The Facts About ACL Tears And ACL Injuries: 70% of all ACL injuries are non-contact injuries High school and collegiate female athletes are 3-4 times more likely to suffer an ACL injury, and 6 times more likely to suffer a second ACL injury in the other leg than male athletes. Each ACL tear results in $25,000 to $40,000 in surgery and rehab healthcare dollars. ACL tears, even after surgery and rehab, predisposes the knee to premature READ MORE [...]
  Fall is upon us and winter is just around the corner. The changing of the weather usually signals the coming of the holiday season. TV news reporters warn viewers of driving safety, and taking flu shots. But below are some tips and pointers to think about that are more related to physical therapy:   1) If you have arthritis, you will hurt more as the weather turns colder. There are no definitive studies that prove that READ MORE [...]
01 Aug 2016

PRP Injections

As physical therapists, we try our best to rehabilitate our patients by working on our patients' strength, range of motion and posture. However, there are times when the patients' tissue damage is extensive that physical therapy progress plateaus. At this point, we have to consider other options and refer our patients to specialists or back to their orthopedic surgeon.   If surgery is not deemed an option, or if our patient is very adverse READ MORE [...]
Some physical therapists have long considered knee braces as detrimental to future knee health.  After all, why do we want to teach our patients to be dependent on knee braces when we can solve their knee pain through knee strengthening and teaching proper biomechanics? Some physical therapists may also purport knee braces causing perpetual weakness in surrounding knee muscles through dependency on external support. If there's one thing runners READ MORE [...]
19 Dec 2015

Knee Braces

Some physical therapists have long considered knee braces as detrimental to future knee health. Afterall, why do we want to teach our patients to be dependent on knee braces when we can solve their knee pain through knee strengthening and teaching proper biomechanics? Some physical therapists may also purport knee braces causing perpetual weakness in surrounding knee mucles through dependency on external support, which could lead to knee injuries. However, READ MORE [...]

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