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Common Overuse,  Lower Leg Injuries in the Runner

Plantar Fasciitis, Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, and Achilles Tendinopathy in runners are all often caused by training errors and poor mechanics throughout the kinetic chain and are common running injuries. Increased mileage without proper training, without proper shoes, over-striding, and over-pronation could be the end of your running season. Pronation and Supination Common [...]

By | July 13th, 2018|Fitness, Health, physical therapy|Comments Off on Common Overuse,  Lower Leg Injuries in the Runner

Team Success Story

Team Success Story "Stephanie was pivotal in preparing me for the aftermath of sustaining an ACL injury" "I became a patient of Stephanie Ferro, DPT, in August 2018 when I was being treated for shoulder pain. She was able to pinpoint what was causing the pain and provided a successful treatment plan.  A few months later, I [...]

By | July 2nd, 2018|Fitness, Health, physical therapy|Comments Off on Team Success Story

Golfer’s Elbow? Tennis Elbow? What’s the difference? And why do I have this injury if I am not an athlete?  

Medial and/or Lateral epicondylitis Both injuries involve the muscles and tendons of your forearm, and can cause significant pain and frustration with difficulty completing daily routine, sport and leisure.  Epicondylitis is the irritation of tendons that attach to the epicondyle - part of the bone on the inside (medial) or outside (lateral) part of the [...]

By | May 23rd, 2018|Fitness, physical therapy|Comments Off on Golfer’s Elbow? Tennis Elbow? What’s the difference? And why do I have this injury if I am not an athlete?