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Vertigo, Verti-gone: How Physical Therapy Can Help You Shake Dizziness and Prevent Falls

Posted on by Molly Runquist, DPT, COMT, Emory Competent, AIB-VRC
You roll over in bed to silence your alarm clock when suddenly, the room begins to spin. You roll quickly back towards the center of the bed with significant fear of not knowing up from down or if you may fall out of bed. The spinning is severe, disorienting, and can even cause the uncomfortable sensation of nausea. However, within a minute or so, it seems to settle until you try to get up again. There are lots of types of dizziness experienced by millions of people daily, but this sensation is true vertigo. Vertigo is characterized by spinning dizziness, and you will first want it to be verti-gone. In this case, a physical therapist is one of the best professionals for you to visit. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2022: Week 12

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Thanksgiving is a great time to show gratitude in the company of family and friends. It’s also a great time to cheer on your favorite football team! This week, be sure to adjust your Fantasy Football lineup before you sit down to gobble up turkey and tune into this week’s games. Entering Week 12 of the professional football season, teams have their eyes on a spot in the playoffs. For tips on who to sit and who to start, Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, ASTYM Cert., is providing insight into player injuries that are impacting teams around the league. The Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report is a helpful resource put together on a weekly basis to assist fantasy players in starting their best lineups. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2022: Week 11

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.

Fantasy football players are looking for a win each week as we get closer to the playoffs!

 To help you decide who to sit and who to start, Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, is providing insight into player injuries that are impacting teams around the league. These insights are assembled within the Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report, which is a resource to help fantasy players start their best lineups on a weekly basis.

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5 Stretches to Bring with you When You’re on the Go

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Life never seems to slow down. A work event, then a workout followed by a musical for the kids – it doesn’t stop. Sometimes it seems like there isn’t enough time to get anything done. Tight muscles can pop up due to poor posture or stress throughout life’s busyness so let’s take a look at some easy stretches you can do on the go! (more…)

How Much Do You Know About Stretching?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
People always mention the importance of stretching, but what does that truly mean? There are many stretching options for you, and the benefits of stretching vary with the type and how they are performed. How much do you know about stretching? (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2022: Week 10

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Entering week 10 of the fantasy football season, playoffs are on the horizon which makes it crucial to get your team in the best position heading into the weeks ahead. To help you start your best lineup in week 10, Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, ASTYM Cert. is highlighting player injuries that are impacting teams around the league. These insights can be found inside the Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report, a resource to help fantasy players shape out their best lineup on a weekly basis. (more…)

How Shoulders Can Affect the Low Back in Cheerleaders

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Cheerleading is a popular sport in high schools and universities, and a competitive all-star sport. All-star teams are comprised of a variety of ages; they can be co-ed and practice multiple days per week for competitions. Cheerleading athletes are more susceptible to certain injuries, including a high incidence of low back pain. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2022: Week 9

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Now, more than halfway through the 2022 season, brutal bye weeks and some season-ending player injuries have left fantasy football players scrambling to adjust their lineups. To help you make the right call on who to move into your next week of fantasy football, Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert. talks player injuries in the weekly Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report. (more…)
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