This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout October 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics!
1. Sports Specialization Vs. Sports Diversification in Youth Athletes
Written by The Center for Physical Rehabilitation with multiple locations throughout greater Grand Rapids.
Early specialization in one sport has become a trend in youth athletes across the country. This shift is one that has young athletes training year round to develop a specialized skill be able to play at the highest level of competition. Read more
2. Food is Your Fuel
Written by Rebound Physical Therapy, an outpatient physical therapy practice with locations throughout greater Bend, OR.
Truth: we are not nutritionists. That said, after a bit of trial and error and working with patients and various health professionals, we have picked up on these and common do’s and dont’s. Lindsey Hagen, PT, and healthy running nut discusses the importance of balance in your diet and making sure you do what is best for your body, as they say, “You do you…” Read more
3. Climbing Stairs – One Step at a Time
Written by The Jackson Clinics an outpatient physical therapy practice with locations across Kansas, Missouri, and Iowa
Although going up the stairs may feel challenging, some people experience more pain going down. This is because your muscles have to work hard to control your weight as you descend. If you have suffered from knee problems in the past or continue to have problems, it is probably time to look at increasing strength to make navigating stairs less difficult. Read more
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