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Gymnast Wrist: Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Gymnastics is a unique sport in that the athletes spend a large amount of time on their hands. Handstands, tumbling and bars all require the athlete to place their full body weight through the arms and onto the hands. A unique injury to gymnastics is Gymnast Wrist. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2018: Week 12

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What is the one thing fantasy football players must do before sitting down at the table for Thanksgiving on Thursday? Adjust their lineups. (more…)

3 Benefits of Home Health Physical Therapy

Posted on by LeeAnn Hulteen, PT, Cert. MDT
Physical therapy can help improve mobility, function and motion as well as effectively manage pain after an illness, injury or surgery. Sometimes functional mobility is so limited that the ability to safely leave the home is actually impeded. When this is an issue, receiving physical therapy in the home may be the best option. (more…)

Why Should You Attend CSM?

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Every year the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) hosts the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) as a way to bring together professionals within the physical therapy community for networking and learning opportunities. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2018: Week 11

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As we move closer to the playoffs, getting a win each week is becoming more important for fantasy football players. (more…)

Common Wrestling Injuries and Treatment Options

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Wrestling is one of the world’s oldest sports. Since wrestling season is getting underway, let’s take a quick moment to look at some common injuries that can impact wrestlers: (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2018: Week 10

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As the NFL gets ready for week 10 of the season, many fantasy football players are trying to get their teams in position for the playoff race. (more…)

Nutrition Tips for the Teenage Athlete

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
During the school year it is common for teenage athletes to find their schedules jammed packed with class, homework, practice and competition. When students are this busy, eating can be overlooked. Sometimes meals are skipped or home-cooked meals are substituted for fast food while running from one practice to another. Proper nutrition is important as the food we eat becomes the fuel for our bodies. (more…)
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