How Physical Therapy Can Help Common Baseball Injuries

With summer sun comes outdoor fun like bbqs and pool parties. It’s also the time of year for one of America’s favorite pastimes –– baseball! The popular outdoor sport can be enjoyed by athletes of all ages, but unfortunately, there are also common injuries associated with playing the game. From pitcher’s elbow to bicep tendonitis,…
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How to Avoid or Treat a Minor Injury

  Fall is an amazing time of the year –– school starts back up again and the weather starts to cool down. Autumn here Mankato is arguably the best time of the year from the changing colors of leaves to enjoying the outdoors. With all of the great reasons to be outside, people will likely…
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3 Common Lifting Mistakes To Avoid

  Low back pain is about as common as a cold. Nearly everyone will have one at some point in their life1. No program or training has been proven to completely remove the risk of back pain, but I want to give you some tools to help you keep your back as healthy as possible,…
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1 Simple Way to Prevent Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases, Dementia, and Depression TODAY!

  Finally, after years and year of trying to figure out how to prevent some of the worst chronic diseases and medical problems, researchers have found the one pill to prevent it all. Cancer, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, dementia, and depression are finally about to meet their match. All you have to do is…
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5 Keys To Understanding Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis) And How To Treat It

  Ever have pain on the outside of the elbow? How about pain in the elbow while swinging a racquet or hammer or even just gripping? If you have, chances are high that you are a part of the 1-3% of people that have had “tennis elbow”1. Tennis elbow is the common name for lateral…
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When Should You Use Ice vs Heat on an Injury?

Ice vs Heat: Which is the best treatment for aches and pains, and when?   We often have patients ask us when they should use ice and when they should use heat when it comes to injuries and pain. While both ice and heat are effective treatments to help with swelling and decrease pain, the…
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