Spinal Cord Injury: How PTs Can Help

2020-04-07T12:17:58-04:00May 1st, 2019|Pain Management, Neuro Rehab, Physical Therapy|

The Many Faces of Spinal Cord Injury Spinal cord injury, or SCI, is defined as damage to the spinal cord causing temporary or permanent changes in its function.  The spinal cord is a wonderfully complex structure, which controls so many things in our bodies, and an injury can vary widely based on where the injury occurred. Cervical spinal cord injuries typically affect a larger proportion of the body, which can include arm function, thoracic typically the trunk muscles and lumbar [...]

Neurological Rehabilitation

2019-03-14T19:45:48-04:00March 11th, 2019|Physical Therapy, Neuro Rehab|

Have you ever heard the story of the kid who needs glasses to see clearly for the very first time? There’s a lightbulb moment, reminiscent of those old cartoons, when a new curiosity and excitement about life is born! The same example can be true for those of us recovering from an injury or disease. We become so used to our current state that it becomes normal to us and we forget what it felt like to ever “see clearly”. [...]

Recovery Meets Physical Therapy – Managing Tennis Injuries with a Physical Therapist

2020-04-07T12:04:36-04:00September 6th, 2017|Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine|

Recovery Meets Physical Therapy – Managing Tennis Injuries with a Physical Therapist Tennis, like many other sports, has an inherent risk for injury. Tennis injuries such as tennis elbow, rotator cuff tendinitis, and muscle strains are common among our youth and recreational athletes and are caused by overuse, overtraining, muscle imbalance, weakness and poor stroke performance.  Overuse injuries happen because athletes are putting in way too many hours on the court, are not preparing or recovering efficiently, or they have weaknesses [...]

The Role of Physical Therapy in the Injury Management of Cyclists

2018-12-03T21:13:24-05:00July 21st, 2015|Sports Medicine, Cyclists, Physical Therapy, Injury Prevention|

With the Silver Comet Trail in our backyard, the Atlanta Beltline making plans to connect, and bike friendly areas north of the city, there has been an influx of recreational and avid cyclists in the Atlanta Metro Area.  Organizations like the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and the PATH Foundation have made strides to increase mileage of bike lanes in the city as well as off-road trail availability. As the number of bicyclists has grown, so has the incidence of injuries due [...]

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 [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome and Gait Retraining

2017-06-23T11:21:04-04:00October 13th, 2014|Gait Retraining, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome|

By: Kate Mihevc Edwards PT, DPT, OCS with Back 2 Motion Physical Therapy Who taught you how to run? Was it your mom, your high school running coach, your training partner, youtube, or did you just lace up your shoes one day and go out the door? If you are like most of my patients no one ever taught you how to run and that was all fine and good until you got injured. The enjoyment of running is often [...]

One on One Welcomes Melissa Baudo

2020-04-07T12:08:07-04:00June 14th, 2013|Physical Therapists, Practice News|

On July 1, 2013, Melissa Baudo will become an official member of One on One Physical Therapy. We are very excited to have her on board and look forward to a bright future of patient success. Melissa Baudo PT, DPT, MTC "I am excited to take on this new role, as I will be able to explore my Sports Medicine specialty in greater depth. All of my current and future clients at One on One Physical Therapy will now receive one [...]

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