Treatable shoulder impairment affects approximately 30% of the American population. This percentage will probably increase as adults desire to be involved in sporting/recreational activities later in life while at the same time, adolescents challenge the shoulder joint to great extents via sport specialization, not to mention overuse thereof. All of this may lead to […]
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Dynamic balance and coordination, multi joint integration, and proper sequencing of muscle firing patterns are the cornerstone of athletic movement and essential for elite performance and reducing injury risk. 2 Essential Joint Functions Every joint complex in our body has one of two essential functions of either contributing to create stability or mobility. The foot […]
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and according to the American Cancer Society, approximately 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. Early detection through screening and increased awareness is extremely important in order to improve the chances that breast cancer can be diagnosed early and treated […]
Balance has always been considered an important component of post injury or surgical recovery, and it is frequently used as one of the criteria for allowing someone to return to work, sports, or activities. In Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, the gold standard when testing balance has long been to time how long a person can stand on one leg with their foot flat on the ground, with eyes both open and closed, with an ideal goal of achieving a 60 second eyes closed stance prior to loss of balance.