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Does Kinesio Tape Application Help Following Surgery?

Posted on by Athletico
Following surgery, trauma to the tissues surrounding the surgical site is likely present, resulting in swelling and /or bruising. This can be a hindrance to the recovery and early phases of healing, as it can limit motion, increase pain, and – depending on body part/joint – affect walking and function.


Minimizing the Risk of Running Injuries with Strength Training

Posted on by Athletico
The days are longer and the weather is finally nicer, which means more people will be out running. Thinking about running a virtual 5k or half marathon this summer? When deciding between which training program to follow, make sure you don't forget to incorporate strength training. Strength training is believed to help with injury prevention in runners. (more…)

Decreasing the Risk of Injuries for Weekend Warriors

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Who are the “Weekend Warriors?” Many people find themselves with little time during the week due to work, family, kids and the day-to-day grind. Therefore, workouts fall to the weekend days to cram in a full week of physical activity into two days. (more…)

Stretching Safely in Gymnastics

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Gymnasts require more flexibility than the general athlete to perform the necessary skills of their sport. Summertime is a great time to focus on increasing flexibility. Since stretching is an important component of training, it is a good idea to review some of the safest ways to stretch to prevent injury and progress flexibility. (more…)

4 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Those Who Suffer From Osteoarthritis

Posted on by Athletico
Osteoarthritis (OA) can have a major impact on essential and functional activities of daily living. It can reduce or hinder a person’s ability to walk, ride a bike, climb stairs or get on the ground to play with children and grandchildren. (more…)

Women’s Health: You Have Pain WHERE?!

Posted on by Jovie Murtha, PT, Women's Health Specialist
It is as common as low back pain, migraines and asthma, yet many suffer in silence with pelvic pain.1 (more…)

TMD: Differences in Women vs. Men

Posted on by Athletico
The comparison between women and men is a common one, and the medical world is no exception.  Many dysfunctions and diseases are statistically greater in one gender over the other, including Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD). (more…)

Bring Closure to Diastasis Recti

Posted on by Jovie Murtha, PT, Women's Health Specialist
(Are we ever, ever, ever... getting back together?) Diastasis recti...sounds like an odd sea creature, doesn't it? If you are a pregnant mom, or have recently delivered, you may be familiar with the term. (more…)
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