Getting Back To Crossfit Following An Injury

As with any other sport, crossfit has its share of risks. Anytime you perform complicated movements of putting heavy weight over your head, there is a possibility for injury. No one at our clinic will tell you that you are at greater risk for injury because you do crossfit. Jogging, tennis, football all have their…

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Is Your Back Keeping You From Enjoying The Game?

As we reach the last weeks of summer there’s an excitement in the air that can only come from the start of pre-season football, and the expectations of a new season. Along with picking our fantasy teams and filling up on our favorite snacks as we meet up with friends to tailgate, nothing beats the…

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Athletes Secrets for Recovering from Shoulder Pain

As sports fans and athletes alike know, shoulder injuries are serious business. They can be extremely painful, limiting, and slow to heal. As physical therapist Kelly Keeney explains, the rotator cuff is a common shoulder injury site, though there are plenty of exercises to help you recover. What Is a Rotator Cuff Injury? The rotator…

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Physical Therapy Aids in the Recovery of Sports Related Injuries

The increase in sports and recreational activity during the next few months will subsequently lead to an increased number of sports-related injuries that may require physical rehabilitation. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over 5 million sports related injuries occur annually in the U. S. requiring medical consultation. Summer sports, including basketball, bicycling,…

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Elbow Pain and Crossfit

You’ve probably realized (or are in the process of realizing) that any part of the body can come under some serious strain in the box, especially if form is bad and flexibility is poor. The elbows are no exception to this rule. In fact elbow tendonitis is a very common ailment that affects a lot…

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7 Things Crossfitters Can Do Right Now about Their Elbow Pain

Does it seem like you can’t get through the day without having pain in your elbow? You go to lift your laundry basket, pull a door open, or even try to twist off the cap to your water bottle and feel pain or soreness. Elbow pain is one of the most common problems occupational/hand therapists…

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When Should I See a Physical Therapist, and Will it Help?

Sore? “Who Cares!” Achy? “No problem.” Stiff? “No big deal.” We…are Crossfitters. If we did not like to “feel the burn,” we would still be working out at a local gym using elliptical machines and machine weights. But when the feeling goes beyond the burn and enters into pain, or even worse – injury, how…

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