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Physical Therapy and Sports Performance
gait velocity if the sixth vital sign
Gait Velocity: the 6th Vital Sign! 1024 683 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

Gait Velocity: the 6th Vital Sign!

Gait Velocity is a Powerful Predictor of Health and Longevity Vital signs are measurements of…

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sports not re-opening with schools
Keep Student Athlete Bright While Monday Night Lights are Off 1000 667 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

Keep Student Athlete Bright While Monday Night Lights are Off

School will start back August 26 (albeit much of it online), but football, volleyball and…

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stretching and sports performance
Stretching the Truth on Posture, Performance and Prevention 1000 667 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

Stretching the Truth on Posture, Performance and Prevention

Is stretching alone a powerful enough technique? Stretching is a pleasant exercise for many individuals…

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pain adaptation in physical therapy
I’m Hurt. I’m in Pain. And You Want Me to Exercise? 1000 812 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

I’m Hurt. I’m in Pain. And You Want Me to Exercise?

Pain Adaptation: resuming movement for a quick recovery No, we are not crazy.  There is…

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How to support your child in physical therapy
SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD in Physical Therapy 1000 667 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD in Physical Therapy

How to make the experience more fruitful for your child and you. Physical therapy is…

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Gait Analysis running
A GAIT ANALYSIS: Can it forecast a running injury? 1000 668 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

A GAIT ANALYSIS: Can it forecast a running injury?

Gait Analysis In May 2009, Christopher McDougall published Born to Run. An enjoyable read, this…

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Example of Joint and Synovial Fluid
Walking Aids in Optimal Joint and Cartilage Health 1024 683 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

Walking Aids in Optimal Joint and Cartilage Health

Walking Aids in Optimal Joint And Cartilage Health Walking is the best thing you can…

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Attention: Runners with “Tight” Calves 668 808 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

Attention: Runners with “Tight” Calves

Calf tightness is a very common complaint I get from runners. The athlete will often…

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Gait Analysis: is it for me? 871 622 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

Gait Analysis: is it for me?

By Sean Ryan, PT What is a gait analysis? Gait, not to be confused with…

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How To: Outsmart an Injury 825 550 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

How To: Outsmart an Injury

By Lindsey Jelinek, PT, DPT, CSCS Harness Resilience Getting Injured sucks, and it’s easy to…

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