Performance Physical Therapy Blog

by Dr. Michael Riccardi, DPT, FAFS, CSCS Whether you’ve been running for years or just started last week, you should familiarize yourself with some common running injuries, so you know how to prevent and treat any reoccurring knee pain. The two most common running injuries to be aware of are Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee) … Continue reading Runner’s Knees Can Be the Worst, But They Don’t Have to Be

by Dr. Brian Hay, DPT, MS, OCS Proper recovery from a run can be just as important as preparing for one. Most of the articles you read about running will discuss preparing for a run, but learning about the proper recovery should be just as important, and is just as crucial in preventing injuries. 1) … Continue reading Couch to 5K Week 7: The Importance of a Proper Recovery

by Dr. Brendan Boyle, PT, DPT “Good things come slow. Especially in distance running.” – Bill Dellinger When the school year starts, we all have the same thought; this summer went by way too fast. I’m sure there was a lot you forgot to do, most importantly, all your summer assignments. If you’re a cross-country runner … Continue reading Run, run, as fast as you can: You’ll never catch me, I’m a cross country fan

by Dr. Brian Hay, DPT, MS, OCS Running can leave you hot and sweaty, so if you decide to take your workout outside this summer, you’re going to need the proper fabrics to help keep your body cool and not feeling like you just jumped into a pool. Tops When it comes to tops, short … Continue reading Couch to 5K Week 6: Are You Wearing Proper Running Clothes?

by: Jared Ferreira ATC, LAT So maybe you didn’t read my prevention tips in time, but that’s ok! As I talked about last week, concussions are an injury that should not be taken lightly. No matter what precautions you put in place, concussions are not entirely preventable, but if you are suffering from a concussion … Continue reading I Have a Concussion, Now What?

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