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Blog Category: Foot & Ankle

TENDON INJURIES DUE TO COMPRESSION
December 7, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Tendon Injuries Due To Compression by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Tendinopathy refers to disease of a tendon. Tendons connect muscles to bones. Over-use, excessive force, repetitive movements and compression are some of the … Continue reading

COMMON AND UNCOMMON ANKLE SPRAINS
November 16, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Common and Uncommon Ankle Sprains by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. The ankle is the most commonly sprained joint in the human body. Inversion ankle sprains occur significantly more frequently 8x/10,000 athletes vs 1/10,000 … Continue reading

DO RUNNING SHOES PREVENT INJURIES?
October 26, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Do Running Shoes Prevent Injuries? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. The average cost of a running shoe is approximately $115-120. A running shoe is good for approximately 250-300 miles. Striking the ground with … Continue reading

WHAT IS CORRECT RUNNING FORM?
October 12, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

What Is Correct Running Form? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Forefoot striking appears to reduce the frequency of lower extremity injuries due to increased muscle action upon landing. Running outside vs a treadmill … Continue reading

SHOES VS BAREFOOT FOR YOUR CHILD?
September 7, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Shoes vs Barefoot For Your Child? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Wearing shoes leads to more hip muscle recruitment during gait. Barefoot walking helps a child develop the muscles of their feet that … Continue reading

CAN YOU CHANGE YOUR RUNNING STYLE?
June 15, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Can you change your running style? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. When running the foot can hit the ground with 3 to 7x the body weight. A faster rate of impact loading can … Continue reading

PROPER ACTIVITY LEVEL WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS
March 9, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Proper Activity Level with Osteoarthritis by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. The most common cause of OA is genetics. The second most common cause of OA is trauma to the joint and not impact … Continue reading

ACL PREVENTION PROGRAMS AT HOME… DO THEY WORK?
December 22, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

ACL prevention programs at home… do they work? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. 1 in 20 collegiate level female athletes sustain an ACL injury. 1 in 50 high school level female athletes sustain … Continue reading

FLAT FEET AND TREATMENT IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
November 17, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Flat Feet and Treatment in Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Most custom orthotics need to be made out of a firm plastic or graphite to provide the needed support to an … Continue reading

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECOVER FROM A SEVERE INJURY?
October 13, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

How Long Does It Take To Recover From A Severe Injury? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Soft tissue healing consists of 3 phases: regeneration, repair, and remodeling. Most fractured bones heal within 8 … Continue reading