Category: Sports Injuries

Running Injuries

Do You Have One of These Running Injuries? If So, We Can Help

November 15th, 2020

Find Relief for Your Running Injury with the Help of Physical Therapy! Running is a great way to improve your health and stay in shape. Unfortunately, there are several types of sports injuries associated with running. The following are some common running injuries and the best ways to treat them. 1. Plantar Fasciitis Of all

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Love is playing every game like it’s your last: Bruk Desta’s journey to recovery and his unconditional love for the game

March 15th, 2020

“It was pretty shocking,” Bruk Desta describes his first ACL and meniscus tear during a December 2017 high school basketball game. “I’d been through small injuries like rolling my ankle or pulling a muscle, but as soon as I tore it, I felt a pop in my knee,” Desta said. “I went down and I

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Sports-related Overuse Injuries In Your Child

October 10th, 2017

As sports participation increases so too does the incidence of overuse injuries.  The immature skeleton is particularly at risk for injury due to the presence of growth cartilage (epiphyseal plate, joint surface and apophysis).  For example, apophyseal injuries occurs when growth cartilage is unable to meet the activity demands under conditions of inadequate rest and

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