Tennis is a challenging sport that requires agility, strength, speed, balance and endurance. Although tennis players have less risk of injury than do soccer players, runners or even golfers, they are susceptible to a variety of shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee, ankle, hip and spine injuries. An estimated two-thirds of these injuries stem from over use […]
Learn How to Keep Young Athletes Injury-Free in Free Workshop by NYCPT Experts A startling one in five kids who visit the nation’s ERs because of an injury is there for a sports-related injury. The good news is that many of these common sports injuries can be easily prevented. NYCPT’s team of doctors, physical therapists […]
NY Chiropractic & Physical Therapy’s Conditioning Specialist, Matt Nelson, demonstrates an essential warm-up exercise to help young athletes prevent injuries and increase mobility for any sport. It’s a must-see for all of the young athletes in your life. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more expert tips and training videos.
One in five kids who visit the nation’s emergency rooms for treatment of an injury is there for a sports-related injury. In fact, a survey by the non-profit advocacy group Safe Kids Worldwide shows that a young athlete visits an ER about every 25 seconds. What most parents do not realize is that many of […]
Image via atelierblog.com Shoes are for women what cars are for men. Most women feel more glamorous and confident when wearing a pair of high heels. And just like a man doesn’t want to leave a sleek sports car sitting undriven in his garage, a woman doesn’t want to leave her beautiful high heels sitting […]
I know all too well how painful and debilitating back pain can be. At the age of 16, I was involved in a very serious car accident that left me with multiple fractures of the neck as well as a broken mid- and lower- back. I was hospitalized for several months, underwent lumbar surgery, and as a […]