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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 [...]

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 swing the golf club more efficiently. 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, [...]

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

A Growing Concern: Avoiding Sports Injuries

Each year more and more people engage in sports and recreational activities in order to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Unfortunately, as the number of people biking, hiking, and playing sports increases, so do the injuries. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, in 2016, more than eight million people had a sports related injury. Since more men play contact sports, twice as many men as women had sports related injuries. Another concerning statistic: children between the ages of five and 14 account for nearly 40% of all sports related injuries. It’s time to learn how to keep [...]

What Are the Most Common Sports Injuries?

Whether you are a highly-trained athlete or a weekend warrior, there is always a risk of injury. Unfortunately, when injuries like a lower back pain sports injury or ankle injuries in sports happen, it can be quite hard to figure out what part is really injured or how to treat it. Moreover, injuries can also happen when a person is not properly acclimatized to play the sport, like not warming up or stretching the muscles before playing. So do you want to know what to expect the next time you hit the court? Here is a countdown of the [...]

By |August 9th, 2018|Athletic & Sport Injuries|Comments Off on What Are the Most Common Sports Injuries?