Male Pelvic Health

2020-06-29T13:35:49-04:00June 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Do men have issues “down there” too? We often hear of pelvic floor (PF) problems in women, but men too can have issues and complications in this area, we just don’t hear about it as much. Men are less likely to seek medical help or to access available services and less likely to have a strong social support system. Therefore, they often have feelings of shame, embarrassment and even failure. Let's explore male pelvic health. What Is The Pelvic Floor? [...]

AMPS: Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome

2020-06-29T13:19:28-04:00June 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Have you ever seen a healthy adolescent or young teen that has considerable, obscure and inexplicable pains in various parts of their body?  Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome (AMPS) is becoming more and more prevalent. This sort of symptom presentation can be confusing and potentially frightening for both the child and the parent.  The good news is that these symptoms are often indications of various imbalances that can be corrected with specialized physical therapy and behavioral therapy.  The bad news is [...]

ACL Injury Prevention

2020-06-07T16:06:05-04:00June 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

One on One Physical Therapy is excited to launch a comprehensive ACL Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement Program. We know you have many choices for preseason training, which is why we wanted to outline a few of the great reasons to join us this summer. What Makes Our Program Different? As discussed in part 3 of this blog series, ACL Injury Prevention Programs, our program incorporates all essential elements of a successful ACL prevention program which are: Flexibility Running Balance Strength [...]

ACL Injury Prevention Programs

2020-05-30T15:24:49-04:00May 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Since 2018, a number of professional associations dedicated to promoting safety within sport have produced position statements regarding ACL injury. The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy, two world-renowned organizations, have both released statements detailing the best practice for preventing ACL injury. The purpose of these statements is to provide a summary of recommendations based on the most recent research and to establish guidelines for injury prevention program development and implementation. What is [...]

Risk Factors for ACL Injury

2020-05-17T22:01:14-04:00May 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

HOW TO KNOW IF YOU ARE AT INCREASED RISK FOR AN ACL INJURY As we previously described in the blog ACL Injury in Sport, ACL injuries are an EPIDEMIC!  Step one of tackling any epidemic is to look at the risk factors. In regards to ACL injury, there are non-modifiable risk factors (things we cannot change) and modifiable risk factors (things we can change). Did you know that an athletes risk of initial ACL injury is 1 in 60 to 1 [...]

ACL Injury In Sport

2020-05-06T11:26:23-04:00May 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

ACL injury occurs in about 200,000 people in the United States. Athletes between the ages of 6 and 18 years old are highly vulnerable to ACL injury. Just over half of the knee injuries in this age group are ACL tears. An athlete’s risk level varies depending on sport. A research study of high school athletes showed the highest risk sports for ACL injury was girl’s soccer, followed by football, girl’s basketball, and boy’s soccer. This high incidence of ACL [...]