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Here’s the wind-up and the pitch, ouch! Chronic overuse injuries are occurring more frequently in youth sports. Conditioning and training errors, year round t...

  Summer is here and with it brings an increase of recreational and house-hold activities. Is your body ready for action af-ter a winter of rest? In the pa...

Patellofemoral (PF) pain is a common problem affecting 25-34% of the population.  It is a very difficult condition for clinicians and affects both athletes and...

Shoulder pain is the 3rd most common musculo-skeletal disorder. This percentage and severity increases as one moves on in life. Some studies have estimated that...

Repetitive stress injury (RSI) is an overuse disorder, involving cumulative exposure to constrained and awkward posture, forceful and rapid repetitive movements...

Developed by Joseph Pilates nearly a century ago, Pilates exercise has evolved into one of the premier forms of integrated physical conditioning, combining spec...

Pilates has become a popular exercise method.  According to an article in the March 15, 2005 Wall Street Journal, the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Association ...

Pilates has become a popular exercise method.  According to an article in the March 15, 2005 Wall Street Journal, the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Association ...

Recent research of strength training across age groups has found that individuals of all ages achieve gains in functional capacity, strength, and general health...

One of the more frequent questions asked in the physical therapy clinic after a knee surgery is, “Will I be able to run again?”   The more important quest...

Neck injuries are common, disabling, and costly.  Approximately 54% of individuals have experienced neck pain within the last 6 months.  Studies have shown th...

One of the goals of Physical Therapy Treatment is to restore dynamic control of joint motion.  Dynamic joint control is the ability to maintain optimal positio...

Our feet are like so many other essential items; you never notice them until something goes wrong. Annually, 50% of American men and women have significant foot...

The health of our bones is a hot topic. How can we keep our bones strong and what makes them weak? Genetics determines about 80% of our bone structure, the rema...

Stabilization exercises have become common to the prescription for treating low back pain. Strengthening the muscles of the mid-section and lower extremities is...

Ankle sprains account for approximately 35% of all sports injuries and cost 2 billion dollars annually to treat.  80% of those injured will have a recurrent sp...

You’re just about to start your workout when you start to wonder if you should give your muscles a quick stretch before you begin.  You’ve heard about the ...

The World Health Organization and the United Nations have dedicated this decade to improving the musculo-skeletal health in the world. The World Bank of Global ...