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Posts Tagged ‘sports medicine’

Warm-up and Cool-down Strategies for Running

THE WARM-UP Why is warming up important? Increases blood flow and the amount of oxygen that is available to the muscles used when running. Gradually elevates your body temperature and heart rate to help you get acclimated to the workload. Increases muscle flexibility, which can help prevent injury. Mentally prepares you for the run! Warm-up […]

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Don’t Get Hurt Returning to Exercise

During the COVID-19 pandemic, activity levels dropped for a lot of people. Between stay at home orders, gym closures, and working from home, people became more sedentary. On top of that, there were shortages of equipment like dumbbells and bicycles, making staying active at home difficult even if you wanted to. But this summer, things […]

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Summer Running Goals? We can help!

Summer is coming and everyone is RUNNING to reach their fitness goals! Breakthru is here to help you reach them! As the weather warms up, and you are increasing your training, it is important to know that with increased running having proper form is key to prevent injury! Did you know? Breakthru Physical Therapists and […]

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Hip and Groin Injuries in Athletes- A New Frontier in Sports Medicine

Growing body of Knowledge There is increasing optimism for athletes and everyday athletes with hip and groin pain due to a growing body of knowledge and recent advances.  There is a better understanding about the anatomy and function of the hip.  For accurate diagnoses, a proper biomechanical exam is imperative.  Hip experts are coming together […]

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