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Before and after Knowing the right exercises to prepare for fitness activities is key. Our physical therapy experts have years of experience rehabilitating people after injuries and returning them pain-free to the activities they enjoy. What some people might not know is that physical therapists put specific exercise plans together based on your needs to prevent injury. If you do start to experience painwith activities, Solutions Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine can get you back to enjoying your activities pain-free. Call today to learnmore howour programs can help you feel great!
There is nothingmore exciting than taking on a new challenge, sport or activity. For most of us, the thrill of accomplishing a physical goal is what we live for. However, are you prepared for it? The term“weekend warrior”means a personwho doesn’t really train for what they are doing; they just go out and do it on the weekend. How do most injuries occur? Most sports injuries occur from ill-prepared individuals who just jump into the activity without first increasing their strength, endurance and flexibility. Your muscles, tendons, ligaments and other tissues need to be warmed up to work properly. They
take enormous strain during running and sports activities. Therefore, if they are not in top condition, they aremore prone to injury. I njuries increase as you age… If you think back to when you were in your late teens, you could go into a full sprint no problem, take a flying leap and do a whole lot without the slightest thought about it. As you get older, your tissues become less elastic and in fact a little “drier”. When your muscle, tendon and ligament tissues have enoughwater, they are supple and stretchy, allowing you to do a lot of activities. Keep yourself hydrated and stretch often to maintain elasticity in your muscles.
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Relieve your spinal pain! Do you suffer with a y of the following symptoms? • Pain while running or stretching • Soreness after a sports activity • Difficulty with stiffness and soreness • Pain after a sports injury • Difficulty completing workout sessions • Radiating pain to muscles and joints
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