Posts Tagged ‘physical therapy’

All You Need To Know About Raking Leaves

Raking leaves is great exercise and on Autumn’s “To Do” List, but for many of us, a long day of raking can yield soreness and even injury.

the folks at Performance Physical Therapy in Rhode Island have put together some nice information about raking leaves . . . . In other words, how to do so without injuring ourselves!

So, give it a read and give it some heed.  Your body will thank you!

Read here: http://www.performanceptri.com/_fileCabinet/raking.pdf

 

Hand Surgery Avoided for DeQuervain’s Tendonitis

Raj Mehta recovers from DeQuervain’s Tendonitis and avoids hand surgery!  

Thanks for letting us help, Raj! We are also glad that you are sharing your experience with others. . . .

See more testimonials in our Testimonial section.

All of our testimonials are reprinted with permission. If you would like to make your story available to others, please let us know. Contact us at amma@ammatn.com or send us a letter the old-fashioned way.

 

 

Jumper’s Knee

By Ike Jones

How in the world did the term “jumpers knee” evolve?

Hmmm… lets see now. Because you jump a lot?

You are indeed a genius!

But that’s not the only cause of this very common chronic overuse injury/condition.

We are in the final weeks of the winter sports season and some of the kids, particularly in the sport of basketball, have been battling jumpers knee for a few weeks while others have been battling it for a few years! Read the rest of this entry »