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As much as we all despise these heavy snow accumulations and all of the ill effects it has on our day to day lives, there's a silver lining in these seemingly dreadful days. For those that are ambitious enough to shovel, nix the snow blower…
"I think I'm jumping higher", says Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls. Since April of 2012, after sustaining an ACL injury during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Derrick Rose has been sidelined. The significance behind his recent statement is that although injuries can…
No matter what the action may be, your "core" is a solid and basic center of all action. Whether you're throwing a baseball or sweeping a floor, the motions required to perform any movement either begin in or run through your body's "core." If your…
Xplosive Bats and Delmundo Sports hosted a baseball clinic for local youth from Yonkers on Oct. 12 at Smith Field in Yonkers, where Victor Delgado introduced stretching and baseball fundamentals to increase the level of physical fitness of kids in the community, and also teach…
As rehabilitation professionals and personal trainers, the cornerstone to what we do is apply fundamental principles of exercise with the aim of producing optimal musculoskeletal adaptations, often on a remedial level and enhancement basis. An example of this would be the use of the SAID…
Can Physical Therapy help Breast Cancer? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Unknown to most people, physical therapy can play a role in the treatment of breast cancer. Depending on the severity of the…
Let's try to get some clarification for this long debated question - Is it safe to squat or lunge with one's knee passing the toe? An old adage that I've heard countless times across the playing field (among physicians, strength coaches, personal trainers and physical…
Did you Know? October is National Physical Therapy Month Patients and physicians all over the world embrace the benefits of physical therapy and it's impact on quality of life for musculoskeletal impairments. Physical therapists can help with diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disorders related to…
Shoulder pain afflicts many people and the prevalence of it increases with age and overhead sports participation. Added to this is the fact that as a society we sit for longer periods compared to past generations. This often leads to a weakening of postural muscles…
September is World Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Alzheimer's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative condition that causes patients to gradually lose their memory and, over time, other bodily functions. It is widely considered a disease that can rob individuals of their dignity and independence. Traditional medicine…
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