What Your Body Needs to Recover From Injury

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Image credit: Pixabay.com The road to recovery can often be long and arduous, and each person’s journey is different. Some bodies spring back faster, while others take time to heal. In our podcast on the Holistic and Functional Medicine model, we discussed a variety of reasons as to why patient journeys towards recovery can be so different. Factors like age, … Read More

A Complete Guide on How to Prevent Rotator Cuff Injuries

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Rotator cuff injuries are both common and debilitating. One study found that in a sample of 664 subjects over 20% of them had full-thickness rotator cuff tears. Certain activities such as manual labor and pitching baseballs can put individuals at more risk from rotator cuff injuries. But even a fall or lifting a box overhead can lead to rotator cuff injury. Let’s … Read More

How to Properly Treat Anterior Knee Pain

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Patients receive over 96,600 knee surgeries each year. It’s one of the most common methods of providing knee pain relief for a variety of conditions. Anterior knee pain is one type that responds to nonsurgical methods. It’s focused in the front of the knee, but the exact cause is difficult to narrow down. Diagnosing anterior knee pain as the cause of a … Read More

Patterns & Pain, Stability & Mobility, What do They Have in Common?

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Welcome to another article written by intern Marvin Perkins during his mentorship at ReVITALize Rehab Club. The topic at hand is to determine which factor is important during your physical therapy rehabilitation or sports medicine performance enhancement experiences. This complex but crucial topic was meaningful for Marvin since he was dealt with a common but under-managed sports injury. As a … Read More

We Got the Power! Four Power Tests Professional Sports Teams Are Using To Test Their Athletes.

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This article is designed to help you to learn the 4 power tests we use and other professional sports teams are using to assess for power. You can train hard but it may not be translating towards power. If you have to train one region of your body, which includes the upper body, spinal core, or lower body, would you … Read More

Why should eye-hand coordination matter to your spinal tension?

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Eye-hand coordination is more than the idea of see and catch. What matters to most people is to move and to perform at a comfortable level. If you look at the brain, almost a third of your mind is dedicated to using your eyes! That should give you an idea of how vital your vision systems are. As a duel … Read More

Pitching with a sway and how it can impact your rotational power.

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Swaying is one of the big 12 pitching technical characteristics that OnBASE University have identified. This article will dive into what swaying looks like and what can lead to swaying. All of the identified big 12 does not necessarily equate to poor performance. But when a pitcher has trouble with consistent delivery, understanding how your physical body make-up can give … Read More

What a Holistic Multi-Factorial Physical Therapy Approach Looks Like.

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Preface. This article is a summary of one of the podcasts that we host called “Awakening the Physio”, where Dr. Ngo elaborates on how he brings a holistic approach to a singular field of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. You can listen to the podcast as linked below. As part of Dr. James Taylor’s mentorship, he graciously took on this task … Read More