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Common Gamer Injuries & Treatment Options

Posted on by Louis Fabicon, OT, CHT
Hai Lam. Paul “sOAZ” Boyer. Clinton Loomis. While these names do not have the same mass recognition as popular athletes like Lebron James, Drew Brees, or even Mitch Trubisky, they certainly are recognized as the best in their sport. Not just any sport, but “esports,” if you will. Their offensive weapons aren’t balls, bats or sticks, but rather keyboards, headsets and hand-held controllers. Instead of defeating their opponent on an athletic field, their fields of play lie in the digital battlefields of games such as Defense of the Ancients (DOTA), League of Legends and Warcraft 3. These men were once at the height of their game. Veritable legends. Unfortunately their ascent into gaming immortality was cut short by upper extremity (UE) injuries from overuse and improper ergonomics. Read More

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2018: Week 14

Posted on by Athletico
The playoffs are here for many fantasy football leagues, which means a win is necessary this week in order to move onto the next round. Read More

Simple, Safe & Smart: Snow Removal Tips

Posted on by Margaret Moraw, OTR/L, CHT
Big beautiful white flakes are coating the crab apple tree outside the bay window. It is such a beautiful way to start a Saturday morning while sipping coffee. The beauty of the snow is mesmerizing, but then reality hits. There are groceries to be bought, sporting events to compete in and a birthday party to attend. That means this beautiful, mesmerizing snow is soon going to be the bane of a home dwellers existence. Read More

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2018: Week 13

Posted on by Athletico
With the playoffs right around the corner in many fantasy football leagues, starting the right lineup is more important than ever as we head into week 13. Read More

Gymnast Wrist: Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Gymnastics is a unique sport in that the athletes spend a large amount of time on their hands. Handstands, tumbling and bars all require the athlete to place their full body weight through the arms and onto the hands. A unique injury to gymnastics is Gymnast Wrist. Read More

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2018: Week 12

Posted on by Athletico
What is the one thing fantasy football players must do before sitting down at the table for Thanksgiving on Thursday? Adjust their lineups. Read More

3 Benefits of Home Health Physical Therapy

Posted on by LeeAnn Hulteen, PT, Cert. MDT
Physical therapy can help improve mobility, function and motion as well as effectively manage pain after an illness, injury or surgery. Sometimes functional mobility is so limited that the ability to safely leave the home is actually impeded. When this is an issue, receiving physical therapy in the home may be the best option. Read More

Why Should You Attend CSM 2019?

Posted on by Athletico
Every year the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) hosts the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) as a way to bring together professionals within the physical therapy community for networking and learning opportunities. Read More
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