5 Things Physicians Need to Know About Physical Therapists

5 Things Physicians Need to Know About Physical Therapists

Physical therapists and physicians have worked alongside each other on the healthcare team since the inception of the physical therapy profession, but many physicians do not understand or utilize a physical therapist’s education and skills to their full extent. ...
Summer Safety: Heat Illness

Summer Safety: Heat Illness

You may have recently seen a story on ESPN or local news about an independent investigation into the heat stroke-related death of Garden City Community College football player Braeden Bradforth.  Bradforth, a nineteen year-old offensive lineman with his whole life...
Four Things Your Physician Won’t Tell You About Back Pain

Four Things Your Physician Won’t Tell You About Back Pain

Back pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint and the #1 reason for doctors visits among adults.  It affects over 80% of us at some point in our lifetime!  Unfortunately, most of these patients go to see their primary care physician, looking for answers. ...
Why You Don’t Need An X-Ray for Your Ankle Sprain

Why You Don’t Need An X-Ray for Your Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are one of the most common orthopedic injuries occurring in sports, and it is the most commonly seen orthopedic injury in emergency rooms.  Most people who sprain their ankle feel it is necessary to go to the emergency room to make sure that the ankle...
The Hockey Player’s Guide to Skating Faster

The Hockey Player’s Guide to Skating Faster

There are many skills and attributes that go into becoming a great hockey player – skating speed is probably one of the most important to taking a player to the next level.  But, how can you do that besides just skating more?  What you do in the gym can have a...