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Tommy John Rehab

Introduction: Why Tommy John Surgery? With the year round playing of baseball, there has been a meteoric rise in ulnar collateral ligament reconstructions in the elbows of baseball players.  Sadly, there is no off-season anymore.  Kids throw all summer, play fall ball where they throw more, then when the snow hits, they go inside and […]

Achilles Tendinitis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Achilles Tendinitis Causes of Achilles Tendinitis There are numerous causes of Achilles tendinitis.  Like most injuries, there are intrinsic causes that center around your body structure and there are extrinsic causes that center around training methodologies or training environments.  Intrinsically, flat feet or high-arched feet can stress the Achilles.  Previous injury history, like fractures of […]

Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment after a Concussion: The Role of Physical Therapy

Concussion Treatment Arguably, the hottest topic in sports medicine right now is concussions.  Former NFL players are suing the league for long-term damage from concussions, former player deaths have been linked to depression from concussions, innovations in helmet design are continually occurring, and more  media attention has led to an influx of more studies and […]