Jumper’s Knee

Posted on by Michelle Helberg | Leave a Comment

Everybody say “Jump Jump!” Have you ever experienced pain in the front of your knee after running or kicking? You probably have a condition called Jumper’s Knee or patellar tendonitis. (more…)

Physical Therapy for Endometriosis

Posted on by Stacy Koenigs | Leave a Comment

Endometriosis occurs in women when endometrial tissue forms on the outside, instead of the inside, of the uterus. Normally, the endometrial tissue is shed during menstruation and exits the body. With endometriosis, the tissue that has grown outside of the uterus and is located in the pelvic and abdominal areas bleeds during menstruation but is unable to be discharged from the body. This leads to irritation and inflammation in this area. Over time, the repeated bleeding and healing can lead to development of scar tissue and adhesions in the area which will result in pelvic pain. (more…)

Deep Sea Fishing: 7 Tips for Prevention of Low Back Pain

Posted on by Sarah Clough | 4 Comments

Fish on! Hook up! Fresh one! These are all common phrases to yell out when your reel is screaming and the line is taken hundreds of feet into the ocean. It is also in that moment that you may realize your back is in for a workout. (more…)

Benefits of an Exercise Band

Posted on by Mia Cleary | 2 Comments

So after attending a running event expo, you received an exercise band in your “swag” bag from Athletico. You have seen them before or even have a few collecting dust in your closet – but what is the purpose of this yellow or green piece of elastic? What are the physical benefits to you and why use one? (more…)

Tommy John Surgery: A Rising Epidemic?

Posted on by Jason Myers | 1 Comment

If you follow professional baseball, I am sure you have observed an alarming rate of pitchers who have underwent ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (“Tommy John surgery”) already this year.  Miami Marlin’s rising star, Jose Fernandez, became the 18th professional pitcher in 2014 to undergo this surgery, equaling the total number of pitchers to have Tommy John surgery all of last year.1

Why does this trend continue to rise? (more…)

Muscle Pain During Pregnancy: Part 3

Posted on by Stacy Koenigs | Leave a Comment

Help!  What Is This Pain I Am Experiencing During My Pregnancy?

You’re pregnant!  It’s an exciting and busy time for you.  So, why are you having pain? (more…)

This entry was posted in Pregnancy, Pregnancy Physical Therapy, Women's Health. Bookmark the permalink.

Combating Childhood Obesity

Posted on by Lori Diamos | 1 Comment

Childhood obesity is a rising epidemic and a valid concern for many parents.  With the surge in all things electronic from televisions, computers, video games, and hand held devices, we have populations of children being sedentary rather than up, moving, playing, and active.   As the economy puts stress on single, as well as two-parent, households the trend in meals has been on things fast, easy, and affordable which unfortunately does not often equate to healthy or nutrient dense.  Here are some eye opening facts on childhood obesity taken directly from an article by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (more…)

Behind the Scenes with the U.S. Men’s National Team Head Athletic Trainer

Posted on by Athletico | 1 Comment

The World Cup is underway and hours before the U.S. Men’s National Team takes the field, we wanted to provide our readers a behind the scenes look into how the U.S. Men’s National Team’s Head Athletic Trainer, Ivan Pierra has helped get the team ready! (more…)

Muscle Pain During Pregnancy: Part 2

Posted on by Stacy Koenigs | Leave a Comment

Editor’s note: Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be rolling out a three part series to common symptoms during pregnancy and how to treat them!

Help!  What Is This Pain I Am Experiencing During My Pregnancy?

You’re pregnant!  It’s an exciting and busy time for you.  So, why are you having pain? We continue with part 2 of symptoms during pregnancy. (more…)

This entry was posted in Pregnancy, Women's Health. Bookmark the permalink.

Avoiding Soccer Related Injuries

Posted on by Michelle Helberg | 3 Comments

Strains and sprains can occur in any sport, but why are certain ones more common with particular sports? With the World Cup right around the corner, an athlete in soccer is more prone to injuring things like his/her hamstrings, adductors, quadriceps, or hip flexors. There are risk factors that also unfortunately make one more apt to developing these injuries, but with the proper guidance and persistence, it is the hope that you stay injury free. (more…)

This entry was posted in General, Injury Prevention, Soccer. Bookmark the permalink.
Page 1 of 1912345...10...Last »
  • Subscribe

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Athletico on Twitter

  • Tag Cloud