Ankle Sprains and Proprioceptive Training Effectiveness

This review of studies in the Journal of Athletic Training concluded that proprioceptive training reduced the risk of sustaining a first-time or recurrent ankle sprain. “Proprioceptive training is a cost- and time-effective intervention that can benefit patients who have sustained a previous ankle sprain during physical activity and can subsequently reduce the risk of further complications.” A Physical Therapist can […]

Hip Arthritis Linked to Excess Mortality per Sanjay Gupta, MD

Hip Osteoarthritis (OA) is linked to nearly 43% of deaths in older adults according to study. Sanjay Gupta points out in Hip Arthritis Linked to Excess Mortality that Hip OA results in decreased physical function and thus leads to cardiovascular disease (CVD) and other issues that in turn lead to an increase in mortality, a gentler way of saying people […]

The Woes of a Desk Jockey

In our years as physical therapists we’ve seen all kinds of injuries and heard all kinds of body-related complaints—some from accidents, some from surgery, and some resulting from extreme athletics. But there’s no athletic endeavor that is guaranteed to lead to injury quite like the Desk Jockey.  The wear and tear on the body of a Desk Jockey is highly underestimated […]