American College of Sports Medicine and Medical Screening

2017-06-23T11:21:04-04:00January 5th, 2015|Jeff Ryg, Sports Medicine|

In our previous newsletter Can I really prevent an injury? we described the utilization of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) to identify healthy individuals at risk for future injury in sports.  This series of 7 tests assists Physical Therapists in their identification and treatment of known musculoskeletal risk factors prior to participation.  In addition, to the musculoskeletal screenings, the off season also allows us to screen the cardiovascular system in order to prevent illness, disease or injury. The Centers for [...]

Injury Prevention and Physical Therapists

2018-12-03T20:38:44-05:00February 13th, 2014|Physical Therapy, Physical Therapists, Injury Prevention, Jeff Ryg|

As warmer weather returns to Georgia many of us will increase our physical activity each week in an effort to improve our health, well-being, and physical performance.  A common question asked in our clinic by our patients and clients recovering from an injury is “could this have been prevented?” Injury prevention is an important role for our clinic as the preferred provider for musculoskeletal pain and conditions.  Prior research in the medical literature has documented the positive impact Physical Therapists [...]