Athletic & Sport Injuries Articles & Resources Category

22 01, 2022

Why You Should Choose Back In Motion Physical Therapy in Cape Coral, FL

By |January 22nd, 2022|Tags: |

On This Page: How Pain Affects You, How Can A Physical Therapist Help, Why Choose a Physical Therapist, Why We're Your First Choice, What to Expect, Get Back in Motion, Physical Therapist FAQ Living your life with pain and some type of limiting condition can affect every moment of your day, week, month or year. No matter how small or severe the condition is, it is going to be a constant nudge on your well-being 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 [...]

23 11, 2020

FAQ’s About Sports Injuries

By |November 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , , |

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.   Should I Use Ice Or Heat? So, that's a big question we [...]

13 11, 2020

Sports Injuries: Causes, Treatments, & Preventions

By |November 13th, 2020|Tags: , , |

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? Yeah, so I would say, the biggest sports injuries that we commonly see [...]

13 05, 2020

Sports Physical Therapy In Fort Myers, FL

By |May 13th, 2020|

Need Sports Physical Therapy in the Fort Myers, FL Area? 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 target the injured [...]

5 06, 2019

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

By |June 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

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, but also how good they feel.  Now let’s take a closer look at [...]

4 09, 2018

Treatments For Sports Injuries

By |September 4th, 2018|Tags: , |

Introduction to Treatment For Sports InjuriesWhat 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 it, and if there is any joint abnormality, you need to seek the treatment immediately. Let [...]

17 08, 2018

3 Common Mistakes That Cause Athlete’s Injuries

By |August 17th, 2018|

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, however some are preventable; which could exemplify the difference between a successful season [...]

13 08, 2018

A Growing Concern: Avoiding Sports Injuries

By |August 13th, 2018|

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 yourself, and those you care about, safe in the sports arena.These are the [...]

1 05, 2018

Three Secrets To Treating A Pulled Hamstring

By |May 1st, 2018|Tags: |

Introduction To Hamstring Treatment Last week we wrote about three symptoms of a hamstring strain. You can access this content by clicking here. Meanwhile, in this post were going to disclose EXACTLY how to treat a pulled hamstring. Hamstring injuries can be quite painful and when not treated immediately, they can result in swelling and tenderness. You need some basic information on the treatment of pulled hamstring; this will help you avoid the stress that comes with the pain, swelling and tenderness of the injured area. With grades one and two of a pulled hamstring taking between three weeks and a month to heal, you would like to reduce the healing period. [...]