Posts From October, 2017

The Unhappy Triad, ACL, MCL, blown knee

The Unhappy Triad

“The unhappy triad” (also referred to as terrible triad or horrible triangle) is a common injury to the knee that is often seen in contact sports such as football, rugby, and basketball. It consists of tears to three major ligaments in the knee: the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and medial meniscus.


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Shot of a mature doctor examining his patient who is concerned about his knee

Voodoo-Band Flossing

One of the newer joint mobilization techniques that is commonly practiced in many physical therapy clinics, gyms, and athletic training facilities is Joint Flossing using a compressive wrap; one of the more popular brands called Voodoo-Floss. In practice a band is wrapped around a joint or muscle that is restricted creating a powerful compressive force,


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What can Physical Therapy do for you?

There are quite a few misconceptions out in the general public about what physical therapy is. Do therapists just give massages? Or tell patients to do exercises and stretch? Or that they are in pain and can’t come to PT but rather must see a doctor. Well, although physical therapists are trained and do perform


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Peace Amidst Life’s Chaos

Whether you’re an athlete, teacher, firefighter or retiree, chances are you experience the pressures of life’s demands every day. If you ever feel stress there is something I need you to know: When you breathe in and fill your lower belly with air, you are stimulating a nerve root that actually calms your mind and


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