Tag: Injury Prevention
Anterior knee pain or patella femoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the more common injuries that occur in the physically active population. A commonly accepted hypothesis is poor patella tracking secondary to ITB tightness and medial quadriceps weakness. More recently, researchers have recognized the influence of weakness of the hip abductors and lateral rotators on the control of knee motion.
Low back pain is one of the most common conditions I see in our office on a daily basis. This is not shocking considering it plagues over 80% of the population at some point in their lives. A significant contributing factor is the large number of people who work in a prolonged flexed position while [...]
Posted: November 8th, 2010 under Chiropractic, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy.
Tags: Active Release Technique, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, AITC, back pain, Bedford, biomechanics, Chiropractic, chronic pain, exercises, graston technique, Injury Prevention, pain relief, Physical Therapy, stretches
The shoulder is one of the most complicated joints in the human body and this unfortunately makes it very prone to injury during resistance training. Some basic background of anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of the region can go a long way in preventing injuries.
Over the last few months I have seen an increasing number of hamstring injuries which has inspired to me write this blog. Hamstring pulls or strains are one of the most common sports-related injuries. The hamstring, a group of 4 muscles in the back of the thigh, can be felt stretched as you bend forward [...]
Posted: July 17th, 2010 under General, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy, Running Injuries.
Tags: Active Release Technique, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, biomechanics, hamstring Injuries, Injury Prevention
Chronic pain and chronic injuries can make an individual feel like they are always going to be limited in the types of activities they can comfortably participate in on a regular basis. I can’t say how many times I have heard someone say, “I used to play tennis 3-4 times per week, but now I [...]
Posted: July 6th, 2010 under Chiropractic, General, Injury Prevention.
Tags: adhesive capsulitis, chronic pain, frozen shoulder, golf, graston technique, GT, Injury Prevention, pain relief, shoulder, tennis
The purpose of this blog is to provide a basic backround of information as related to hydration needs and fluid balance.
Posted: May 19th, 2010 under Injury Prevention, Running Injuries, Sports Nutrition.
Tags: Advanced Injury Treatment Center, hydration, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy, pre-event preparation, rehydration, Sports Nutrition
One of the most common questions I hear on a weekly basis is, “Should I use heat or ice when it hurts?” This is a very common dilemma that most people face when they are in pain. The use of heat and ice can provide great benefit but only when used in the right situations. [...]
Posted: May 17th, 2010 under General, Injury Prevention, Running Injuries.
Tags: acute pain, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, AITC, chronic pain, heat, ice, inflammation, Injury Prevention, pain relief, swelling
Tennis elbow is one of the most common injuries that both recreational and professional tennis players may experience in their career. For your best results, make sure you are looking at the three elements that are a part of tennis elbow – the physical component, the equipment component, and the biochemical component.
Posted: May 2nd, 2010 under Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy, Sports Nutrition.
Tags: acute pain, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, chronic pain, Injury Prevention, lateral epicondylitis, mechanics, pain relief, repetitve stress injuries, stretches, tennis elbow, training
On behalf of the entire staff at Advanced Injury Treatment Center, we would like to welcome you to our blog page. In the coming weeks, we will be providing articles on topics such as injury prevention, nutrition for optimal recovery, training tips, ergonomic recommendations and much, much more! In addition, we will be providing you [...]