Blog Category: Conditioning

COMMON EXERCISE MYTHS
November 23, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Common Exercise Myths by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Maximum heart rate can be calculated by subtracting your age from 220. Body Mass Index (BMI) is commonly used as a marker of proper body … Continue reading

CONTRALATERAL TRAINING IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
November 10, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Contralateral Training In Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Ipsilateral means same side and contralateral means opposite side. Some studies indicate that contralateral strength training can produce results that are upwards of … Continue reading

MARATHON RECOVERY AND PHYSICAL THERAPY
October 27, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Marathon Recovery and Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. DOMS stands for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness and is related to swelling of individual muscle cells. Runners who trained by running 30+ miles … Continue reading

FITNESS VS REHABILITATION
October 20, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Fitness Vs Rehabilitation by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. More than 600,000 people in the U.S. alone die from heart disease yearly. Cardiovascular improvement can be accomplished within 3-4 of a dedicated exercise routine. … Continue reading

SUCCESSFUL PAIN TREATMENT THROUGH PHYSICAL THERAPY
September 29, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Successful Pain Treatment through Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Pain is the single most common complaint and symptom that drives people to seek medical treatment. More than 500 billion US dollars … Continue reading

OBESITY AND ORTHOPAEDIC PROBLEMS
September 15, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Obesity and Orthopaedic Problems by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. A normal BMI level is 18.5 -24.9. Obese people suffer an orthopaedic injury 48% more frequently than a person with an normal BMI. Total … Continue reading

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVEL MUST INCREASE IN ADOLESCENTS
September 8, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Physical Activity Level Must Increase In Adolescents by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Adolescents spend approximately 40% of their waking hours at school but only move at a moderate to vigorous activity level approximately … Continue reading

HEALTHY LIVING AND LOW BACK PAIN
September 1, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Healthy Living And Low Back Pain by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Inactive people suffered low back pain most frequently. Low back pain is the most common cause for visits to a doctor. Low … Continue reading

LIFE LONG HEALTH PROBLEMS DUE TO ANKLE AND KNEE INJURIES
August 25, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Life Long Health Problems Due To Ankle And Knee Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Greater than 50% of knee injuries that require surgery will develop arthritic changes in the involved knee by … Continue reading

BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION AND PHYSICAL THERAPY
August 11, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Blood Flow Restriction And Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. BRT has been shown to develop strength gains when using as little as 30% of the patient’s 1RPM. Traditional training methods require … Continue reading