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Sports can be a great way to work out but can occasionally lead to an injury. Read these articles to understand the relationship between sports and physical therapy.

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Physical Therapy and Basketball Injuries

Happy March Madness! During this time of year, fans and athletes alike get their brackets ready and prep for the exciting games ahead. Basketball is an incredibly exciting sport to watch as well as play,…
March 28, 2019
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Physical Therapy in the NFL

Which team are you cheering for in this year’s Super Bowl? Whether your team is the Patriots or the Rams, a high-intensity sport such as football requires many of the players to participate in an…
February 1, 2019
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Dancers and Physical Therapy

If you’re a former dancer and/or parent to a child who’s a dancer, you know all too well the numerous injuries that can occur from this activity. An injury called, “dancer’s hip” is common in…
July 18, 2018
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Cycling for Physical Therapy

Cycling is a great way to incorporate exercise into your life from young to old age. It’s a relatively light weight-bearing activity, which makes it a popular form of exercise for many. Before you pick…
May 9, 2018
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Physical Therapy Can Help Athletes

Physical Therapy Can Help Athletes When you think of physical therapy, you probably think of it as a useful tool to aid in recovery from injuries. However, injuries are not all we work on here…
April 4, 2018
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The Importance of Warming Up

Track and field is a popular sport among young adults. However, this sport can lead to injury if proper warm up and cool down activities are not done. Warming up properly allows your heart rate…
March 8, 2018
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Biking to a Better You

Biking is one of the best exercises you can do. Why? Because it’s low impact, great for cardio, and fun! Many of our physical therapists enjoy biking in their free time because it allows them…
May 4, 2017
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Lifting Weights

Resistance or strength training is a great way to build muscle and tone. It can help increase your metabolism and burn calories, long after you have stopped working out. Equipment There are a few different…
April 10, 2017
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Athletic Training

March is National Athletic Training Month! An athlete is defined as “a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina.” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). Under that definition, there…
March 1, 2017