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Using Physical Therapy to Enhance Performance

Using Physical Therapy to Enhance Performance

by Shearly (SU)
It’s important for athletes to realize that everyone has an athletic "ceiling." That is, a maximum potential you can push your athletic performance to before increasing the risk of injury. Physical therapy regimens can be greatly beneficial to runners, athletes, and those who are generally physically active. Building a strong foundation and developing routine patterns are essential to top performance in all means of physical activity. It is ideal to incorporate strengthening and stabilizing exercises in your conditioning program to help with endurance, flexibility, and to also improve speed and power skills.

The Latest Technological Developments Within the World of Physical Therapy

The Latest Technological Developments Within the World of Physical Therapy

by Shearly (SU)
As experts in the way the body moves, physical therapists are healthcare professionals who offer effective treatment to improve or restore mobility and relieve pain, reduce the need for surgery and prescription drugs, allowing patients to participate in a recovery plan designed for their specific needs. A customized physical therapy program can help individuals return to their prior level of functioning, and encourage activities and lifestyle changes that can help prevent further injury and improve overall health and well-being.