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Will Injuries Impact Super Bowl LIII?

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Super Bowl LIII will take place this Sunday when New England takes on Los Angeles. Both teams have dealt with injuries to key players over the course of their respective playoff runs. The question is – will any of these injuries have a significant impact on the outcome of the game? Let’s dive a little deeper and take a look!  Read More

Pain or Injury? Schedule a Virtual Free Assessment!

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Did you know that one in two Americans is affected by a bone, joint or muscle condition?1 Not only can these conditions be painful and debilitating, but they also cost Americans an estimated $213 billion in annual treatment, care and lost wages.1 Rather than seeking treatment at the first sign of pain or injury, some people decide to tough it out with the hope that it will go away over time. One reason someone may wait to seek treatment is because of the time commitment associated with scheduling an appointment and getting their condition checked out by a healthcare professional. To help with this, Athletico has unveiled a new service called virtual free assessment. Read More

Reflecting on Nutcracker Season: Q&A with a Joffrey Dancer

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Aaron Renteria, Joffrey Ballet Company Dancer Athletico is proud to be the Official Provider of Physical Therapy for The Joffrey Ballet for over 20 years. Through this partnership, our physical therapists are onsite throughout rehearsals and performances, including the busy Nutcracker season, in order to keep dancers healthy and performing to the best of their ability. Read More

Plantar Fasciitis: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Posted on by Sarah Ryerson, PT, ATC, CSCS
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. This condition impacts the plantar fascia, which is a thick band of fibrous connective tissue on the bottom of the foot that extends from the heel to the toes. Based on its location and makeup, the plantar fascia is ideally positioned to maintain and support the arch on the bottom of the foot. However, it is not designed to be the primary stabilizing structure. Read More

Live with Athletico: Discussing Career Opportunities & CSM 2019

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The Athletico team is excited to join more than 12,000 professionals at the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) 2019 Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) at the end of this month. CSM is the largest physical therapy conference in the country where professionals have the opportunity to take continuing education courses, learn about clinical advancements, as well as network with industry leaders and peers. Read More

My Back Hurts, What Should I Do?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Back pain is the most common pain seen in outpatient physical therapy clinics across the country, with data showing that low back pain accounts for 50 percent of all patients seeking outpatient physical therapy care.1 What’s more, one quarter of adults in the U.S. have reported back pain at least one day in the past three months.1 Read More

Outdoor Winter Workout Tips

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Winter is here! As the weather turns cold, snowy and icy, it makes outdoor workouts seem impossible. Cold weather does not mean all outdoor workouts must cease, but there are ways to keep up your routine or even try a new wintertime workout. Here are some tips for working out in the cold: Read More

Starting a training plan STRONG

Posted on by Ashley Dougvillo, PT, DPT, CMPT
As we plunge into the cold winter months, most runners are already filling their schedules with the year’s race plan. They’re surfing for coupon codes, researching training plans and shopping the sales for new gear. After the ball drops on the New Year, many are itching to start their training regime. However, often what is missing in this plan is a strengthening component. Read More
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