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Plantar Fasciitis: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Posted on by Athletico
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. (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. (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 (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: (more…)

Starting a training plan STRONG

Posted on by Athletico
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. (more…)

Athletico Gives Back: 2018 Year in Review

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Giving back to the communities where we live and work is a top priority for Athletico employees. Each year our teams support this priority through various charitable donations and volunteer efforts. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2018: Week 16

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If your fantasy football team has made it this far, chances are you just need one more win in order to be named champion of your league this year. (more…)

A Team Approach to Concussion Care for Hockey Players

Posted on by Concussion Team at Athletico
By Andrew Wyman, MS, ATC, ITAT and Kathryn Semlow, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT It is no secret that the topic of concussions is at the forefront of athletics these days. With the Ice Hockey season already underway at the professional and youth levels, it is important to keep an eye on players following collisions, hits into the boards and impacts on the ice for possible concussions. (more…)
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