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Blog Category: Sports injuries

NEURAL COMPONENT OF ORTHOPAEDIC INJURIES
June 8, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Neural Component of Orthopaedic Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Muscles do nothing on their own, they are “run” by the nervous system. The nervous system can transmit signals at speeds of 100 … Continue reading

WORKING IN THE GARDEN AND PREVENTING INJURY
May 25, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Working In The Garden And Preventing Injury by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. More than 30% of all households in the U.S. have some kind of garden. Gardening costs can vary and be as … Continue reading

PATELLA TENDINOPATHY FROM JUMPING TOO MUCH
March 30, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Patella Tendinopathy From Jumping Too Much by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Tendinopathy is defined as disease of a tendon. Tendons connect muscles to bones and ligaments connect two bones. Tendons have very little … Continue reading

SAFELY SURVIVING A FALL
January 12, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Safely Surviving a Fall by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. An elderly person falls every 11 seconds. The estimated medical costs associated with falls is > 34 billion. 800,000 hospital visits per year are … Continue reading

AVOIDING AND TREATING ACUTE WORKOUT INJURIES
January 6, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Avoiding and Treating Acute Workout Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Ice should be used immediately if you feel pain in a body part following activity. Activity modification rarely means stopping the workout … 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

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

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

POKÉMON GO INJURIES AND PHYSICAL THERAPY
July 21, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Pokémon Go Injuries and Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Ash never ages throughout the series. The Pokémon Company International will pay a portion of your tuition if you win a real … Continue reading

CANNABIS OIL MASSAGE IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
July 14, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Cannabis Oil Massage in Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Cannabis plants have extracts, THC and CBD, that have been shown to have medicinal properties. THC is the chemical in marijuana that … Continue reading