Sports Physical Therapy

27 May 20
Shoulder Girdles, Scapulaes, Oh My!

Shoulder girdle? Hurdle? WHAT?!  via GIPHY When we talk about the ‘shoulder,’ most people will point to the right place and know where the shoulder is. What a lot of people don’t know, is that the shoulder or shoulder girdle, actually consists of 3 separate bones🦴🦴🦴: humerus (your arm), clavicle (collar bone) and scapula (shoulder […]

20 May 20
Know your Blood Pressure; Save Your Life!

Since May is Blood Pessure Awareness Month, BeneFIT Physical Therapy would like to talk to our patients and readers today about Hypertension, best known as High Blood Pressure.   via GIPHY   So, just about everyone has had their blood pressure taken and then heard their blood pressure numbers as something over something right? For example, […]

30 Apr 20
Study Shows PT Bests Steroid Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

To wrap up our study of the knee this April, we wanted to share more real-life situations where Physical Therapy should be first choice in treating pain and injuries instead of more invasive treatment. We previously covered some basic Knee Anatomy and ACL Rehabilitation after ACL Reconstruction Surgery. Now we’ll look at Osteoarthritis in the […]

26 Apr 20
Couch to 5k Week 11: Keep Increasing the Distance!

After another week in quarantine or shelter-in-place, we are finally hearing about states opening up and loosening their social distancing scenarios.🚦 Fingers crossed we are near the end of this medical crisis and life will slowly resemble the normality we had Pre-Pandemic.🤞🕺💃 Meanwhile, focus on as much positivity as you can ✨, keep getting outside […]

22 Apr 20
ACL Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Return to Play

“I TORE MY ACL!” This is, unfortunately, not an uncommon cry from athletes in 2020. In fact, one of the must common knee injuries amongst all athletes is an ACL injury. If you remember from our knee post  the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)  is one of the mighty four ligaments in the knee that is […]