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Your hips were feeling stiff so your physical therapist performed massage on your glutes and you found you could squat deeper. Your physical therapist gave you a thoracic manipulation when you were experiencing neck pain and you suddenly found you could turn your head further to each side or lift your arms above your head...
By: Jillian Chiappisi PT, DPT, SCS Although somewhat controversial, “overtraining” is actually considered to be a syndrome in and of itself and is evidence of a body that is being pushed past the point of its ability to heal and repair itself. According to the authors of this article, which studies gymnasts as a sample population, an increase...
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DID YOU KNOW… 1 in 4 Americans above the age of 65 fall every year? As individuals get older, the risk of falling increases. The fear of falling is also common as people age, even for those who haven’t fallen. The fear alone can lead people to avoid or minimize performance of their activities of daily living...
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With two weeks to go until the New York City Marathon, as a first timer or a seasoned veteran, you might be asking yourself what is normal† to feel, and what isn’t normal to feel. Here are some tips to get you through the last 2 weeks before the marathon.  Taper time!  By now, you should be...
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As the first day of summer came and went last week, running season is officially underway. Whether you are out as a casual runner, a competitive runner, or just starting out, we all have one goal in common… to avoid injury. There is a lot of information available to runners in magazines, throughout the internet,...
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Making time for and sticking to an exercise program can be tough. Whether you’ve been prescribed exercises by a physical therapist, or you’re just trying to be more regimented about your own routine, try these 5 tips to help improve your compliance! 1. SET A DATE (AND TIME) WITH YOURSELF It may sound silly, but...
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2 BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR EVOLVE! 1. Evolve is proud to announce that we are now a participating member of Hospital for Special Surgery Rehabilitation Network!   “The HSS Rehabilitation Network is a hospital-based network of recommended outpatient rehabilitation practices.” Please see our listing page here for our contact information. Evolve Physical Therapy & Sports Rehabilitation thanks Hospital...
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WHAT IS CROSSFIT? “CrossFit is constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity. All CrossFit workouts are based on functional movements, and these movements reflect the best aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing and more. These are the core movements of life. They move the largest loads the longest distances, so they are ideal for...
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With marathon season in NYC behind us, I would like to extend a huge congratulations to all runners who completed the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon! Of our patients who participated, two finishers were Ralph and Meggie, husband and wife, who both completed their first full marathon this November. Each overcame their respective injuries...
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As the 2016 Olympics wrapped up, we saw the US Olympic Women’s Team soar high above the rest of the world in skill and execution. This success has undoubtedly motivated kids across the globe to participate in gymnastics programs. In the last 30 years, the sport itself has become exponentially more demanding. Because of this...