Performance Physical Therapy Blog

by Dr. Michael Riccardi, DPT, FAFS, CSCS Whether you’ve been running for years or just started last week, you should familiarize yourself with some common running injuries, so you know how to prevent and treat any reoccurring knee pain. The two most common running injuries to be aware of are Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee) … Continue reading Runner’s Knees Can Be the Worst, But They Don’t Have to Be

by Dr. Brian Hay, DPT, MS, OCS Proper recovery from a run can be just as important as preparing for one. Most of the articles you read about running will discuss preparing for a run, but learning about the proper recovery should be just as important, and is just as crucial in preventing injuries. 1) … Continue reading Couch to 5K Week 7: The Importance of a Proper Recovery

by Dr. Brendan Boyle, PT, DPT “Good things come slow. Especially in distance running.” – Bill Dellinger When the school year starts, we all have the same thought; this summer went by way too fast. I’m sure there was a lot you forgot to do, most importantly, all your summer assignments. If you’re a cross-country runner … Continue reading Run, run, as fast as you can: You’ll never catch me, I’m a cross country fan

by Dr. Brian Hay, DPT, MS, OCS Running can leave you hot and sweaty, so if you decide to take your workout outside this summer, you’re going to need the proper fabrics to help keep your body cool and not feeling like you just jumped into a pool. Tops When it comes to tops, short … Continue reading Couch to 5K Week 6: Are You Wearing Proper Running Clothes?

At 86 years old, Philip Leis entered the 2018 WSF World Masters Squash Championships. He traveled all the way to Charlottesville to compete, and as the oldest participant in that group, Phil had to show everyone what he was capable of. After a week of competing, Phil finished off the championships happy as ever. He … Continue reading 86-year-old Squash Star Won’t Let Age or Injury Slow Him Down

 
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