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SOFT BRACES, HOW DO THEY WORK?
October 19, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Soft Braces, How Do They Work? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Common uses for soft braces are OA of the knee, patella femoral syndrome and ankle instability. While wearing the soft brace, studies … Continue reading

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WHAT IS CORRECT RUNNING FORM?
October 12, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

What Is Correct Running Form? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Forefoot striking appears to reduce the frequency of lower extremity injuries due to increased muscle action upon landing. Running outside vs a treadmill … Continue reading

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HAMSTRING INJURIES
October 5, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Hamstring Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. There are 3 hamstring muscles that cross the hip and knee joint and are better suited for speed than power. Severe hamstring tears can involve an … Continue reading

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RECURRENCE OF LOW BACK PAIN
September 28, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Recurrence Of Low Back Pain by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. 85-90% of the population will suffer from low back pain at some time in their life. Recurring low back pain will effect > … Continue reading

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EXCUSES FOR NOT EXERCISING AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM
September 21, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Excuses For Not Exercising And How To Overcome Them by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. It is estimated that less than 25% of all people participate in an exercise routine consistently. It can take … Continue reading

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MONITORING WORKLOADS TO AVOID INJURIES IN PRACTICE
September 14, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Monitoring Workloads To Avoid Injuries In Practice by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Sensors are routinely used to assess impact forces within head gear hoping to reduce the incidence of concussions. Sensors can assess … Continue reading

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SHOES VS BAREFOOT FOR YOUR CHILD?
September 7, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Shoes vs Barefoot For Your Child? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Wearing shoes leads to more hip muscle recruitment during gait. Barefoot walking helps a child develop the muscles of their feet that … Continue reading

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STAYING HEALTHY AND PARTICIPATING IN YOUTH SPORTS
August 31, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Staying Healthy And Participating In Youth Sports by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Many surveys indicate that greater than 50% or all children ages 6-17 participate in at least one team sport. Girls usually … Continue reading

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WHAT’S THE PROPER ORDER FOR AN EXERCISE ROUTINE?
August 24, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

What’s the Proper Order for an Exercise Routine? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. It takes approximately 6 weeks for a biochemistry change to occur in the muscle to indicate that a “true” strength … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A BONE BRUISE?
August 17, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

What is a Bone Bruise? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Bone bruises usually take longer to heal than soft tissue injuries. Bruising in the bone occurs when there is damage to the bone … Continue reading

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