Warming up

The Warm-Up Revolution

2023-12-21T14:46:29-05:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized, Physical Therapy Articles, Injury Prevention Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

2023-12-19T16:16:58-05:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Sports Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles, General Information, Physical Therapists News, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

10 Minute Pilates Warm Up

2018-11-19T19:12:55-05:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Prevention Articles, Pilates Articles, General Information, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Looking for a Great 10 Minute Pilates Warm-up? Do you find yourself waking up early, a little stiff from your night’s sleep, but wanting to get that early morning run or walk in before work?  Or maybe you prefer after work, but find yourself feeling tight after driving in rush-hour traffic. Before you hit the road, you think about warming up all of the important muscle groups used in running and walking, but want something quick, yet effective!  Here are [...]

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