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ACL INJURY

 ACL INJURYTears of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) are common in athletes who participate in sports that include cutting, jumping and physical contact.  The ligament acts as one of the main stabilizing structures of the knee, as it limits anterior translation and excessive rotation of the tibia.  While typically a sturdy ligament, it can be…

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ANKLE SPRAIN

SPRAINS VS STRAINS

  SPRAINS VS. STRAINS A sprain is an injury to a ligament, the fibrous connective tissue that connects bone to other bones. Ligaments acts as a stabilizing structure in the musculoskeletal system and limit excessive motion in joints. A strain is an injury to a muscle or tendon.  Muscles are the contractile tissues that facilitate…

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return to sport

WHAT IS RETURN TO SPORT?

  WHAT IS RETURN TO SPORT? Rehab 2 Perform provides a seamless transition from injury to return-to-play. By incorporating injury prevention, pre-surgery conditioning, rehabilitation, post-rehabilitation and sports performance, we are able to closely monitor and adjust the clients program as needed. Our certified and state licensed physical therapists can design a return to sport rehabilitation program…

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DOES MY ANKLE NEED AN X-RAY?

  DOES MY ANKLE NEED AN X-RAY? A common question following a foot and ankle injury is whether or not to get an x-ray to rule in or rule out a fracture. Sometimes it can be obvious whether or not we need to get immediate medical attention and sometimes it can be difficult to tell…

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TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING

  TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING Therapists at Rehab 2 Perform have received their training through the field’s leading researchers and advocates for the practice of dry needling as a therapeutic tool.   What is dry needling? Dry needling is the practice of placing a thin monofilament needle into the skin and muscle at a myofascial…

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INTERVAL THROWING PROGRAM

INTERVAL THROWING PROGRAMS: RETURN TO BASEBALL

  INTERVAL THROWING PROGRAMS: RETURNING TO BASEBALL AFTER INJURY Athletes must take the appropriate steps following an injury to ensure that they are returning to their given sport in optimal condition from both a medical and performance standpoint.   Return to sport rehab and planning is all about risk management; finding that delicate balance between pushing…

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Facility

MAXIMIZING YOUR HIGH SCHOOL WEIGHT ROOM ROUTINE

MAXIMIZING YOUR HIGH SCHOOL WEIGHT ROOM ROUTINE The high school weight room is flooded with a variety of athletes of different backgrounds, abilities and skill levels.  However, the majority of them all share one common theme: “I want to work as hard as I can to become a better athlete”. While you have to admire…

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What is Core Stability?

​What is core stability? No, seriously, what is the definition of core stability? Is It the ability to have 6 pack abs? Is it the ability to hollow out, or suck in, my abdominal region? Is it the ability to “brace” my abs with everything that I do? How do I achieve what many people…

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How Does Dry Needling Fit Into My Rehab Program?

  How Does Dry Needling Fit Into My Rehab Program? Dry needling is a therapeutic intervention that uses a monofilament needle  to improve mobility, normalize muscle function, and decrease pain through restoring a muscle’s normal resting tone.  When our bodies undergo excessive stress in either an acute or chronic environment we can get an abnormal amount…

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Tendinopathy

What is Tendinopathy?

  WHAT IS A TENDINOPATHY?   A tendon is a connective tissue that attaches muscles to bones. They have the capability of storing energy as well as releasing energy to allow for efficient movement. Tendon injuries typically occur at insertion points near joints, however than can also occur within the muscle belly. It may seem…

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