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Blog Category: Arm, Elbow & Shoulder

PREPARING FOR WARM WEATHER SPORTS AND OVERHEAD ARM MOTIONS
April 6, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Preparing for Warm Weather Sports and Overhead Arm Motions by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Pitch counts are used to protect pitchers’ shoulders and should be used for all ages. The shoulder can rotate … Continue reading

THERMAL CAPSULORRHAPHY OF THE SHOULDER AND PHYSICAL THERAPY
July 7, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Thermal Capsulorrhaphy of the Shoulder and Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Thermal Capsulorrhaphy is not used successfully for all shoulder instability. Multi-directional instability and traumatic injuries do not respond well to … Continue reading

SO YOU WANT TO GET STRONGER
April 28, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

So You Want To Get Stronger by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Hypertrophy is an increase in the size of a muscle cell. Hyperplasia is a splitting of a muscle cell to increase the … Continue reading

WALKING AND TEXTING: HOW DANGEROUS IS IT?
March 3, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Walking and Texting: How Dangerous Is It? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Injuries related to walking and texting have tripled since 2004. Walking speeds can be reduced nearly 30% when someone walks and … Continue reading

PHYSICAL THERAPY TREATMENT FOR EDEMA OR EFFUSION
November 5, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Physical Therapy Treatment for Edema or Effusion by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Effusion in a joint with the presence of blood is a Hemarthrosis. NSAIDs or Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs can help to reduce … Continue reading

PROPER SLEEP POSITIONS
August 13, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Proper Sleep Positions by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Adults should attempt to get 7-9 hours of “good” sleep per night. After shoulder surgery, put a pillow behind the involved shoulder blade when you … Continue reading

Benefits of Underwater Walking
July 23, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Benefits of Underwater Walking by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Walking underwater can eliminate 50% or more of you body weight. Walking backwards underwater significantly increases the activity of the paraspinal muscles. Walking in … Continue reading

PHYSICAL THERAPY’S FIX TO ROUNDED SHOULDER POSTURE
July 16, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Physical Therapy’s Fix to Rounded Shoulder Posture by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Correct posture places the ear, tip of the shoulder, hand, lateral thigh and knee and ankle bone in a line and … Continue reading

TREATING PITCHING INJURIES WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY
June 18, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Treating and Preventing Pitching Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Increased valgus stress on the elbow can lead to damage of the ligaments on the medial side. Severe damage to the medial collateral … Continue reading

FALL PREVENTION
January 15, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Fall Prevention Guidelines by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Fall Prevention. 1 out of 3 people 65 years old and older will fall. Hip fractures from falling: 25% recover fully, 40% require a stay in a … Continue reading