How Emotional Health Affects Recovery After ACL Surgery

Many athletes who have undergone ACL surgery recovery would agree that the mental recovery is sometimes worse than the physical. After all, athletes are used to and somewhat expect physical pain, but the long road to recovery can leave many athletes feeling isolated and depressed with a lower self-esteem than…

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The Fastest Road To Recovery

Using Cold Compression Wraps For Shoulder Injuries It can be a long and tedious process to regain full health after a shoulder injury. Dislocated shoulder recovery often takes a few months of focused care and scheduled therapy. For athletes, among others, finding the fastest road to recovery is the ideal…

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Recovering From ACL Surgery Using Cold Compression Knee Wraps

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There are few solutions that provide more immediate results after ACL surgery than a cold compression knee wrap. Cold Compression therapy is a highly-respected, proven approach for reducing swelling after an injury. By applying cold compression, freshly oxygenated blood and vital nutrients are directed toward the damaged tissue, advancing your…

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5 Questions with Gold Medalist Katie Holloway

Q: First of all, congratulations on winning the Gold in Sitting Volleyball! What led you to pursue the sport and how does it feel to bring home a gold medal? A:  I found out about Sitting Volleyball in early 2006 when the Women’s National team came and trained at Cal State…

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Recover Faster: Best Methods For Athletic Recovery

Every athlete wants to do all they can to improve their performance. Proper training regimens are, of course, important in building strength, stamina and agility. But how one recovers from these often strenuous workouts is essential to bouncing back faster and stronger to get ready for the next event. There…

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Zero to Hero: How I Proved My Injury Couldn’t Keep Me Down

Overcoming Injury And Winning

By Dr. Nicole Dorholt, DPT You’ve spent months training for a specific race (and beyond) and what happens the week before you race? Injury. I was on my last big training brick before a race. I was riding down an easy section that I have ridden a million times. Down…

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Conditioning the Dynamic Pitcher

By Kyle Boddy, Owner, Driveline Baseball At Driveline Baseball, we see a lot of pitchers who are in the late stages of rehabilitation from surgery or serious injury. Our facility and training methods are well known for not embracing the use of passive ice or cold therapy; in fact, we…

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PTs Make a PowerPlay for Patient Recovery

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), in 2012, more than 1.9 million people experienced a sports-related injury that was treated in an emergency department. Among individuals over the age of 25, the sports that experience the highest rates include: Bicycling – 126.5…

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Show Us How You Use PowerPlay!

This November we are running our social media photo contest! We’re asking our users to post their photos using PowerPlay to Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, tag us and use #FixWhatHurts. The winner will receive a free wrap of their choice! Each photo is a new entry – the more photos…

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