Blog Category: Conditioning

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT SCREENS AND PHYSICAL THERAPY
May 26, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Functional Movement Screens and Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. It has been reported that the four major league sports paid out 1.5 billion dollars to injured athletes. People with scores equal … Continue reading

BENEFITS OF BIKING TO WORK
May 19, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Benefits of Biking to Work by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Local bike shops have experts that can “fit” you to your bike to make the ride more enjoyable and help to avoid an … Continue reading

EXERCISE FOR NEW MOMS WITH BABIES
April 14, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Exercise for New Moms With Babies by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Exercise can help to stimulate endorphins, which are the body’s natural high. Losing the “baby weight” will be much easier if you … Continue reading

IMPORTANCE OF YOUR PHYSICAL THERAPY PLAN AND HOME EXERCISE PROGRAM
April 7, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Physical Therapy Plan and a Home Exercise Program by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Many soft tissue injuries have resolving symptoms within weeks, but it can take several months to totally rehabilitate the condition. … Continue reading

PREPARING FOR YARD WORK WITHOUT INJURIES
March 31, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Preparing For Yard Work Without Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. The average bag of mulch weighs 40lbs. Ergonomically correct handles of garden tools have been shown to reduce injuries. 60 minutes of … Continue reading

TENNIS PREPARATION
February 18, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Tennis Preparation by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. You can burn up to 600 calories per hour during a vigorous tennis match. You should plan to exercise 2-3x per week or more if possible … Continue reading

WHAT IS PREHABILITATION?
February 11, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

What is Prehabilitation? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Prehabilitation programs are designed to enhance the fitness and functional level of the patient prior to undergoing their procedure. Prehab programs have been successful at … Continue reading

CONDITIONING TO AVOID GOLF INJURIES
February 4, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Conditioning to Avoid Golf Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. The lumbar spine is the most commonly injured body part. The driver swing speed of an average female golfer is 62mph; 96mph for … Continue reading

THE PERFECT SNOW SHOVEL
January 28, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

The Perfect Snow Shovel by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Shoveling fluffy snow is approximately 5 lbs per shovel load and wet, heavy snow can be near 20 lbs. Most injuries suffered while snow … Continue reading

BASEBALL CONDITIONING
January 21, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Baseball Conditioning by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. The fastest baseball pitch ever recorded was 106 mph. The pitcher’s mound is 60 feet 6 inches away from home plate. The batter’s average bat speed … Continue reading