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Physical Therapy as Effective as Corticosteroid Injections for Relieving Shoulder Pain, Disability

Manual physical therapy, by trained physical therapists, and subacromial corticosteroid injections provided equal and notable improvement in pain and function among people with unilateral shoulder impingement syndrome. Unilateral shoulder impingement syndrome includes several painful conditions related to the shoulder, such as rotator cuff syndrome, rotator cuff tendonitis and bursitis.

In a study published […]

Five Tips for Staying Sports Injury-free

Exercise and fitness are important at all ages. Especially aging baby boomers find regular exercise is vital for bone, heart and muscle strength. The trick, as we age, is to remain injury-free. Unfortunately, baby boomers, who range in age from 50 to the late 60s, are at higher risk for certain injuries compared to younger […]

High Risk of Overuse Injuries among Ironman-distance Triathletes

Athletes who train for Ironman-distance triathlon events are at high risk for overuse injuries, according to a new study.

Researchers, who published their results in September 2013 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, studied 174 participants in the 2011 Norseman Xtreme Triathlon in Norway. The triathlon is an ironman distance, where athletes swim, […]

Physical Therapists Play Important Roles in Olympians’ Preparation and Injury Prevention

For U.S. athletes competing at the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympic Games, physical therapists play important roles in not only preparing them for their competitions, but also preventing injury.

Physical therapists are among the select group of health care professionals credentialed by the United States Olympic Committee and International Paralympic Committee to treat athletes […]