Athletico Athletic Trainers Tyler Harris and Barrett Jones recently had an amazing opportunity to join the U-17 Men’s National Soccer Team (MNT) on their journey to the World Cup in India. It was the culmination of two years of work with incredible young players and an amazing staff.
As fantasy football players head into Week 10 of the NFL season, many are looking to make moves that will position their teams for the playoffs.
For the second week of November, we will be performing a Sumo Squat Stretch. This stretch is also referred to as a Goddess Squat in the yoga world. You will feel this stretch in your groin and inner thigh muscles. It’s also a strengthening position for your Glutes and Quad muscles!
Athletico celebrates National Physical Therapy Month every October as a way to recognize our hard-working therapists and the positive impact physical therapy has on people’s lives. During this month, our staff also makes it a priority to participate in PT Day of Service (PTDOS), which is a global initiative that encourages physical therapists to give back and make a positive impact in their community.
Now that we are more than half way through the NFL season, injuries are starting to take a toll on many fantasy football teams.
Welcome back for another month of weekly stretches! This month we are stretching our inner thighs, and the first week we will be performing the Side Angle Stretch. You will feel the stretch from your groin muscles to your inner knee muscles, as well as in the side of your body from your hip to your armpit.
By Grant R. Koster, PT, ATC, FACHE
Senior Vice President – Athletico Physical Therapy
As the month of October comes to a close, we celebrate the end of National Physical Therapy Month by reflecting on why we got into this great profession in the first place.
As all NBA fans know, the first major injury of the 2017-2018 season occurred to star guard of the Boston Celtics, Gordon Hayward. Gordon suffered an ankle fracture 5 minutes and 15 seconds into the start of the season.
We are officially halfway through the NFL season, so there isn’t a lot of time left for fantasy football players to turn around their season.
For the last week of October we will be performing a Partner Twist Stretch. This movement will stretch your outside hip muscles and also the lower back to mid back muscles.