Orthopedics

Plank

There’s a lot of hype around the plank, and although it is a great exercise to activate the abs, quads,  chest, and triceps in a total body fashion, many of us actually don’t benefit from the plank when it is on the ground. If we don’t benefit from it ………….why is there so much hype […]

August 15th, 2018
Top 5 Volleyball Related Injuries Seen in Youth Athletes

Believe it or not the sport of volleyball has been around since 1895 and started at a YMCA. It was designed as a combination of basketball, tennis, baseball, and handball. However, it didn’t really become an overhead sport until 1916 when the high pass (set) was developed for an attack to take place. Since then, […]

June 6th, 2018
Warm Up For Weightlifters

  What does the very beginning of your daily weight training look like? Do you come right in and grab a barbell and struggle through some creaky painful reps? Do you try multiple different strategies and aren’t really sure what works the best? A thorough proper warm up can really help you get the most […]

May 2nd, 2017
Neck & Back Pain at The Desk

Are you experiencing neck tightness, headaches, pain, or fatigue while at your desk? Lets face it, sitting is now being compared to smoking. The front of your hips begin to tighten, your butt turns into a pancake, your shoulders start to roll in while your head jets out like a turtle. The upper back becomes […]

January 29th, 2017
A New Approach to Back Pain

Did you know that Low back pain is the world’s leading causes of disability? In the United States alone, people have spent over $50 billion in an attempt to solve their back pain problems. While most people think that surgery and/or drugs are the only way to find relief there is a good chance that […]

November 7th, 2016
Foot Pain? How to treat your Plantar Fasciitis the right way

Millions of people are walking around every day with foot pain and one of the most typical causes of this is plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is a condition in which the fascia (or tissue) on the bottom of your foot becomes irritated or inflamed causing foot pain. This is a condition that is super common […]

October 27th, 2016
How to Sustain Maximal Power Output with Maximal Overloading

How to Sustain Maximal Power Output with Maximal Overloading Glendale Physical Therapy What exactly are we talking about here? Lets use an example. Say we have an iron man athlete who is competing in a triathlon and is in the cycling portion of the race which has a couple of hills to climb during the […]

August 9th, 2016
8 Reasons Why You Need Physical Therapy After Surgery

8 Reasons Why You Need Physical Therapy After Surgery By Dr. Eric Hefferon PT, DPT, CSCS, GPS, CIDN Physical therapy can make or break a surgical outcome! The lack of physical therapy and the quality of physical therapy can greatly determine your overall outcomes. We MUST advocate physical therapy after ALL surgeries in order to improve […]

August 5th, 2016
5 Great Stretches For Your Body

5 Great Stretches For Your Body Impact Physical Therapy Stretching is such a great exercise for your body, but where do you even begin? Here are 5 stretches we love that are GREAT for your body!   1. Chair Stretch! With a chair that will not tip over! Raise hands to either side of temple, […]

August 3rd, 2016
3 Things To Do Before You Break a Sweat!

3 Things To Do Before You Break a Sweat! Impact Physical Therapy Do you love to workout? Before you hit the gym, here are three things you should make sure you do to get the most out of your workout! Sweat on friends, sweat on! Drink Water! Our body is over 50% water and it […]

August 1st, 2016

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