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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

CAN WATCHING TV HURT YOU?
November 22, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Can Watching TV Hurt You? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. People who are inactive and watch 5 or more hours of TV per day are 65% more likely to develop a movement disorder. … Continue reading

SOFT BRACES, HOW DO THEY WORK?
October 19, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Soft Braces, How Do They Work? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Common uses for soft braces are OA of the knee, patella femoral syndrome and ankle instability. While wearing the soft brace, studies … Continue reading

WHAT IS A BONE BRUISE?
August 17, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

What is a Bone Bruise? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Bone bruises usually take longer to heal than soft tissue injuries. Bruising in the bone occurs when there is damage to the bone … Continue reading

WHAT IS KETOSIS?
August 3, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

What is Ketosis? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Approximately 75% of all calories are from fats in a Keto diet. Studies have recorded a 10-12 lb weight loss in 4 weeks utilizing a … Continue reading

IMPORTANCE OF VITAMIN D IN YOUR DIET
July 20, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Importance of Vitamin D in Your Diet by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Reports indicate that more than 1 billion people worldwide are vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D has been referred to as the … Continue reading

PHYSICAL THERAPY INSTEAD OF OPIOID DRUGS
July 13, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Physical Therapy instead of Opioid Drugs by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. It is estimated that over 100 million people suffer from chronic pain. The American Physical Therapy Association has begun a social media … Continue reading

HOW DOES A BROKEN BONE HEAL?
July 6, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

How does a broken bone heal? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Human bones will heal in approximately 6-8 weeks. The thigh bone, Femur, is the strongest bone in the body and can withstand … Continue reading

OBESITY AND JOINT PAIN
June 22, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Obesity and Joint Pain by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. 1 in 5 people are diagnosed with OA but 1 in 3 obese people develop OA. More than 27 million people are diagnosed with … Continue reading

THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO PATIENT CARE
April 27, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Patient Care by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Spinal fusion surgery can cost the healthcare system in excess of $100,000. Greater than 80% of the population has low back pain … Continue reading