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Blog Category: Sports injuries

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

MONITORING WORKLOADS TO AVOID INJURIES IN PRACTICE
September 14, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Monitoring Workloads To Avoid Injuries In Practice by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Sensors are routinely used to assess impact forces within head gear hoping to reduce the incidence of concussions. Sensors can assess … Continue reading

STAYING HEALTHY AND PARTICIPATING IN YOUTH SPORTS
August 31, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Staying Healthy And Participating In Youth Sports by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Many surveys indicate that greater than 50% or all children ages 6-17 participate in at least one team sport. Girls usually … Continue reading

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