Cost of Contact in Sports Is Estimated at Over 600,000 Injuries a Year

October 17, 2017

Guest written by Dr. Howard J. Levy, MD, MBA Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine as commentary to The New York Times article titled “Cost of Contact in Sports Is Estimated at Over 600,000 Injuries a Year” released on September 29, 2017. A recent article in The New York Times reported that contact sports are responsible for over 600,000 injuries per... Read more »

Drew Scott injures hamstring on Dancing With the Stars

September 27, 2017

Property Brothers star, Drew Scott, suffered a hamstring injury while rehearsing with his partner Emma Slater, for his Dancing With the Stars performance. While we often hear about hamstring pulls in athletes, it is a quite common injury for dancers as well, and we wanted to provide insight from that perspective.  Naturally, we turned to... Read more »

A great day on Wall Street … and we don’t mean the stock market!

August 25, 2017

Edward Marx, Duathlon World Champion and member of Team USA, honored our Wall Street clinic by presenting our staff with a signed Team USA jersey! This was in appreciation for the excellent care and encouragement he received during his physical therapy rehab from a torn meniscus.  Feeling pain in his left knee while training for... Read more »

Physical Therapy helps young skater get back on the ice

August 17, 2017

Arlington, MA patient Lauren Widrick is an 11-year-old figure skater.  She has been figure skating since she was three and this past spring developed tendinitis in her right foot while working on landing her double salchow.  Lauren’s former coach recommended she see Allison Stringer for Physical Therapy, as Allison has personal experience with the sport... Read more »

Is a bone bruise merely a bruise?

August 16, 2017

Guest written by Jeff Yellin, DPT, CSCS, USA-W, ART and Carrie Haubrich-Burke, ATC as commentary to a recent ESPN article titled, “Nationals expect Bryce Harper back for playoff push.” The article highlights the possibility that a career-altering knee injury for the Nationals outfielder seemed realistic. The term ‘bone bruise’ is actually a misnomer and can... Read more »

#WellnessWednesday – Improve Your Day with Breakfast

August 15, 2017

What did you have for breakfast today? Did you know that how you choose to first fuel your body will influence your daily energy, moods, clarity, emotions and even how you sleep? Starting your day with nutrient-rich foods including healthy fats, proteins, and colorful produce provides an excellent foundation to continue to make healthy choices... Read more »

Concussions Don’t Discriminate – Not Just for Athletes!

August 11, 2017

Concussions can happen to anyone…just ask Rebel Wilson. Rebel suffered a concussion, due to a fall while on set filming her new comedy “Isn’t it Romantic?”  A concussion is a type of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or by a hit to the body that causes... Read more »

Overuse Injuries: Causes and Tips for Prevention

August 4, 2017

The recent New York Post article titled “The epidemic that’s ruining youth sports” inspired Jon Rogers, PT, DPT to provide insight on overuse injuries from a Physical Therapist’s perspective. There is such a thing as too much of a good thing.  At all ages, we’re constantly using our bodies, and everything we do puts some... Read more »

#WellnessWednesday – Gratitude and Mindfulness

August 2, 2017

Did you know that Mindfulness and Gratitude are skills that can be practiced to help support your recovery? How can Gratitude help? The practice of gratitude focuses on what you do have, instead of what you don’t, shifting energy and priorities to more of a feeling of well-being and abundance. Start a gratitude journal. Before... Read more »