by Paul Stefanac, Physical Therapist | UP Rehab Services Hamstring muscle strains are prevalent in soccer, rugby, football, and individual sports like track and field, cross country skiing, and downhill skiing. These injuries can be debilitating and require extensive recovery time. What’s worse is... The post Preventing New or Recurrent Hamstring Injuries appeared first on UP Rehab Services.
Sara Edlebeck, PT, DPT | UP Rehab Services As a clinician treating and specializing in clients who are new moms and mommies-to-be, it is important to discuss the impact childrearing and childbirth can have on the body. The female body is nothing short... The post Pregnancy-Related Physical Therapy appeared first on UP Rehab Services.
One-on-One with Sten Fjeldheim | Head Coach for NMU’s Nordic Ski Team by: Brenda Salisbury, MS, PT, Cert. MDT, CSCS UP Health System Rehab Services-UP Sports Medicine Winter is here and Nordic skiing is in full swing. Brenda Salisbury, Physical Therapist for UP Health... The post Preparing for Nordic Ski Season appeared first on UP Rehab Services.
Stephanie Carlson-Ballone, OTD, OTRL, CHT Doctor of Occupational Therapy | Certified Hand Therapist UPHS Hand & Upper Extremity Center High-intensity interval training is a popular method of conditioning that involves less time with positive results. High-intensity interval programs involve repetitive, intense movements that can be performed alone or in a... The post Protect Your Upper Extremity |...
Sara Edlebeck-Gunville, PT, DPT | UP Rehab Services “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes. It’ll change.” Truer words were never spoken, especially in the Upper Peninsula. We have no control over what Old Man Winter throws at us; although, we Yoopers... The post Yaktrax®—Avoiding Winter Falls appeared first on UP Rehab Services.
Ryan Artley, PT, DPT | Doctor of Physical Therapy UP Health System Rehab Services | Marquette It’s that time of year again when most of us start thinking of how we’re going to move all of that snow while trying to protect our backs.... The post Throwing Injuries | Prevention and Treatment appeared first on UP Rehab Services.
Sara Edlebeck, PT, DPT | Ashley Bracco, PTA | UP Rehab Services Fall has returned and every self-respecting Yooper knows what that means: It’s time for bird, deer, turkey, and bear hunting seasons. The statistics on injuries from accidental shootings and falls are shocking. We’ll... The post Hunters: Protect Yourself from Back Injury appeared first on UP Rehab Services.
Dan Watkins, PT, DPT | Physical Therapist UP Health System Rehab Services | UP Rehab Services Earlier this year, the United States Department of Health & Human Services released startling figures addressing the impact that prescription opioid overdoses have had on our society and economy. Their research found that... The post CDC Recommends Physical Therapy as an Alternative to Prescription Opioid...
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by Paul Stefanac, Doctor of Physical Therapy | UP Rehab Services Many people realize that muscles pull on bones to create movement, enabling the body to walk, talk, jump, dance, eat, and smile, but is that all that they do? In a... The post Exercise, Metabolism, and Weight Management appeared first on UP Rehab Services.
Marquette Senior High School Receives National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award Program recognizes high schools that help to keep young athletes safe Marquette Senior High school is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for its Sports... The post MSHS Receives National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award...