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Why am I Doing Balance Exercises for my Knee/Ankle Injury?

Proprioception has been described as a variation in the sense of touch and includes the sense of joint motion and of joint position.  Proprioception is important in preventing and progressing the rehabilitation of many joint injuries, including those that occur in the lower extremity.  Proprioception is controlled by sensory receptors located in the skin, musculotendinous […]

Rehabilitation of the Throwing Athlete

The overhead athlete is an increased risk for injury due to the incredible forces placed on the shoulder and elbow during throwing.  Problems can occur when these forces are done in high volume.  These problems include:  pain, decreased velocity, limitations in range of motion, muscle weakness, and improper substitution patterns.  The physical therapists at Excel […]

You Can Do Something About Incontinence!

Have you ever barely made it to the bathroom in time?  Have you ever leaked urine when coughing, sneezing, laughing, or playing with your children or grandchildren? You are not alone.  It happens to people more often than you think.  Approximately 25-45% of women and 3-11% of men have some type of incontinence across varying […]

Healthy Dish of the Week (1-30-12)

Turkey and Quinoa Meatloaf ¼ cup quinoa ½ cup water 1 tsp olive oil 1 small onion 1 large garlic clove, chopped 1 20oz. pkg ground turkey 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp hot pepper sauce 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 egg 1 ½ tsp salt 1 tsp ground black pepper 2 tbsp brown sugar […]

Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

Low Back Pain During Pregnancy It is assumed that low back pain and pregnancy go hand and hand.   Many women believe that they are destined to have low back pain because they are pregnant.   Although it is very common for women to have low back pain at some time during their pregnancy it is not […]