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A Pain in the Wrist: Common Diagnoses

Posted on by Rose McAndrew | Leave a Comment

Pinching. Gripping. Pushing. Lifting. We do all of these functions with our hands daily without thinking about it. But what if one of these basic functions causes pain in the wrist? It becomes noticeable and affects our daily life.

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Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 4

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Week four of the NFL season is already here. At this point of the season, Fantasy Football players are either trying to turn their subpar record around, or trying to maintain dominance in their league.

Regardless of the category your team falls into, it’s imperative to pay attention to the injuries that are putting starters on the bench and backups on the field. To help you keep up with the league’s most notable injuries, we are highlighting tips from Athletico’s Athletic Trainer Jacob Dailey each week throughout the NFL season. These tips, called the Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report, are put together to help Fantasy Football players adjust their lineups.

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Stretch of the Week: Flexion/Extension Foot Exercise

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski | Leave a Comment

In the last week of September we will be performing a combination of movements from week 2 and week 3 of this month, so make sure you go back and check them out!

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Stretching Vs. Warming Up: What’s the Difference?

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One of the more frequent questions I am asked when conducting physical therapy evaluations is “Did my injury occur because I did not stretch before my physical activity?” That’s a great question and the quick answer is no…..and yes. Let me explain.

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Crafting a Cover Letter

Posted on by Caitlin Kirchner | Leave a Comment

After the resume, a cover letter is the next most important career document.

A well-crafted cover letter will tell your story. Ideally it will describe your key skills, accomplishments and showcase why you are the ideal person for the job. This might sound like a daunting task, but with some key information and a basic outline, you will be able to add an awesome cover letter to any job application.

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Happy Feet! Tips For Keeping Your Feet Healthy

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It’s not uncommon for runners, cyclists and triathletes to have calluses, lost toe nails, pain behind the heel, bunions, and other aches and pains. Feet absorb so much force and can either make these activities comfortable or miserable.

Fortunately, there are some things that can be done to help keep active feet pain-free, including exercises. That said, prior to beginning any exercise program, it is recommended to consult with your physician, physical or occupational therapist to determine which exercises are best for you.

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Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 3

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As week three of the NFL season gets ready to kickoff, many Fantasy Football players are starting to feel the impact of injuries.

Minor injuries may mean Fantasy Football team owners need to find a substitute for a starter this week, while more serious injuries can leave owners scrambling to find a permanent replacement on their roster. To help with the decision-making process, we are highlighting tips from Athletico’s Athletic Trainer Jacob Dailey each week throughout the NFL season. These tips, called the Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report, are put together to help Fantasy Football players adjust their lineups.

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Stretch of the Week: Top of the Foot Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski | Leave a Comment

In the third week of September we will be performing the Top of the Foot Stretch.

This is a bonus stretch because in addition to stretching the top of the foot, it stretches the shin muscles too! To perform this stretch you will need a sturdy chair. Please do not attempt this stretch if you have any foot or shin injuries.

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4 Backpack Safety Tips

Posted on by Melissa Mara | 1 Comment

September means back to school for most students, but it shouldn’t mean musculoskeletal pain or soreness from a heavy backpack.

Since September 21st is National Backpack Safety Awareness Day, we are highlighting some backpack safety tips and posture exercises for students. Learn more by checking out the four tips below:

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TMD: What You Need to Know

Posted on by Molly Mattingly | Leave a Comment

Why do I have ear pain but I was diagnosed with TMD?

Eye pressure, headaches, earaches, blurred vision, toothaches, facial burning/tingling and neck pain:

Upon hearing a patient complain of one or more of these symptoms, one possible diagnosis from a physician may be temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD).

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