Patella Instability – Surgery?

Patella Instability: When Should Surgery Be Considered?by Seth Sherman, MD Patella dislocation is the second most common cause of traumatic knee injury behind an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. The patella or “kneecap” may dislocate (i.e., pop out of place) during sports participation. This may be the result of a contact/collision or a non-contact injury…

Posted by Rebecca Thompson in PT eDigest

Return to Play after ACL surgery

Return to Play After ACL Reconstructionby Arun Ramappa, MD Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most common knee injuries sustained by athletes.1 Hearing news of this injury is often overwhelming for athletes as they know they will have to put their recreational or competitive careers on hold to allow for…

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Stay Cool in the Heat this Summer

Everyone has his or her own definition of what’s cool. For some, it’s a driving a vintage sports car while for others it’s wearing a trendy outfit or having the latest high-tech gadget. In the summer heat or during heavy exercise, your body doesn’t need a Porsche or a Prada bag to stay cool —…

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FREE 5k, 10k, Half and Full Marathon Training Program

Flying Monkey Training 5k, 10k, 1/2 and Full Marathon Training Program COST: Free! WHO: Runners/Walkers of all types WHEN: Tuesday’s @5:45 – 7:00pm 5:45-6:00pm – Warm-up 6:00-7:00pm – Walking/Running WHERE: Payette Brewing Company 733 S. Pioneer St. Boise CONTACT: Kevin Everett Email: 

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Prehab for Neck Pain from Working on the Computer

Technology has provided new medical treatments, ways to communicate, and entertainment options, but it’s also taking a toll on the bodies of those who use it. Squinting at small screens, selfie-induced tennis elbow, and sitting hunched over computer keyboards, tablets, and video game systems are just some of the ways in which people are causing…

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Prehab for Tennis Elbow

Back In The Swing: Physical Therapy and Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow is one of the most common injuries that people sustain, but it doesn’t just happen to tennis players. Less than 5 percent of all tennis elbow injuries occur in people who don’t play tennis at all. The term tennis elbow is often used to…

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