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Multi-faceted Approach to Concussion Rehabilitation | – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Multi-faceted Approach to Concussion Rehabilitation | Concussion is among the most commonly occurring sport and recreation related injuries in today’s society. The majority of individuals recover in the initial time period following a concussion (typically between 7-10 days). However, in 20–30% of cases symptoms persist beyond the initial weeks following injury. Schneider (2019) have recently published a Masterclass is to outline evidence informed rehabilitation, including physiotherapy specific techniques, that may be of benefit individuals following concussion.  Generally a period of…

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Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD Proximal hamstring tendinopathy (PHT) frequently occurs in runners who have increased their training load, particularly when this involves an increase in hill running and undertaking prolonged speed work. What are the symptoms of PHT? Deep pain over the sitting bone in the buttock Occasional referral of pain down the back of the leg Pain is worse in the morning upon waking and improves as the day progresses…

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Move Forward 5k/10k Race 2019, Featuring a New Course! – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Move Forward 5k/10k Race 2019, Featuring a New Course!  Are you a runner, walker, or just love dogs (and/or beer)? The Regis University School of Physical Therapy is hosting its 17th iteration of the Move Forward 5k/10k and kids run at Regis University on September 21st, 2019. The race will take place on the Regis University Northwest Denver campus, and we are especially excited this year to unveil a new course that takes participants off campus and onto the beautiful…

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How To Prevent an ACL Tear – Pilates Fitness Article

How To Prevent an ACL Tear Did you know that the strength of the muscles around the knee have a LOT to do with helping you prevent an ACL tear? Let us go a little into the anatomy and you’ll understand why. The knee is an inherently unstable joint.. it’s basically a femur (thigh bone) stacked on top of the tibia (main lower leg bone)… and that’s about it.  Just kidding… kind of. That really is the basic structure. The fibula…

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City2Surf Post Race Recovery Part 2: Active Cool Down, Cold Water Immersion, Massage? – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

City2Surf Post Race Recovery Part 2: Active Cool Down, Cold Water Immersion, Massage? In the previous blog on City2Surf post race recovery, we discussed the importance of preparing yourself as a form of prevention of DOMS, or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness.  DOMS is a pain response when the muscle tissue is exposed to an exercise intensity that it is unaccustomed to. In the previous blog, I discussed the importance of preparing your body for the increased exercise load. In the…

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Should I Have Surgery For My Shoulder Impingement? – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Should I Have Surgery For My Shoulder Impingement? Arthroscopic shoulder decompression surgery (ASAD) is a surgery performed for patients with subacromial shoulder pain, or “shoulder impingement”, which accounts for up to 70% of all shoulder pain problems. The first ASAD was performed in 1972, and it is now one of the most common surgical procedures in orthopaedics. The rationale behind the procedure is that the pain is caused by excessive compression of the rotator cuff (shoulder muscles) and its bursa…

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Is foam rolling effective? | – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Is foam rolling effective? | Whilst lot of athletes and coaches swear by foam rolling as a means of reducing DOMS, improving flexibility and strength, we explore the results of a meta-analysis and systematic review to understand what the research says about the effectiveness of foam rolling. Over the recent years, there has been a spate of foam rolling devices flooding the market. There are various varieties of foam rollers – solid cylindrical, hollow core ones, roller sticks or even…

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Exercise And Depression – How Physiotherapy Can Assist Management – Pilates Fitness Article

Exercise And Depression – How Physiotherapy Can Assist Management Depression is becoming more widely and acceptably spoken about, and while there is still lots we need to research to further understand the complexity of depression, there is an increasing understanding of the role exercise plays in its management. With over 100 studies conducted on the role of exercise in the management of depression there is an increasing awareness of the crossover of physiotherapy as an adjunct to managing the exercise…

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Because I’m Training for Something! FueledByLOLZ – Running Fitness Article

If you follow me on Instagram, then you might know I was selected to run the Big Cottonwood Marathon (Yes, MARATHON). A week ago, training for a marathon wasn’t my plan for the summer. I wanted to get speed and get back into shape, but I didn’t have any huge goals in mind. I applied for the Team Hylands Big Cottonwood Team because it sounded like an awesome experience. I never thought I would be selected. Big Cottonwood is the…

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