Physical Therapy and Pathology: Osteoarthritis

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5 Apr 21
Physical Therapy and Pathology: Osteoarthritis

Did you know? Osteoarthritis (OA) affects about 3.3% to 3.6% of the population globally and is the most common form of arthritis.  It causes moderate to severe disability in 43 million people, making it the 11th most debilitating disease worldwide.  In the United States, it is estimated that 80% of the population over 65 years […]

29 Mar 21
Follow These Steps to Perfect Your Pull Up

Do you struggle doing pull-ups? Can you do 10? 5? Even 1? Pull-ups take a lot of back strength, but they are not impossible! The pull up is a great exercise to improve shoulder stability and strength in the back, shoulder and elbow muscles. Pull ups require minimal equipment and can be modified for any […]

22 Mar 21
fitness for your program Make ‘New Year, New Me’ Stick This Year

The first few weeks of 2021 have come and gone. Are you still going strong on your New Year’s resolution? It’s no secret that many resolutions fail before the end of January. A 2017 survey by Marist College reports nearly 50% of Americans start the new year with a resolution. Many Americans plan on erase […]

15 Mar 21
Is There a Difference Between FMS and SFMA?

Last blog we introduced Gray Cook and the Functional Movement Scale (FMS). We said that FMS works well when the individual has normal, pain-free movements. However, most patients that come into the clinic experience pain. What happens then? SFMA Gray Cook has a second assessment called the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). The SFMA exposes […]

8 Mar 21
FMS: First Move Well, Then Move Often!

The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) was introduced in 2001 by a physical therapist named Gray Cook.  FMS was first explained in High Performance Sports Conditioning, a book that used latest training information to make good athletes great. In 2007, Cook introduced the concept of FMS to two NFL teams, the Bears and Colts. That year […]