Why You Shouldn’t Overtrain

Why You Shouldn’t Overdo It… We have all heard the phrase ‘No pain, no gain’. When it comes to the human body, discomfort is acceptable, but pain is not. In fact, there is a threshold of pain tolerance that is unique to each individual. It’s important to understand and respect this limit. When the body…

Posted by Rebecca Thompson in PT eDigest

What To Do When Your Shoulder Pops

The shoulder joint is subject to a great deal of motion, more so than other large joints in the body. This makes the shoulder susceptible to dislocation. Anyone who has experienced a dislocated shoulder knows how painful it can be. In fact, a dislocation can lead to a condition called multidirectional instability of the shoulder…

Posted by Rebecca Thompson in PT eDigest

The Role Of Physical Therapy in Knee Injuries

When there is a direct impact to the knee (commonly seen in sports injuries), the knee joint can twist or stretch beyond its normal capacity causing ligament tears (sprains), muscle injury (strains) or cartilage injuries. Inflammation of protective cushioning in the knee joint (meniscus) or fluid filled sacs inside the knee joint (bursitis) can also…

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Shoulder Replacement? No sports?

 Shoulder Replacement Does Not Mean Goodbye to Sports Shoulder replacement surgery has dramatically increased over the past few decades, today nearly 53,000 shoulder replacement surgeries are performed annually in the United States. 1. The substantial rise can be attributed to the procedure’s success rate with most patients (as high as 92%) describing their shoulder as “better,” with…

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FREE Healthy Back Class!

Do you or someone you know suffer from back pain? Get help today and please join our STARS Back Class for FREE and get educated on back problems. Nov 28, 2017 (Tuesday) – 11 am – 1 pm Dec 19, 2017 (Tuesday) – 11 am – 1 pm Jan 23, 2018 (Tuesday) – 11 am…

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Onward Shay – Kids Race!

ONWARD SHAY – KIDS RACE – SIGN UP TODAY! Sign your kids (2-12) up for Onward Shay’s 1 mile Run. RODS Jr is one of the charities tied to the race. RODS is offering a $500 prize for an IncludeAbility party for the school that brings the most kids of ALL abilities!    Sign your…

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