Performance Physical Therapy Blog

High School All-American Student-Athlete Kari Buonanno joins Dr. Michelle Collie to discuss the impact sports has had on her life and what she does to get prepared for the big game. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

  Don’t let poor bike fit and form lead to pain and injury  by Dr. Mike Riccardi, DPT, FAFS, CSCS If you’ve tried biking before and felt pain afterward, cycling may still be for you! Bicycle-related pain and injuries are commonly associated with poor bike fit, something you can easily fix. Cycling is a fun … Continue reading A good bike fit can make a big difference

By Kate Vander Wiede Caroline Greineder, 20, had been dealing with pain for seven months before she came to Performance’s East Greenwich clinic in October. Unable to walk without pain, let alone participate in the activities she loved like running and soccer, Caroline hoped physical therapist Dr. Nicole Coogan would be able to help her … Continue reading Patience and progress was paramount as Caroline Greineder recovered from knee pain

Orthopedic hand surgeon Dr. Anthony DeLuise joins Dr. Michelle Collie to discuss the different hand conditions he sees as well as the best way to protect your hands in this episode of the #BETTER #FASTER Podcast. For more information on Dr. Anthony DeLuise Jr., MD, FAAOS, CAQSH please visit Podcast: Play in new window … Continue reading #BETTER #FASTER Podcast – Dr. Anthony DeLuise – Orthopedic Surgeon – Ortho Rhode Island

By Dr. Mike Riccardi, DPT, FAFS, CSCS Runners should be sure to remember the importance of strength training. A balanced, strong lower body (and core) will mean more success and fewer injuries in your running. The exercises below target your hamstrings and glutes (while also working your quads), helping to make sure that your lower body … Continue reading Strengthening Exercises for Runners: Balancing the Glutes, Hamstrings and Quads

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