What happens at my first pelvic PT appointment? It is normal if you are experiencing some anxiety [...]
According to the International Guidelines for Concussion in Sport, there is a very specific protocol that must be followed [...]
This is a question that I get a lot from patients and physicians, and surprisingly there is actually a lot that a physical therapist trained to treat concussions can do to help!
A concussion is classified as a mild traumatic brain injury; however, just because it is classified as “mild” doesn’t mean that its effects are not serious.
Shin splints refer to pain on the front, outer part of your shin that results from microtears in the muscles that surround the shin.
Pain experienced in the arch of the foot or underneath the heel is likely due to a strip of connective tissue known as the plantar fascia.
The Achilles tendon is the thick band of tissue at the back of the heel that connects the calf muscle to the heel. Achilles tendonitis occurs if that tendon becomes irritated and tightened due to chronic stress, usually from a dramatic increase in training mileage, and makes up 11% of running injuries according to a Runner’s World article. It’s best to address this type of injury right away because if the tendon becomes chronically irritated and
According to a recent article published in U.S. News, 5 Common Running Injuries and How to Heal Them, 50% of running injuries are estimated to occur at the knee. If you are a runner that experiences pain in the kneecap during activities like running, squatting, prolonged sitting, or going down the stairs, you likely have patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), or “runner’s knee”.