Injury Treatment Article Archives

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How to Restore Volitional Muscle Control

To properly function after an injury or surgery, returning strength back to the involved muscle groups is always essential. In fact, strength is often used as one of our main objective findings we look at when evaluating an injury, or … Read more >

Neurocognitive Training for ACL Rehabilitation and Return to Play Testing

I have a great guest post on neurocognitive training after ACL surgery by Lenny Macrina. This is an emerging field of research that is starting to show some promise in helping us with our ACL rehabilitation programs, as well Read more >

How to Get Back to Golf After an Injury

Returning to golf after an injury can sometimes be tricky. One of the more common mistakes we see golfers make when trying to gelt back to golf after an injury is simply jumping right back in, resulting in doing too … Read more >

Ankle Mobility Exercises to Improve Dorsiflexion

Limitations in ankle dorsiflexion can cause quite a few functional and athletic limitations, leading to the desire to perform ankle mobility exercises.    

These types of ankle mobility drills have become popular over the last several years and are often important … Read more >

6 Keys to Shoulder Instability Rehabilitation

Shoulder instability is a common injury encountered in physical therapy. But there are many different types of shoulder instability.

Would you treat a high school baseball player that feels like their shoulder is loose when throwing the same as a 35 year … Read more >

Performance Physical Therapy: Why Our Profession Needs to Progress

Physical therapy can span a wide spectrum, ranging from injury rehabilitation, to injury prevention, and even performance enhancement. To truly help people get the most out of their bodies, we need to focus on all three of those.

But many … Read more >

Shoulder Impingement – 3 Keys to Assessment and Treatment

Shoulder impingement is a really broad term that is used too often. It has become such a commonly used junk term, such as “patellofemoral pain,” especially with physicians.

Other common variations include subacromial impingement or rotator cuff impingement, but it … Read more >

Physical Therapy or Surgery for a Meniscus Tear?

Today’s article is a guest post from Lenny Macrina, my co-owner of Champion and co-author of my online knee course.  Meniscal tears are common, and some interesting new studies are coming out showing that surgery may not be Read more >