Have You Using a Foam Roller? Red Flag!

Physical Therapist Have You Using a Foam Roller? Red Flag!

FOAM ROLLER: Don't Smash. Strengthen. These "fad" devices weaken your nerve-muscle connection and cause the muscle to relax. To reduce pain in the long run, your muscles need to be ACTIVATED not weakened or relaxed. Ditch the Foam Roller and Any PT that Told You to...