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Treating an ACL Tear With Physical Therapy

Treating an ACL Tear With Physical Therapy

An ACL tear is something that can affect many athletes and has the possibility of taking months to recover from. An ACL tear happens when the ligament in the knee is subject to a rapid or sudden change in movement, especially if one’s foot is planted while […]

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Early Arthritis in Athletes

Early Arthritis in Athletes

While arthritis is a condition most of us have heard of, it’s not something that we completely understand. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, and it’s responsible for both joint pain and joint disease. Also, contrary to popular belief, arthritis can affect people of all […]

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How To Deal After Tommy John Surgery

How To Deal After Tommy John Surgery

Have you ever heard of Tommy John Surgery? If so, you probably know that Tommy John Surgery (TJS) is extremely common among athletes- specifically baseball pitchers.  TJS involves the reconstruction of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in the elbow. During this procedure, the surgeon uses a tendon […]

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Being Safe This Winter

Being Safe This Winter

It’s that time of the year when we start breaking out the eggnog and building snowmen. Unfortunately, winter also comes with cold weather and snow, which contribute to injuries from activities like shoveling or possibly slipping on the ice. Colder temperatures also result in the weakening of […]

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How to Prevent Ankle Pain During the Fall Sports Season

How to Prevent Ankle Pain During the Fall Sports Season

Fall sports, whether it’s football or soccer, have the potential to wear down the athlete’s ability to perform at their highest level. One of the most common injuries during this time of the year are ankle sprains, which might seem tame in terms of other physical problems, […]

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Coming back from a meniscus tear

Coming back from a meniscus tear

A meniscus tear is a common knee injury. The meniscus is a rubbery, C-shaped disc that cushions your knee. Each knee has two menisci (plural for meniscus) which helps keep your knees steady by balancing your weight across the knee. In most cases, a meniscus tear is […]

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Women Athletes More Prone to Tearing ACL Than Men?

Women Athletes More Prone to Tearing ACL Than Men?

What is an ACL Injury? Your anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is an important ligament in your knee because it connects the patella (top portion of the knee) to the tibia (bottom portion of the knee) and gives the knee rotational stability.  An ACL injury is one […]

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How to Deal with Tennis Elbow

How to Deal with Tennis Elbow

How to Deal with Tennis Elbow     What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis Elbow, also known as Lateral Epicondylitis, is a form of tendinitis. Tendinitis is the swelling of the tendons, which in this form, causes pain in the arm and elbow. Despite its name, there is […]

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National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month, and Island Sports Physical Therapy is getting itself prepared for an important fall season. With many autumn sports occurring as of late, and the changing weather patterns, people may be more prone to injuries and falls. If you or your child […]

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Treating a shoulder that frequently dislocates

Treating a shoulder that frequently dislocates

Frequent Shoulder Dislocation The shoulder is among the most mobile joints in the human body.  The persistent utilization of this joint is common for athletes that play sports like baseball, volleyball, and swimming, which may cause dislocation. This is due to the constant wear and tear of […]

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