They say variety is the spice of life, but for some youth players, parents, and coaches there is a common misconception that the only way to play at the next level is to specialize in one sport, and play it year-round.
With Opening Day right around the corner, I think we should all take a moment to reflect on the Chicago Cubs’ most epic, mythical, reality-bending, mind-boggling run in baseball history.
If your wrist pain is severe or isn’t getting better, please seek care! Physical therapists (like me!) are specifically trained to improve joint mobility and to improve the movement and balance in your body, and are a great place to start for wrist and hand pain.
Over the years, PT has continued to evolve from a passive medical field to a dynamic field focused on improving the function of everyone we help.
Even when pain in the toe develops, many people wait months to seek treatment; after all, it’s just a toe! What’s the big deal?
BPPV is a condition that affects your vestibular system and contributes to sensations of instability, dizziness, and vertigo.
There are many types of compression applications out there, including but not limited to arm sleeves, shirts, shorts, pants and socks...
This bad positioning of the pelvis adds a lot of stress to the low back and makes it difficult to stabilize the core. If your core is unstable, this can lead to a host of musculoskeletal injuries.
Pain that lasts past this time period may be a sign that the pain is actually blocking your ability to make gains...
While surgery used to be the primary course of treatment, research suggests that surgery is no longer the only viable option. In fact, recent studies suggest that physical therapy and exercise can be very effective in treating low back pain.