6 Most Commons Sports Injuries

This is Dr. James Porco, Physical Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Athletic Performance Specialist here at Back in Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy in Fort Meyers, Florida. I'm coming to you today to discuss some of the most common sports injuries that we tend to see in clinical practice. Why and how they occur. What populations they normally occur in, if these common injuries can be possibly prevented, and what you might expect to see in a treatment plan revealing exactly what separates Back in Motion and how we can get you back on the field or [...]

By |December 7th, 2020|Articles Athletic & Sport Injuries, Athletic & Sport Injuries, or Injuries|Comments Off on 6 Most Commons Sports Injuries

FAQ’s About Sports Injuries

Today we're gonna go over the top frequently asked questions we're asked about sports injuries on a day-to-day basis.   I Was Told That Surgery Is The Only Option. Can You Help Me? The truth is it depends, right. Some patients are told who have an athletic injury, that surgery is their only option. But other times, these patients can be fixed, because maybe the physician or medical provider that was evaluating them had a wrong diagnosis. It really just depends on your end game and goal, where you're trying to get to, and if we can help you. [...]

By |November 23rd, 2020|Athletic & Sport Injuries, or Injuries, Sports Injuries, Uncategorized|Comments Off on FAQ’s About Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries: Causes, Treatments, & Preventions

So we are here today with internationally known manual, sport, & spine physical therapist, published author, & inventor of the Gray Method™. Dr. Scott Gray is SWFL’s & Fort Myer’s leading physical therapist for orthopedic, sport, and spine injuries. He is the founder of Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy in Fort Myers, Florida. He is a manual physical therapist and provides orthopedic, sport, & spine physical therapy. We are going to be asking him the most common sports-related injuries and questions.   What Are The Most Common Sports Injuries That You See On a Daily Basis? [...]

By |November 13th, 2020|Articles Athletic & Sport Injuries, Athletic & Sport Injuries, Sports Injuries|Comments Off on Sports Injuries: Causes, Treatments, & Preventions

Get Back in the Game with Sports Physical Therapy In Fort Myers, FL

Sidelined with a sports-related injury? Sports physical therapy will help you get back in the game. Countless scientific studies have proven that sports physical therapy is the safest and most-effective type of treatment for nearly all sports-related injuries. Whether you're injury developed gradually or suddenly, is minor or severe, a sports physical therapist can get you back in the game stronger than ever. Sports physical therapists are experts in sports-related pain and injuries. They can pinpoint the underlying cause of the pain (such as overused and unconditioned muscles) to provide athletes the best treatment. Strength and conditioning exercises that [...]

By |May 13th, 2020|Athletic & Sport Injuries, Physical Therapy, Sports Injuries|Comments Off on Get Back in the Game with Sports Physical Therapy In Fort Myers, FL

Why You Should Choose Back In Motion Physical Therapy

Living your life with pain and some type of limiting condition can affect every aspect of your life. No matter how small or severe the condition is, it is going to be a constant nudge on your wellbeing and a block to living your life to the fullest.  Think about this, you want to stand up and catch a good glance of your child performing on stage, but your back pain is not letting you do that. Or... that competitive running used to be your passion but is now just a dream because the pain in your legs won't [...]

A Definitive Guide to Sports Physical Therapy

Overview of Sports Physical Therapy: When it comes to getting sports-related injury treatment, sports physical therapy has been shown to be one of the best treatments. It helps patients with a sports-related injury restore return to their sport or activity safely. The process of regaining strength & function can be short or long depending on your sports injury, but fortunately, with sports physical therapy athletes can be restored to their full health. Sports Injury Conditions Physical Therapists Treat: Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are painful and can limit the motion. In addition, it can prevent a person from enjoying normal activities, [...]

By |August 5th, 2019|Athletic & Sport Injuries, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Definitive Guide to Sports Physical Therapy

3 Simple Ways to Swing the Golf Club More Efficiently or Pain Free

Introduction to Swinging the Golf Club More Efficiently: As a golfer we all want to improve our game in some form or fashion whether that be to increase our driving distance, putt more effectively, or even just swing pain free. Whatever the goal, there are three things any golfer can do to do just that. These three things are to improve your trunk rotation and hip mobility, and increase your functional strength. When all three of these components are trained or worked upon, many golfers will quickly notice how much better their golf game has improved, but also [...]

Why Seeing A Sports Medicine Specialist Is Important To Your Career

At times, we have seen our favorite heroes falling from grace, not because of their own doing, but rather by star-crossed circumstances. Remember Grant Hill? The famous basketball player who used to play for the Detroit Pistons was plagued by nagging ankle injuries for the better part of four years and since then he never recovered again. Guys like Grant Hill, Penny Hardaway and Tracy McGrady would have been definitely the Hall of Famers if sports injuries did not get the best of them. Injuries are common among athletes, and sometimes they are so severe that they derail an athlete’s [...]

By |September 4th, 2018|Articles Athletic & Sport Injuries, Athletic & Sport Injuries|Comments Off on Why Seeing A Sports Medicine Specialist Is Important To Your Career

Treatments For Sports Injuries

Introduction to Treatment For Sports Injuries What do you think is the quickest way that sidelines a good player? Well, it is sports injuries. Sports injuries refer to the kinds of injuries that occur while playing sports. Sports injuries are really agonizing and no matter which sport you play, the treatment and time required to recover from an injury can vary depending on the severity of the sports injury. It largely depends on if the injury an acute or a chronic concern. If a sports injury is causing you severe pain, numbness, swelling, if you cannot put weight on [...]

By |September 4th, 2018|Athletic & Sport Injuries|Comments Off on Treatments For Sports Injuries

3 Common Mistakes That Cause Athlete’s Injuries

According to Youth Sports Statistics, 66% of boys and 52% of girls between 5-18 years of age play organized sports. But statistically speaking, there is bound to be an injury somewhere down the line. Injuries are basically star-crossed risks that come with playing sports. After an athlete suffers an injury, usually they don’t nurse their injuries properly which causes a delayed or incomplete recovery and more time on the sidelines. This might be due to the athlete not knowing what to do, or getting a bad medical advice or treatment. Some of the injuries are just going to happen, [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Athletic & Sport Injuries|Comments Off on 3 Common Mistakes That Cause Athlete’s Injuries