Prevent Ski Injuries with Physical Therapy

Let’s hit the slopes! The freshly packed winter snow is waiting at the resort – are you ready to ski down a huge mountain? Many skiing enthusiasts will not skip a beat to say yes, but is your body prepared for this kind of physical activity? Beginner, intermediate and even advanced skiers are at risk…

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The ‘Dazed and Confused’ Condition

Concussions are the most common severe sports injury. Although concussions can also occur after traumatic accidents and falls, they happen often in contact sports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that there are about 2.5 million concussions in the U.S. each year. Anyone with concussion symptoms should seek immediate medical attention to check…

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How to Prevent Running Injuries

On June 17, Eric Stearns, PT, MS, OCS, CIDN of our Manchester office was a guest on That Running Show, a Matt & Matt podcast. He discussed common misconceptions about stretching, reasons for running injuries and injury prevention. Static vs. Dynamic Stretching There is a universal misunderstanding about the reason why we stretch. Many people believe…

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Is your Child at Risk for a Potential Sports Injury?

If he or she participates in an overhead sport (baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball, throwing in track and field, to name a few) it is entirely possible that a potential injury could be developing and you wouldn’t know it. An overhead athlete can be defined as one who arcs the upper arm or shoulder above the…

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Prehab Instead of Rehab: What You Need to Know About ACL Injuries

Ruben Morales DPT, CSCS, FMT, FMS   Many associate ACL tears with major athletic injuries, such as when audiences see Tom Brady being hit below the knee or University of Georgia Running Back Nick Chubb landing awkwardly after being tackled in the Tennessee game. You may be surprised to learn, most ACL injuries don’t come…

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