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Jumper’s Knee

Posted on by Michelle Helberg
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. Read More

Physical Therapy for Endometriosis

Posted on by Stacy Koenigs
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. Read More

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

Posted on by Sarah Clough
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. Read More

Benefits of an Exercise Band

Posted on by Athletico
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? Read More

Tommy John Surgery: A Rising Epidemic?

Posted on by Jason Myers
If you follow professional baseball, I am sure you have observed an alarming rate of pitchers who 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? Read More

Muscle Pain During Pregnancy: Part 3

Posted on by Stacy Koenigs
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? Read More

Combating Childhood Obesity

Posted on by Lori Diamos
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. Read More

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

Posted on by Athletico
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! Read More
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