Blog Category: Conditioning

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

DRY NEEDLING IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
January 14, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute

Dry Needling In Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Dry needling is not usually reimbursed by most insurance policies. Dry needling is not painful in most instances. The insertion of the needle … Continue reading

HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE (HGH), WHAT IS IT?
January 7, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute

Human Growth Hormone (HGH), What Is It? By ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. HGH must be injected. There is little scientific evidence to support the claim that HGH slows or reverses the effects of … Continue reading

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION TO EXERCISE
December 31, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute

New Year’s Resolution To Exercise by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Insitute Tid Bits of Info. Strength train utilizes a circuit training routine in the beginning. Circuit training incorporates the entire body if the complete circuit is performed. Cardiovascular … Continue reading

5 SIMPLE EXERCISES FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON
December 24, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

5 Simple Exercises For The Holiday Season by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Perform 2-3 sets of 15 repetitions of each exercise. Walk for at least 20 – 30 minutes daily at a brisk … Continue reading

PROS AND CONS OF CARDIO EQUIPMENT
December 17, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Pros and Cons of Cardio Equipment by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Putting a 2% grade on a treadmill is equivalent to walking on flat surfaces. Don’t exercise above maximum heart rate and maximum … Continue reading

TREATING ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION THROUGH PHYSICAL THERAPY
December 10, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Treating Erectile Dysfunction Through Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Symptoms of ED are not part of the “normal” aging process and can affect males of any age. ED symptoms can be … Continue reading

EXERCISE MYTHS
November 26, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Exercise Myths by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Cardiovascular exercise should be performed a minimum of 3x/week for 30 minutes at 60% or greater maximum heart rate. Strength training requires heavy resistance with fewer … Continue reading