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Workout with a Water Bottle

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
When you can’t make it to the gym or on those days you just don’t want to leave the house, there are tons of ways to keep your body moving with common items found inside your home! Read below as we walk through some simple exercises that only require a water bottle. Be sure to fill your water bottle and secure the top. A full average sized water bottle is about 1 lb in weight. (more…)

Common Baseball Injuries

Posted on by Erik Krol, MOT, OTR/L
Opening day is finally here! And while we may not be able to spectate or tailgate like we normally would, we can still root on our favorite teams! Did you know baseball can have lasting effects on our bodies? It is import to understand and appreciate the anatomy involved and how it relates to the most typically experienced injuries during such a repetitive and overhead-dominant sport. (more…)

Jaw Pain? Try Physical Therapy

Posted on by Molly Runquist, DPT, COMT, Emory Competent, AIB-VRC
Do you have pain in your jaw? Do you have trouble smiling, yawning, or chewing? Do you have clicking or popping in your jaw or have been told you clench or grind your teeth? Do you feel you’ve tried all the retainers or guards from your dentist, and just haven’t gotten back to 100 percent yet? If so, you may want to consider physical therapy (PT)! (more…)

6 Key Exercises for Gymnasts to Work On At Home

Posted on by Amy Bell, PT, DPT
Gymnastics clubs across the country have been closed for several weeks in order to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has resulted in gymnasts focusing on stretching and conditioning at-home in preparation for when they can get back to the gym. This is a good time to address any flexibility and strength issues that may have affected an athlete’s ability to train earlier in the year and help with injury prevention when allowed to return to practice. Here are 6 key exercises to target common areas of weakness in gymnasts. (more…)

Spring Cleaning: Tips to Stay Injury-Free

Posted on by Shelia M. Tenny, OTR/L, CHT
As the weather begins to warm up, many of us are starting to think about ways to spruce up the outside of our homes and do some spring cleaning on the inside. This increase in manual labor after months of winter isolation can lead to aches and pains. Here are a few tips to avoid pain and extra stress on your body as you start your spring clean-up in and outside of your home. (more…)

Stay At Home: Lower, Upper Body and Core Challenge

Posted on by Athletico
Gyms have closed around the country due to COVID-19. Working out and staying active has become challenging as we all abide the social distancing mandate. Maybe you’re trying to hold onto your personal bests during this pandemic, want a high-quality home workout, or need a way to relieve stress. Regardless of the situation, use these helpful tips below. (more…)

Exercise as Medicine for Mental Health

Posted on by Kayla Hutton, MSA, ATC/L
Many of us are currently facing more stresses and anxieties than we are used to and being forced to find new ways to cope and get our mental health under control. One method we may consider is utilizing physical activity and allowing the various intrinsic benefits to help us out. While the benefits are numerous, let’s look at a few key reasons to begin exercising for our sanity and mental health. (more…)

Tips for Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow

Posted on by Shelia M. Tenny, OTR/L, CHT
You may have heard of the conditions tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow, but did you know you can suffer from these conditions even if you don’t play either sport? Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow can occur when there is inflammation, overuse or degeneration of the tendons at the elbow. (more…)
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