Rebound Sports & Physical Therapy Blog

Win The Injury Prevention Race

Win The Injury Prevention Race

We can’t all win every running race but you know what race we can all win? We can all win the injury prevention race. A typical next question would be “HOW DO WE WIN THE INJURY PREVENTION RACE?” Well the truth is that there is no magic trick to prevent injuries....

Headaches

Headaches

One of the most common types of headache is a tension headache.  This type often responds favorably to physical therapy because there is usually a mechanical, not chemical, source of the pain.  Contributors may be poor posture, poor work/home ergonomics, neck or jaw issues.  Anxiety, depression, stress are also sources of tension.

RUNNERS:  FIND YOUR BALANCE

RUNNERS:  FIND YOUR BALANCE

Summertime during a pandemic--what will you do for fun outside of your home?  Runners and hikers will likely take advantage of the longer daylight and drier trails.  This sounds wonderful, but lower body injuries lurk within these highly repetitive, weight bearing...

Breaking Mama’s Back!

Breaking Mama’s Back!

It’s important, now more than ever, to make sure to take care of you… For all women, a part of this “taking care of you” needs to be taking care of your body.  That, of course, includes exercise in whatever shape and form works for you now. But it also means minimizing stresses to your body so you can keep doing what you love to do

Rebounding A Concussion

Rebounding A Concussion

“In August of 2019, HB19-1208 was enacted that added licensed physical therapists with training in pediatric neurology or concussion evaluation and management to the definition of “health care provider” for the purpose of clearing athletes to return to sport following concussion.”

Find Your Balance 

“Sensory input from sight, touch and motion/equilibrium integrate with the motor output of the body’s muscles. This is what helps us sustain our balance during activities such as when walking in a dark environment, stepping on uneven ground, or while walking when looking up at a bird in the sky.”

Healthy Spring Running

Healthy Spring Running

“Your musculoskeletal structures cannot tolerate too much volume increase from week to week. Structures like tendons and cartilage take the longest to adapt to volume increases…”

The Best Posture Is Your Next One! MOVE!

The Best Posture Is Your Next One! MOVE!

“…sitting at a desk, we use certain muscles repetitively while requiring other muscles to remain still for hours. Without proper stretching and movement, this can lead to various aches and pains…”

Ergonomics In The Home Office

Ergonomics In The Home Office

With COVID-19 all around us, more and more folks are finding themselves working from home.  This can be a wonderful opportunity to get work done for the boss, as well as periodic raids on the leftover lasagna in the refrigerator.  All too often though, our home office...

Training the Social Distance Runner

Training the Social Distance Runner

“…training will have its commonalities.  First and foremost, stay connected.  I love the term “physical distancing” rather than “social distancing”.  Humanity is dependent upon relationships…”