my views on sports physical therapy, strength training, exercise, & fitness

Eighty-three per cent of elite athletes return to preinjury sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review with meta-analysis of return to sport rates, graft rupture rates and performance outcomes

Interesting study from La Trobe University (Australia), Linköping University (Sweden), and Aspetar Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Hospital (Qatar). Click here for full text. Abstract Objectives The primary objective was to calculate the rate of return to sport...

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Exercise is the Basis of Physical Therapy

I have given dozens of tours of the new Children's Hospital and Medical Center's Sports Physical Therapy clinic. The responses have been unanimously positive, but one of the most interesting comments given by most is some variation of, "this is like a gym . . . I...

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Children’s Hospital Sports Physical Therapy

I am super excited to say that earlier this year, I accepted a position at Children's Hospital to develop and manage the area's first clinic dedicated to providing physical therapy services for pediatric, adolescent, and college-age athletes. While new to the area,...

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The more you run, the denser your bones will be

Nice study from Madrid's Camilo José Cela University. In healthy individuals, bone quality--chiefly determined by bone mineral density--depends on factors such as sex, age, race and diet. It can be modified, however, by making life style changes -for instance by doing...

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