Blog Category: Conditioning

PERIODIZATION IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
March 20, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute

Performance and Recovery through Periodization by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Periodization Tid Bits. The musculoskeletal system requires a minimum of 6-8 weeks to be conditioned. The cardiovascular system can be conditioned to a high level in 4-6 … Continue reading

STRESS
March 5, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Managing Stress by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Stress Tid Bits. Good stress is acute and relatively short in duration. Stressful situations release neurochemicals into the system and produce the “fight or flight” phenomenon. The most common unhealthy … Continue reading

STRENGTH TRAINING FOR SWIMMING
February 26, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Strength Training for Swimming by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Swimming Tips. Over 50% of world-class swimmers suffer from shoulder pain. An hour of vigorous swimming will burn up to 650 calories. It burns off more calories than … Continue reading

TENNIS STRENGTH CONDITIONING
February 19, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

TENNIS STRENGTH CONDITIONING by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tennis Strength Conditioning Tips. Many people are treated for tennis elbow but never play tennis. “Get in shape to play the game, don’t play the game to get in … Continue reading

COMMON GOLF INJURIES
February 12, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Common Golf Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips to Avoid Golf Injuries. It takes a minimum of 6 weeks to condition the musculoskeletal system. The first 4 weeks of a rehabilitation program stimulate the neuromuscular response … Continue reading

BASICS OF EXERCISE
January 8, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute

The Basics of Exercise for Avoiding Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Basics of Exercise. The cardiovascular system can be “conditioned” within 3-4 weeks for most people. The musculoskeletal system can take 6-8 weeks or … Continue reading

KEEPING NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS
December 30, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute

Strategies for New Year’s Resolutions by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Tips for New Year’s Resolutions. Losing weight is usually the #1 New Year’s resolution. Less than 50% of all people make New Year’s resolutions. Reducing the size of … Continue reading

WOMEN’S HEALTH PELVIC FLOOR DYSFUNCTION
September 25, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Choosing Treatment for Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for PFD. PFD is successfully treated 75% of the time. Treatment for these symptoms is private, one-on-one and individualized for each patient. PFD can affect … Continue reading

Kinesio Tape
August 14, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Kinesio Tape and the Natural Healing Process by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Using Kinesio Tape. Most athletic tape is used to limit mobility and add stability. Kinesio tape can aid in motion or limit it. … Continue reading

Stable vs Unstable Exercise Surface Training
August 7, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Unstable Exercise Surface Training by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Exercise Surface Training. Almost any exercise that is performed on stable surfaces can be performed on an unstable surface. Core control and strength have to be … Continue reading