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Using The Aerobic Energy System to Promote Recovery

Using The Aerobic Energy System To Promote Recovery Last week, Dr. Anthony Falco discussed how you can decipher the differences between pain and soreness, and when it may be appropriate to see your physical therapist or physician. This week I want to give some strategies that can be used in order to deal with muscle…
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Soreness vs Pain: When Should I Call My Physical Therapist?

Soreness vs Pain: When Should I Call My Physical Therapist? Whether you are starting on a new exercise program or if you are someone who exercises regularly, it is important to understand the difference between soreness and pain. Similarly, athletes who are competing need to know when their muscles are sore due to the exertion…
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Hip Injuries in Baseball Pitchers and other Throwing Athletes

Like many sports, baseball puts asymmetrical loads on the body. In all aspects of baseball (pitching, fielding, batting, base running) the rules of the game and right or left hand dominance influence how the body takes on the physical stress of the sport. The core is essential for generating and transferring force during the powerful…
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Physical Therapy and Spinal Manipulation-Can it Help Me?

Physical Therapy and Spinal Manipulation - Can it help me? Most major guidelines on the treatment of low back and neck pain include spinal manipulation as part of a comprehensive treatment plan 1,2,3,4.  A recent “Consumer Reports” report also included spinal manipulation as an option for treating low back pain5.   This short article will help you better understand…
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Stiff Joints and Winter Weather

Are your joints starting to feel stiff lately? Do they ache more than usual? Have you noticed any clicks and cracks coming from your knees? If you’re struggling to put your finger on it and you’re not sure why it’s happening to you -chances are you’re not alone. Many people just like you are becoming a…
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So What’s a Discovery Session Anyway?

GET EDUCATED! Would you like to make a BETTER, MORE EDUCATED, AND MORE INFORMED decision regarding your health? Are you tired of relying on pain killers or chiropractic care to manage your pain? Are you looking for a permanent solution to eliminate your pain so you can LIVE BETTER and PLAY BETTER? Good news! We have just…
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How Low Back Pain Almost Ruined Retirement Dreams

We received a wonderful email this week from a patient of ours, who only a year ago had been told her retirement plans, after working so hard for them, may in fact never become a reality. For many of the patients we see here at Performance Physical Therapy & Sports Conditioning, retirement means freedom to…
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The 2 Most Common Golf Injuries And How To Avoid Them

As a practicing physical therapist with over a decade of experience, I’ve seen my fair share of injuries-broken bones, ACL tears and ankle sprains to name a few. But when it comes to golf the most prevalent issues we see at our practice are low back and elbow pain. Injuries in golf happen all of…
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3 Things That Cause Low Back Pain That You Didn’t Know About

Question: How many of you have googled ‘preventing back pain?’ We’ve all heard and read about what can cause back pain; incorrect lifting, bad posture, sitting, a sports injury, but did you know that you may be making a common mistake in your daily routine that might be encouraging back pain? We’ve identified 3 things that you…
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