High Intensity Resistance Exercise Is For Everyone… Using BFR!

2022-02-16T08:27:51-05:00February 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Q: What is a “High-Intensity Resistance Exercise”? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) defines high-intensity resistance training to be loads of at least 70% of your 1-rep max (1RM). This level of resistance is thought to be required in order to produce muscle growth (hypertrophy) and strength gains.  Q: Is high-intensity resistance training appropriate for me? High-intensity resistance training may not be appropriate for you if you have: Cardiovascular disease Joint disease/injury Post-operative limitations Weight-bearing restrictions Q: How can [...]

The Warm-Up Revolution

2021-09-21T04:49:06-04:00September 21st, 2021|Uncategorized, Physical Therapy, Injury Prevention|

How many of you remember spending half an hour standing in a circle with your teammates before practicing counting “1…2…3…” as you gradually stretched individual muscle groups? My guess is, probably most of you. As we continue to move into an age of analytics within sports, the efficacy of warm-ups in their ability to decrease injury risk and prepare athletes for sport is gaining more attention. In The Past Traditionally, warm-up programs have consisted of short bouts of aerobic activity [...]

Injury Prevention for Tennis Players

2020-04-07T12:03:55-04:00March 21st, 2018|Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapists, Information|

Injury Prevention for Tennis Players By Melissa Baudo Marchetti, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC It’s that time of year again…welcome back Spring ALTA tennis players! The weather is getting nicer out…perfect for tennis! We want you to be prepared this tennis season and minimize those pesky injuries, aches, and pains. Injuries to the lower leg, elbow, back and hips are common in tennis due to the high demand of the sport and the repetitive, quick movements required. You can reduce your [...]

Sports Specialization

2018-03-16T09:26:11-04:00March 14th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Information, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Youth Sports, Wellness|

Is sports specialization helping kids get better at sports and keeping them healthy? Sports participation in younger athletes has evolved over the years from child-driven activities for fun to intense training, performance-enhancement, and specialized training.  This changing environment has left parents, young athletes, and coaches wondering and needing guidance on what is the most appropriate path of athlete development. Until recently, there has been very little published evidence to support any particular path or to outline any specific risks of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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