Exercise caution during summer workouts

Exercise caution during summer workouts

While many relish the opportunity to take both play and exercise outdoors as the weather continues to warm, physical therapist Jim Herkimer of Sports Conditioning and Rehab (SCAR) reminds us that beneficial exercise comes with an added level of risk when done in the...

5 Benefits of Therapeutic Massage for Athletes

5 Benefits of Therapeutic Massage for Athletes

As an athlete, you already know that you've got to maintain optimal health if you want to keep playing the sport you love. Physical therapy with an experienced physical therapist is a big part of that, especially when you're recovering from an injury. One of the main...

Focus on the Form: How to do a Correct Deadlift

Focus on the Form: How to do a Correct Deadlift

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...

The Importance of Proper Recovery

The Importance of Proper Recovery

The recovery period that you allow yourself between workouts is when the real improvement in your body's systems takes place. If you don't take a recovery period, your muscles won't be able to repair, rebuild and strengthen at maximum efficiency. If you have any...

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