ANKLE SPRAINS: THE IMPORTANCE OF ACUTE TREATMENT

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, November 12, 2018

Lets talk about that painful, swollen, stiff, acute ankle sprain.  We have all been there at one time or another.  Whether walking, running, going down the stairs, or awkwardly stepping over the curb that was higher than we thought….we step down and BOOM…..our ankle is turned the wrong direction and laying on the ground flatter […]

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TOP 6 NUTS AND SEEDS FOR HEALTHY LIVING

by Shannon Berton, Certified Personal TrainerBerton, Certified Personal Trainer, October 27, 2018

Nut and seeds are packed with healthy nutrients. They are calorie dense and provide healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. According to North America Vegetarian Society nuts and seeds are a reliable and delicious source of trace minerals like magnesium, zinc, selenium and copper. The phytochemicals in nuts and seeds help to fight disease and […]

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TREATING THE INJURED RUNNER

by Erin Maghery, PTA, October 22, 2018

Running is one of the most popular fitness activities in the US. Millions of people run for fun, for exercise and run races competitively.  Whatever reasons people have for running, and no matter what distance they run, people often end up with hurting themselves. Injuries in new runners can turn them off to the sport.  […]

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Golf Preparation and TPI (Titleist Performance Institute)

by Michael Demetriades, DPT, October 12, 2018

  It is almost time to put the clubs away as winter is approaching, so now is the perfect opportunity to work on your body to prepare for next year’s golf season or golf in Florida.  When looking back on your golf season, there may be aspects of your game that you wanted to improve […]

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Medius and Minimus: The Unsung Glutes

by Warren Rodrick, PT, September 24, 2018

As many people begin or continue to train their body for competition, fitness, or just to look and feel better, it is common that we lose track of the truly integral structures within our body. This fixation on betterment of our body tends to cause an over-emphasis on developing muscle groups that evoke a traditional […]

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DIRECT ACCESS: The Quick and Easy Way to See Your PT Fast

by Robert Presta, DPT, September 17, 2018

When discussing how effective a health care system is, two factors are frequently brought up. Ease of access and cost of access to health care services. These two factors play an important role in if/when people get treatment for their health-related issues. Previously, if an individual required physical therapy services, they would need a referral from […]

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PREHAB: OPTIMIZING YOUR POST-OP RESULTS

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, August 2, 2018

There is a term kicked around in the physical therapy world that many on the outside still haven’t heard of: Prehab. Prehab refers to the pre-operative rehabilitation of an injured area which will be undergoing surgery in the near future. I was speaking with a family member just yesterday about their upcoming total hip replacement and this was […]

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KEYS TO SWINGING FIT AND EFFICIENTLY – DO I NEED NEW CLUBS, A GOLF PRO INSTRUCTOR, MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL OR FITNESS INSTRUCTOR?

by Michael Dow, DPT, July 11, 2018

As the golf industry continues to evolve in advancements in 3D swing analysis and training aides, as well as club and golf balls technology, amateur and professional players alike are looking to achieve the most effective, efficient and safely repeatable swing they can. Players all want more distance and to play well, without hurting themselves and sacrificing […]

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AVOIDING INJURIES IN YOUNG AND GROWING ATHLETES

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, June 18, 2018

With summer upon us, this blazing hot weather will be in full swing. And for most adolescents and teenagers, it’s the dawn of the new sports season and unfettered time off. However, in recent years, more and more kids are playing a single sport year round. Is it to better their skill set? Of course […]

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Hip Flexor Tightness and Why It Is Killing Your Low Back

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, June 8, 2018

All of us have woken up from a long night sleep with that nagging pain through your lower back. We pull our knees to our chest….no relief. We try and rotate our lumbar spine hoping for our pain to reduce….nothing. Maybe it’s that pesky piriformis muscle we all keep hearing about. But none of this […]

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