Performance Physical Therapy Blog

Dr. James Rainville sits down to discuss back pain and the benefits of exercise with Dr. Dave Pavao and Dr. Kayleigh Melroy. Dr. James Rainville is Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). Dr. Rainville also holds an academic appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard … Continue reading #BETTER #FASTER Podcast – Dr. James Rainville MD

By Amanda Moran, ATC, LMT and Jared Ferreira, ATC Overtraining can cause fatigue, injury, burnout and regression  Athletes – from students to pros – often tend to think that the more they train in their respective sports, the more they will excel over their peers athletically. But this isn’t always the case. In our experience … Continue reading Overtraining can slow you down: Avoid injuries and fatigue by training smart

By Kate Vander Wiede After spinal surgery, Kerry Benson turned to Performance Physical Therapy to relearn how to stand and walk on her own. She got so much more. Kerry Benson, 24, has been going to physical therapy since she was a baby. She has mild cerebral palsy that affects her control of her legs, … Continue reading Surgery and physical therapy transformed Kerry Benson’s life and future

Physical Therapist and former collegiate and professional lacrosse player, Dr. Bobby Dattilo joins Dr. Michelle Collie to discuss lacrosse in the next episode of the #BETTER #FASTER Podcast. They discuss the common injuries that occur in lacrosse players, offseason training, sports specialization, and more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

By Briana Pina Avoiding an ACL injury and when to return to sport if you sustain one In my work as an athletic trainer at North Kingstown High School, I help athletes prevent ACL injuries by ensuring their muscles are strong and they’re training in the right ways. Below I explain how the ACL works … Continue reading Athletes and ACLs: Giving knees the attention (and prevention) they deserve

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