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There Is No Simple Ankle Sprain

2023-10-02T11:39:56-04:00August 2nd, 2023|Categories: Pain Management Articles, Physical Therapy Articles, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever twisted or “rolled” your ankle? If so, then you likely experienced an ankle sprain. It is one of the most common soft tissue injuries in sports, with some studies reporting 23,000 ankle sprains per day in the United States.  80% of ankle sprains, for both athletes and “weekend warriors”, involve the lateral ankle ligaments. So what happens when you twist your ankle? The lateral ligaments (anterior talofibular, posterior talofibular and calcaneofibular ligaments) of the ankle joint are [...]

If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now – In The Treatment Of Scoliosis

2022-01-11T06:50:11-05:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Injury Prevention Articles, Scoliosis Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FOR STARTERS AND PERHAPS THE MOST IMPORTANT POINT YOUR MOTHER IS ALWAYS RIGHT. Listen to her when she tells you to wear your brace or whatever it is for that matter.   I will never forget the day I was told I had to wear a brace. It was a horrible hot heavy piece of plastic. It became a nightly routine to wake up in the middle of the night sweating and chuck the brace across the room. Yes, I was [...]

ACL Injury Prevention Programs

2023-12-21T14:17:12-05:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

2022-08-08T10:19:14-04:00May 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Running 101: “Know Pain, Know Gain”

2023-12-21T14:45:22-05:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Running Physical Therapy Articles, Gait Retraining Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Melissa Baudo Marchetti, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC   Calling all runners! The Peachtree Road Race is just two months away. So, if you are running in pain right now, help is just a phone call away. Studies show that up to 90% of runners will experience injury at some point during their running tenure and as low as 20% actually seek medical care--this does not have to be the case! Runners commonly experience low back, hip, knee and foot [...]

Fed Up Feet

2023-12-19T16:11:04-05:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Wellness Articles, Performance Enhancement Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You’ve been there before. After hitting the snooze button a few times, you finally decide that you are ready to take on the day. You stretch out, toss the covers off and hop out of bed. You go to take that first step and “BAM!” - you fall to the ground in pain. “Why in the world does my foot hurt so bad? Did I run a marathon in my sleep?” After hobbling around for a while, the pain decreases [...]

Get to Know MSO!

2023-12-19T16:13:06-05:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Wellness Articles, General Information|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Multi Sport Orthotics, we realize that today's rapidly growing health care needs require a diversified approach for maximum gain. Using our extensive background in the field of Sports Medicine, we strive to achieve the most efficient outcomes for each patient. Unlike the traditional orthotic world, we implement a treatment plan consisting of when the properly fit orthotics and appropriate footwear are necessary. We successfully work with many patient populations, including orthopedics, neurological, pediatric, and geriatric. Our focus on individualized patient [...]

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