Knee Pain No More

2021-09-16T08:07:10-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized, Physical Therapy, Pain Management|

Is knee pain ruining your swagger?  Have you been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, chondromalacia, or a meniscus tear?  Are you concerned that you’ll need surgery or that you won’t be able to enjoy your favorite activities?  Well, you can jump to the conclusion that there is hope to overcome the difficulty with the right therapeutic approach and knowledge. What about the “damage” that has been seen on x-ray or MRI? Normative studies show about 65% of asymptomatic people above the age [...]

Tennis Leg Care and Treatment

2020-04-07T12:04:55-04:00August 29th, 2017|Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Massage Therapy, Performance Enhancement|

Get A Leg Up A Physical Therapist can treat tennis leg and implement prevention strategies necessary to get you back on the court safely and quickly. Injuries to the lower leg are common in tennis due to the high demand of the sport and the repetitive, quick movements required. Tennis leg is an incomplete tear or rupture of the calf muscle in the lower leg. The calf muscles include the superficial gastrocnemius, the larger of the lower leg muscles, and [...]

Can I prevent a sports injury?

2020-04-07T12:37:02-04:00December 4th, 2014|Strength Training, Running Physical Therapy, Functional Movement Screen, Pain Management, Physical Therapy, Prevention, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Gait Retraining, Performance Enhancement|

Are you wondering when it will happen to you? Not what , but when will you feel pain or develop a sports injury? Does the question can I prevent a sports injury hang over your head? We've got some good news for you. You can determine your injury risk which means you can prevent a sports injury. The Functional Movement Screen There are screening tools that allow athletes to assess their injury risk. The Functional Movement Screen TM (FMS) is a [...]

Injury Prevention and Physical Therapists

2020-04-07T12:26:29-04:00February 13th, 2014|Physical Therapy, Physical Therapists, Injury Prevention|

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 [...]

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