Resistance Training for Older Adults

Physical Therapist-Led Fitness Programs With Resistance Training Can Increase Longevity And Improve Quality Of Life As we age, our bodies experience a series of changes that often make everyday activities more difficult. Decreased flexibility, a decline in posture, and pain within one or more joints are just a few of the many changes that frequently […]

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The Best Treatment for Ankle Sprains?

For A Sprained Ankle, Consider Seeing Us First-Here’s Why If you play sports, there’s a strong chance you will sprain your ankle at some point. Ankle sprains account for up to 45% of all sports injuries, and approximately 25,000 people sprain their ankle every day in the U.S. In addition, about 10% of visits to […]

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Dangers of Sport Specialization

With School Starting Up Again, It’s Crucial To Understand The Risks Of Single-Sport Specialization In Young Athletes After a long summer, schools are back in session, which means children of all ages are eager to hit the ground running both in and out of the classroom. For student-athletes, this means involvement in a sport—or sports—of […]

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Benefits of Multi-Sport Participation

Playing Multiple Sports Is More Advantageous To Young Athletes In The Long Run In our last blog, we discussed how single-sport specialization is a trend that’s becoming increasingly more common in youth sports, even if it may not be in the best interests of these young athletes. As we noted, children who specialize in one […]

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Physical Therapy or Surgery for Musculoskeletal Injuries

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Exercise Therapy Is A Safe Intervention With A Low Risk For Adverse Events Physical activity and exercise are regarded as integral components of physical therapy for most musculoskeletal disorders (eg, knee osteoarthritis, shoulder, neck, back pain, ankle sprains, etc.), as well as for losing weight and for treating various other conditions, such as depression, heart […]

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Patellar Dislocation Treatment in Visalia

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If you’ve experienced a patellar (kneecap) dislocation and are looking for patellar dislocation treatment in Visalia or Hanford, we can help. Another way people often find us is by searching for patellar dislocation expert in Visalia or a patellar dislocation specialist in Visalia.  Quick note, if you are looking for care in Hanford, we also […]

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Surgical vs Nonsurgical Interventions for Muscle & Joint Problems

Comprehensive Review Finds That Surgery Is No More Effective Than Nonsurgical Interventions For Musculoskeletal Disorders A musculoskeletal disorder is an injury or condition that involves the musculoskeletal system—which includes the bones, muscles, joints, ligaments, and tendons. These disorders are extremely common, as about 30% of Americans and 1.5 billion people throughout the world are currently […]

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Power Training for Older Adults

Improving Strength Through Power Training Could Improve Safety For Older Adults As we age, our bodies experience a series of changes that usually tend to make everyday activities more difficult to complete. Decreased flexibility, strength, and balance, a decline in posture and hearing, and less than ideal joints are a few of the many changes […]

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Physical Activity for Depression

Even Small Amounts Of Physical Activity Can Significantly Improve Mental Health Our modern world can be a stressful one. For many people, dealing with more than two years of fear, anxiety, and debate revolving around the coronavirus pandemic has had a harsh impact effect on the state of one’s mental health. As a result, rates […]

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Basketball Injury Prevention Program

Basketball Injuries Are Extremely Common, But A Warm-Up Program May Help Mitigate This Risk Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the country, and its popularity continues to grow as athletes are drawn to its fast pace and evolving nature. Unfortunately, one downside of this increased participation in basketball is that it also […]

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