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SO YOU WANT TO GET STRONGER
April 28, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

So You Want To Get Stronger by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Hypertrophy is an increase in the size of a muscle cell. Hyperplasia is a splitting of a muscle cell to increase the … Continue reading

TREATING OSTEOPOROSIS IN MEN WITH EXERCISE
April 21, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Treating Osteoporosis in Men with Exercise by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Over 200 million people worldwide have suffered from osteoporosis. Bone mineral density (BMD) is used to determine if one has osteoporosis. 2 … Continue reading

PHYSICAL THERAPY TREATMENT FOR EDEMA OR EFFUSION
November 5, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Physical Therapy Treatment for Edema or Effusion by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Effusion in a joint with the presence of blood is a Hemarthrosis. NSAIDs or Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs can help to reduce … Continue reading

GANGLIOAN CYST
March 12, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

GANGLION CYST by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Ganglion Cyst Tid Bits. People ages 15-40 suffer from the most ganglion cysts and women are the most commonly effected. Ganglion cysts are not cancerous. Ganglion cysts usually pose no … Continue reading

RAYNAUD’S DISEASE/PHENOMENON
February 5, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Raynaud’s Disease or Phenomenon by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Raynaud’s. Raynaud’s occurs secondary to spasm of blood vessels but there is usually no known cause. No blood tests are available for a definitive diagnosis of … Continue reading

FALL PREVENTION
January 15, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Fall Prevention Guidelines by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Fall Prevention. 1 out of 3 people 65 years old and older will fall. Hip fractures from falling: 25% recover fully, 40% require a stay in a … Continue reading

TRIGGER FINGER
November 6, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Treating Trigger Finger by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Trigger Finger. Trigger finger effects woman more than men and usually between the ages of 40 – 60 years old. Using ice, gentle stretching and massage to … Continue reading

Cellulitis
July 31, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Proper Treatment of Cellulitis by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Cellulitis. Clean all cuts or breaks in the skin diligently regardless of their size. If the damaged skin has a red, swollen, hot and glossy appearance seek … Continue reading

Plyometrics
July 17, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Plyometrics Training by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Plyometrics. Begin all plyometric and regular exercise routines slowly to avoid an injury. Develop a good sound foundation of fitness prior to beginning the plyometric workouts. Expect muscle … Continue reading

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
July 10, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Treating De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis. De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis symptoms can include pain, catching and decreased grip strength. Treat this and all tenosynovitis pain with the principles of acute … Continue reading