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Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2023: Week 13

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Whether you are fine-tuning your fantasy lineup or seeking out players who can score you some much needed points, we have you covered for week 13. To help you keep up with changes within the league, we turn to Athletico’s Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, ASTYM Cert. to provide insight into player injuries that may be impacting your Fantasy Football team. The Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report is a helpful resource put together on a weekly basis to assist fantasy players in starting their best lineups. (more…)

Elbow Injuries In Tumbling Athletes

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Tumbling athletes, which include gymnasts and cheerleaders, have unique demands placed on their upper body. When tumbling, the athlete places not only their entire body weight through their hands but can have up to 16 times their body weight in force going across the wrist and arm. For that reason, the elbow can be injured more often in these athletes. In this blog, we will take a closer look at several types of injuries that can occur in tumbling athletes, along with symptoms and treatment options. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2023: Week 12

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Entering Week 12 of the professional football season, teams have their eyes on a spot in the playoffs. Be sure to adjust your Fantasy Football lineup before you sit down to enjoy your Thanksgiving feast and tune into this week’s games. For tips on who to sit and who to start, Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, ASTYM Cert., is providing insight into player injuries that are impacting teams around the league. The Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report is a helpful resource put together on a weekly basis to assist fantasy players in starting their best lineups. (more…)

Hamstring Injuries & Running

Posted on by Paige Gibbens, PT, DPT
Hamstring injuries can be one of the most common injuries in sports and can be related to running. Despite being one of the most common injuries, the mechanism (the cause) of the injury is still very poorly understood and requires more research. So, what do we know currently about hamstring injuries and their relationship to running? Here’s what every runner should know about hamstring injuries as an endurance athlete and what to do if you experience one for yourself. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2023: Week 11

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
As we approach playoffs, fantasy football players are looking to secure a win each week! To help you decide who to sit and who to start, Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, is providing insight into player injuries that are impacting teams around the league. These insights are assembled within the Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report, which is a resource to help fantasy players start their best lineups on a weekly basis. (more…)

8 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Improve Overall Wellness

Posted on by Andrew Cassidy, PT, DPT
Physical therapy is the catalyst which leads to many pain or performance improvements. ACL surgery, low back pain, golfer’s elbow – these conditions are well known to be within the domain of physical therapy. Most commonly, physical therapy is seen as a low-cost, conservative method to address pain. There are, however, benefits of physical therapy that go beyond resolution of aches and pains. Here are eight ways physical therapy can improve your overall wellness. (more…)

A Quick Workout for New Parents Who Need a Boost of Energy

Posted on by Clinton Boone, PT, DPT, CMTPT/DN
Becoming a parent is an exhilarating and rewarding journey, but it can also be exhausting at times. Between sleepless nights, diaper changes, and constant attention to your little one, finding time for yourself can be challenging. However, taking care of your own well-being is crucial to being the best parent you can be. One effective way to boost your energy levels and improve your overall mood is through a quick workout routine. In this blog, we will explore a simple, yet effective workout specifically designed for new parents who need a much-needed energy boost. (more…)

Impact Exercise for the Aging Adult

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
MYTH: You must stop doing high impact exercise as you age and perform low impact activities instead. FACT: We know that as we age, it is common to lose strength and power. However, that does not mean you have to avoid higher impact activities. Many people are active when they are younger through sports, running, and other activities. As we get older, we tend to decrease high impact activities. Sometimes this is due to a previous injury, reoccurring pain, or a fear of getting hurt. (more…)
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