Jump into March Madness Mindful of Jumper’s Knee, says Mesa PT

March 5th, 2019

As a large portion of the nation’s attention turns to the “March Madness” NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in the coming days, Mesa physical therapist Courtney Warren says now is an ideal time to educate fans, young competitors and even blue-collar workers about an injury prevalent in jump-heavy activities: jumper’s knee.  Among the most common injuries in sports, jumper’s knee is an

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Focus on the Form: How to do a Correct Deadlift

February 20th, 2019

The deadlift is one of the most effective movements in the sports and fitness world. When done correctly, this lift can drastically improve your total body strength and power (especially in your posterior chain and core) and stimulate your central nervous system. It can be a fantastic addition to the fitness routine of virtually anyone

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Physical Therapy for Concussions. What You Need to Know.

February 10th, 2019

Concussions are being treated more seriously than ever – especially in the world of athletics, where concerns over brain damage have placed high-impact sports such as football under a glaring public spotlight. But whether you received this form of brain injury during an athletic event or in an auto accident, you need to proceed toward

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