Fall sports bring both excitement and risks, with ACL injuries ranking high, especially among female athletes. They face a 2-8x higher risk of ACL tears compared to males. At AIDPPT, our focus isn’t just on treatment but proactive prevention. Learn about the unique challenges female athletes face and our specialized strategies for peak performance and safety. Dive into our insights and let’s champion your sports journey together.
In the world of racquet sports, tennis has been a long-standing favorite. But recently, another game is catching attention: pickleball. As the popularity of pickleball grows, so do the concerns about injuries specific to the sport, notably ‘pickleball elbow’. Just like tennis elbow, pickleball elbow can cause discomfort and pain, limiting your game. Dive deep into understanding these conditions and how physical therapy can offer relief.
Sports injuries can be a major setback for athletes, especially when they are serious enough to require surgery or long-term rehabilitation. Fortunately, there are several steps athletes can take to reduce their risk of injury and keep themselves healthy and active. In this blog post, we’ll discuss six ways to avoid sports injuries while staying active.
That pain in your lower back has returned. Will you take ibuprofen and power through the day, or make an appointment with your back doctor of choice (FYI No Referral or Prescription* is needed to see a Physical Therapist!)?
As it turns out, your gender is likely to inform which (if any) action you take next. Studies show, women are more likely than men to seek out healthcare.