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Category: Athletes Physical Therapy

Ski Injury Prevention

Written By Pro Physio on April 6, 2018

Skiing is one of the favorite winter recreational activities for those of us that are blessed enough to live in the great northwest. However, skiing while being a very fun sport for most recreational athletes, is a sport that requires... Read More

Tennis Elbow - It's Not Just For Athletes

Written By Pro Physio on April 6, 2018

  Even though lateral epicondylitis is commonly referred to as tennis elbow, less the 5% of all cases occur in people who play tennis. Activities that require force, such as lifting, twisting, or pulling can damage the tendon. Forceful activities, such... Read More

Physical Therapy for the Triathlete and Triathlon Performance

Written By Pro Physio on April 6, 2018

Physical Therapy: Helping Prepare Your Body for the Rigorous Demands of Triathlon Triathlons are one of the ultimate endurance races an individual can participate in. While competing in any form of a triathlon you are not only testing your body’s maximum... Read More

Achieving Optimal Knee Support: Knee Instability and Braces

Written By Pro Physio on April 3, 2018

How to Achieve Optimal Knee Support A common question that I often get from friends or patients who are currently experiencing knee pain is, “Should I currently be using a knee brace to alleviate these frustrating symptoms I experience while trying... Read More

Pectoralis Muscle Tear: Can Physical Therapy Help?

Written By Pro Physio on April 3, 2018

What are the signs and symptoms of a pectoralis muscle tear? How can Physical Therapy help?   There are two pectoralis muscles: the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor. The pectoralis major is the larger of the two muscles and has two... Read More

Groin Pull Symptoms and Treatment

Written By Pro Physio on April 3, 2018

Groin Pain and Groin Pull Therapy Today I wanted to address an injury that commonly affects youth and collegiate athletes along with recreational sport enthusiasts and weekend warriors such as myself. Groin pain often accompanies sports that include sprinting and excessive... Read More

How Your Rotator Cuff Muscles Work

Written By Pro Physio on April 3, 2018

  How Your Rotator Cuff Muscles Work   Struggling with shoulder pain? Have a hard time working out or moving around because of it? In this case, you might have a rotator cuff injury. The rotator cuff muscles protect your shoulder joints and... Read More

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