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This is Us: A PTs Thoughts on Kevin’s Injury

Posted on by Anne Bierman, PT, DPT, SCS
This is Us has been quite the conversation generator in my clinic lately.  Since Season 2 launched this fall on Tuesday nights, it is all patients want to talk about on Wednesdays! Last week’s episode, “Still There,” was the first time that our discussions of the show could actually correlate with physical therapy. Kevin Pearson (played by Justin Hartley) had arthroscopic surgery to take care of a meniscus injury.  Based on his pre-operative conversation with the orthopedic surgeon, he probably had a meniscectomy, a procedure to remove the damaged part of the meniscus. Read More

Patient Appreciation for Athletico Physical Therapists

Posted on by Athletico
Athletico physical therapists are dedicated to not only helping patients reach their health and wellness goals, but also providing outstanding patient care that goes beyond assigning exercises. Read More

Sleep…Beyond Counting Sheep

Posted on by Valerie Odea
There's nothing quite like a good night's sleep...and awakening to the promise of a new day! But these days, getting a good night’s sleep seems to be more elusive than ever. Read More

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 7

Posted on by Athletico
The 2017 NFL season is nearing the halfway mark, which means many Fantasy Football players are focusing on improving their standings before the playoffs. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Assisted Easy Seated Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
As we approach Sweetest Day (on the 21st), this is a great week to grab your favorite stretching partner and perform the Assisted Easy Seated Stretch! But first, warm up by trying October’s first two stretches. Doing so will help to prepare both partner’s hips for this week’s stretch. Read More

4 Tips for Returning to Play After an ACL Reconstruction

Posted on by Anne Bierman, PT, DPT, SCS
One of the most common traumatic knee injuries in sports is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprain or tear.1 Read More

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 6

Posted on by Athletico
As we enter week six of the NFL season, most Fantasy Football players are either trying to maintain a winning record or turn around their losing record. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Assisted Side Angle Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
Our second week of partner stretching is an Assisted Side Angle Stretch. You will feel this stretch in the sides of your body, but it also has a slight twist that will stretch your back. Since this stretch mimics a side lunge, it will stretch your inner thighs too! Read More
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