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Preventing Injuries for First Responders

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Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians incur work-related musculosketal (WRMSDs) disorders in numbers significantly higher than the general working population. (more…)

The Common Cold: When Athletes Should & Should Not Train

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
It is estimated that the average adult has between 1 and 6 colds each year,1 but athletes who engage in heavy training and competition may suffer more frequent colds.2 (more…)

3 Tips to Prevent Tech Thumb

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Smartphones and tablets are likely to be a top gift this holiday season. While most people will be excited to unwrap these gadgets so they can start texting and downloading apps, they should also be aware of tech-related injuries that can occur with the use of these devices. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 14

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Many fantasy football leagues are in the midst of the playoffs as we enter week 14 of the NFL season. (more…)

Stretch of the Week: Simple Trapezius Stretch

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The holidays can be stressful and many of us hold our stress in our shoulders, causing headaches and clenching of the jaw. This is why December’s weekly stretches will focus on the upper trapezius and muscles along the side of the neck. (more…)

4 Tips to Stay Healthy While Holiday Shopping

Posted on by Athletico
The Holiday season is in full swing, which means both stores and online retailers will be busy with shoppers through the New Year. Great deals on gifts are out there! Whether you’re going to stores or opting for online shopping due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you could also be putting your body at risk for injury. Fortunately, there are things that can be done to prevent these injuries for occurring. Read below for four tips to stay injury-free this holiday shopping season. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 13

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At this point of the fantasy football season, starting lineups must be flawless in order to advance in the playoffs. (more…)

Stretch of the Week: Inner Thigh Massage

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For the final week of November we will be performing an Inner Thigh Self Massage, which will also incorporate a slight spinal twist stretch. (more…)
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