Health Blog

Heat Illnesses in Athletes: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment

July 21st, 2013

Heat Illness in Athletes At SSOR, we see many athletes of all ages with various injuries and surgeries that require rehab.  As the school year approaches, many kids will start practicing for fall sports in the sweltering summer heat.  The problem is that many kids spend the whole summer in climate-controlled environments then start practicing

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

May 24th, 2013

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

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Proper Snow Shoveling Technique

February 26th, 2013

How to Shovel Snow It’s that time of year.  We got our first snow fall yesterday.  Let’s just say snow shoveling keeps the physical therapists at SSOR busy!  Numerous injuries can result from poor snow shoveling technique.  So, who better than to share with you how to shovel snow properly than a physical therapist? Gotta

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