Posts in Paceline Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy In The Sports Setting…Why I Ditched The Traditional Medical Office And Opted To Treat Out Of A Local Gym Instead.

It’s all about the vibe. What do you mean? What I mean is that your surroundings make a big difference. When’s the last time you felt comfortable or inspired in the waiting room of a physician’s office? Exactly. Instead, you probably felt nervous, bored or even scared. So why would you chose that environment for your rehab process?

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How Strength Training Can Prevent Running Injuries

We use strength training on a daily basis for our injured athletes in Nashville, TN and Franklin, TN who are receiving physical therapy. We wanted to share some of out favorite exercises with you. We've put together a total-body workout full-body strength program designed to help athletes get stronger and prevent injury. Below you'll find a written description of the program as well as a video demonstration.

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I’m A Doctor Of Physical Therapy With An Injury. Here’s What My Rehab Program Looks Like.

It’s no secret that PTs need physical therapy too. As a runner, cyclist, swimmer and weight lifter, I’m always finding new ways to injure myself. This time it’s a left hamstring strain. I’ve been dealing with it for about a month now and finally started to get serious about my rehab. In this article, I’d like to show you my approach to sports injury rehab, what treatments I use on myself, and how I deal with return to sports after an injury.

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The New Direction Of Healthcare And Physical Therapy: Cash Pay

Healthcare is changing. Deductibles and copays are rising quickly. Reimbursement red tape is getting more confusing and insurances are covering less and less. It’s gotten to a point where many athletes are now choosing extremely high-deductible plans (catastrophic insurance) and simply paying for everyday medical costs out of pocket or with an HSA/FSA. I

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I’m A Doctor Of Physical Therapy Who's Been Using The Hypervolt Gun On My Athletes. Here’s How It’s Going.

If you aren’t familiar with the Hypervolt gun, you’re missing out. Similar to Theragun, Hypervolt is basically a massage gun that’s used to ease sore muscles, improve circulation and reduce pain. The gun has several different attachments that are useful for the spine, quadriceps, upper trap and calf. I’ve been using it with my clients in the Nashville, TN and Franklin, TN area and the results have been promising.

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5 Reasons You Should Be Lifting Weights

The benefits of resistance training for the endurance athlete no longer need to be justified. When done correctly, weight lifting has long been documented to prevent injury, stabilize joints, preserve muscle mass and increase bone density. So why do so many endurance athletes ignore it?

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Why You Should Care About Direct Access Physical Therapy.

This article explores the topic of direct access physical therapy and why it matters for the athlete. Simply put, direct access allows athletes to visit a physical therapist without the need for a referral. This means less time spent at the doctor’s office and more time back in the game.

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The Truth About Cupping.

This post explains what cupping is and how I use it as a physical therapy treatment for athletes in the Franklin, TN and Nashville, TN areas. We also discuss the current literature on cupping and if it’s a good treatment for you.

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