Pitcher’s Elbow, also known as medial epicondyle apophysitis, is a common injury that occurs among young baseball players. Caused by “overuse” and “repetitive motion,” Pitcher’s Elbow causes pain and swelling inside of the elbow, and can limit one’s range of motion. Causes The forceful and repetitive nature of overhand throwing for baseball players (pitchers in […]
Physical Therapy for Runners Physical Therapist Services for Runners Whether a runner’s goal is to improve his or her time, increase speed or stay fit, it’s essential to maintain correct form to prevent injury. Physical therapists can advise runners on proper form, training methods, strategies for preventing injuries, and proper shoe selection and work with […]
Pool (aquatic) exercise provides many benefits, including an ideal environment to exercise throughout the year. The buoyancy of the water supports a portion of your body weight making it easier to move in the water and improve your flexibility. The water also provides resistance to movements, which helps to strengthen muscles. Pool exercises can also […]
Tips to Recover from a Workout Proper recovery following a workout is as essential as the workout itself. Whether you are beginning to work out for the first time or are altering your regimen, proper recovery is crucial to sustaining a long-term workout plan. Why It’s Important: During exercise, the body undergoes a controlled amount […]
Matthew Randall, PT, DPT, discusses low back pain and some of its causes. Physical therapists examine and evaluate a person thoroughly to determine the cause of pain and design an individualized treatment plan.
Regina Faison, PT, explains how a physical therapist can help minimize or prevent low back pain, a common problem during pregnancy.