YOUR BODY NEEDS THIS AFTER THE NEW YORK MARATHON!

Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy October 28, 2014

by Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy Running the NYC Marathon is hard on your body, regardless of your age, fitness or training level. Joints get abused. Ligaments get tested. Muscles get loaded, often overloaded, and strained. After intense training, there are some guidelines to follow to reduce pain, inflammation and injury, to ensure future [...]

ACL SURGERY? DO THIS AND HEAL FASTER

Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy October 23, 2014

by Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy Physical therapy is a crucial part of successful ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgery, with exercises and home maintenance protocols beginning immediately after the procedure. Much of the success of ACL reconstructive surgery depends on our client’s dedication to their physical therapy program. If you are an ACL surgical [...]

I TORE MY ACL – DO I NEED SURGERY?

Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy October 16, 2014

by Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy If you have or suspect you have an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tear, seek out a qualified physical therapist. Your physical therapist will perform special tests to check the stability of your injured knee in non-weight-bearing and, if safe and appropriate, weight-bearing positions. If one or more of [...]

WHEN IT COMES TO SHUTTING DOWN YOUR QUADRICEPS, A LITTLE PAIN CAN GO A LONG WAY

Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy October 8, 2014

by Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy In sports, in order to run, jump, land and kick, your legs have to be in top shape. Not just for performance but to avoid injury. Acute, chronic or post-surgical knee injury, pain and swelling can drastically “shut down” the ability of your quadriceps to produce power across [...]