Tag Archives: Sports Injury

How Physical Therapy Helps Treat Rotator Cuff Tears

Shoulder pain is a common physical stress that can cause serious immobility. Our arms are used so often that shoulder function is essential for necessary movements. At Action Reaction Physical Therapy, our therapists work with you to get you on track to be your healthiest, happiest self. Physical therapy can help treat shoulder injuries, one...
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Home Health Physical Therapy

Good news for physical therapy patients: Action Reaction is starting home health physical therapy! This type of care is crucial for patients, especially for those right out of an orthopedic operation. We can now act as a direct bridge between home health and outpatient orthopedic physical therapy.

What is home health PT?

Home health care provides medical...
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Physical Therapy and Surgery

In our modern era, there are a plethora of surgeries that one can have to fix and/or improve physical function. Modern medicine actually allows us to substitute parts of our body with replacement parts to alleviate pain and repair broken or malfunctioning parts (e.g., knee replacement surgery). Your preparation before the surgery, and especially after...
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Ways to Avoid Sports Injuries

With spring around the corner, warmer weather on the way, and a plethora of outdoor activities on the horizon, it’s important to begin preparing your body for all of your athletic ambitions so as to avoid injury. As you’re getting out your soccer cleats, bike shorts, ball gloves and tennis racket, consider some of these...
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Common Reasons to Seek Physical Therapy Treatment

A few years ago, the Institute of Medicine researched & reported that an estimated 116 million Americans live with chronic pain. Other studies show that around 60 million of those people suffer specifically from lower back pain. Statistically speaking, that means about 38%, or around 2/5, of you are dealing with pain that has lasted...
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Seasonal Sports Warriors Beware! Avoid Sports Injury with Strength Preparation

By Diane Mullen Many of you know the feeling… Oh, it’s winter, I shall ski now! Or, oh, it’s spring, I shall play soccer (or for some, run as far as possible from those playing soccer). Whatever your seasonal interests when it comes to sports, it is important to remind yourself that your body may not...
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