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The Top 10 Most Common Sports Injuries

Whether you are an athlete that works out more days than not, or you just participate in fun exercise on the weekend, there is always a way that you can get hurt. It can be hard, especially while dealing with injury pain, to figure out what you have injured and how best to treat it. Here are the 10 most common sports injuries, along with possible causes, treatment, and recovery ideas.  Hip Flexor Strain Hip flexors are muscles on the upper front side of your [...]

By |2019-09-23T23:34:36+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Injury, Sports Physical Therapy|

Most Common Hockey Injuries

Ice hockey is a fast, high-contact sport, so injuries are not unexpected. While many injuries are relatively minor, some can be quite severe. Here is what you should know about the most common hockey injuries, how to prevent them, and how to recover from them. […]

By |2019-06-21T15:11:54+00:00April 24th, 2019|Hockey Injuries|

Physical Therapy for Baseball Elbow Injuries

Pitcher’s elbow, or medial apophysitis, is the most common elbow injury among baseball players. It is an overuse or repetitive strain injury that occurs most often in baseball or softball players who are undergoing a rapid growth spurt (typically between the ages of 11 and 15). Physical therapy is an excellent solution for healing this type of injury. […]

By |2019-06-21T15:13:15+00:00March 14th, 2019|Baseball Injuries|

Most Common Volleyball Injuries

Volleyball is an excellent sport that can be played by all ages and skill levels. It is great exercise and can be highly social. Like any sport, though, volleyball carries some risk of injury. Youth sports injuries can result from overuse or from acute trauma. Here is a look at the most common volleyball injuries and how to reduce your risk of injury. […]

By |2019-06-21T15:33:43+00:00January 20th, 2019|Volleyball Injuries|

Physical Therapy to Prevent and Heal Gymnastics Injuries

Sports injuries are common, and gymnastics has more than its fair share. The majority of gymnastics injuries are caused by poor form, accidents, and poor preparation. Physical therapy can help your prepare for intense gymnastics, and can also help you recover from a serious injury. Here is how to use youth physical therapy to prevent and heal gymnastics injuries. […]

By |2019-06-21T15:35:41+00:00January 15th, 2019|Gymnastic Injuries|

Physical Therapy for Hockey Players

There is a wide variety of possible injuries during any sporting event. If you are on a sports team, then you are aware of the risks that you take during every game. Even if you are covered in armor and padding, you can still be seriously injured. Hockey is a prime example of this as hockey players wear some of the best padding available and are still injured regularly. Fortunately, physical therapy can help with these injuries. Here is what you need to know about youth [...]

By |2019-06-21T15:37:27+00:00January 10th, 2019|Physical Therapy for Hockey Players|

Top 5 Most Common Basketball Injuries

Basketball injuries are more common than you’d think. Although basketball isn’t as close of a contact sport as football or hockey, it is still possible to injure yourself while playing. Basketball is still an intense and engaging sport. Anytime that you’re involved in a sport, it’s possible to face a sports injury. Here are the most common basketball injuries to keep an eye out for. […]

By |2018-11-16T16:24:43+00:00November 16th, 2018|Basketball injuries|

Most Common Lacrosse Injuries

Originally played by Native Americans as early as 1100 CE, lacrosse is part of the Iroquois tradition. Lacrosse was well-documented by Jesuit priests by the 17th century, and it is often referred to as “America’s first sport.” Combining elements of basketball, soccer, and hockey, the high-agility sport is rapidly becoming one of the most popular sports across North America. Men’s and women’s rules differ significantly, and physical demands vary widely by position. Therefore, it is vital for each player to embark on an individualized training program [...]

By |2019-06-21T15:40:11+00:00September 26th, 2018|Lacrosse Injuries|

Most Common Gymnastics Injuries

According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, gymnastics has one of the highest injury rates of any girls’ sport. Nearly 100,000 young gymnasts are injured every year. Many of these injuries are minor, but some can be quite serious. Here is what you should know about the most common gymnastics injuries. […]

By |2018-09-26T00:41:10+00:00September 26th, 2018|Gymnastic Injuries|

Physical Therapy for Knee Pain: What to Expect

The human knee is a hinge joint that connects the shin (tibia) to the thigh bone (femur), with the kneecap (patella) at the front of the joint. The knee contains four ligaments and two shock absorbers known as menisci. Knee pain can be caused by many factors including strain, injury, and repetitive stress, though occasionally no specific cause can be found. […]

By |2018-09-14T14:43:05+00:00September 14th, 2018|physical therapy for knee pain|