Tingling and numb leg

3 causes of numbness and tingling down the leg

Whatever the cause, pinched nerves in the low back can be the most debilitating pain you’ll ever experience. The question is, where exactly is the problem coming from? In the back we have our spine out of which the nerves exit and head down the back and lower legs. If the spine is healthy and

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Post-op care: Why an Athletic Therapist is a good fit

Navigating life after a major orthopedic injury and surgery (anterior cruciate ligament or rotator cuff surgery, etc.) can be challenging not only physically but also mentally. Athletic Therapists are healthcare professionals who specialize in musculoskeletal injury and post-surgical care and rehabilitation. We take all aspects of rehabilitation (shoulder surgery, knee surgery, elbow surgery, etc.) into

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Navigating exercise during pregnancy: Some prenatal considerations

Exercise during pregnancy can seem overwhelming for many women and female athletes. There are many questions that arise about what is safe and what is not, as well as how to manage common aches and pains that can develop throughout a pregnancy. Since many women ask these questions as they try to navigate the constant

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Senior man at gym stretching

Tips from an Athletic Therapist: Staying active while you age

As it is in most cases, athletic therapy is not often thought of at the top of the list of healthcare practitioners when dealing with the senior population. However, just as we as a profession can demonstrate to the general public that our knowledge and skillset can help people with their day to day lives, so

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