AthletePlus prides itself on staying current on the latest technology that has been proven to help our patients and athletes. We are proud to announce the AthletePlus Recovery Zone which will provide professional recovery tools for athletes who want to train harder, recover faster, and perform better. Featuring: Normatec Recovery System – The Number 1 […]
When should I stop exercising if I have pain? “I have back pain with exercise, so I better not do anything. If I try to exercise, the back pain gets worse. I better just stay in bed since it hurts.” We hear these comments all the time. How do you know when to keep going or when to stop […]
There are advantages and disadvantages to using either of these With most injuries involving the back, gel packs are easy to use. Ice bags are better for ankles and knees for a longer cold period. Gel Packs Strengths: Cold gel packs contain a special gel that can be frozen and refrozen. Just store the packs […]
The length of time varies depending on the person, the injury area, and type of cold treatment with 10-20 minutes being sufficient. Do NOT leave ice on for longer than 30 minutes. Length of time for varies depending on the person, injury area, and type of cold treatment. How Long Do I Ice My Injury? […]
HealthyPoints Heelys have 1-2 wheels in the heel so kids use their shoes as skates. Protective gear is recommended, but not practical. Fall on an outstretched hand is most common injury. If you see a kid rolling by with one heel up and he or she is just wearing tennis shoes, they are probably wearing […]
When is Ice Not Cool? Ice can be harmful to some individuals with certain medical conditions. There may be exceptions where your doctor or therapist will allow a minimum amount of ice, but consult your own doctor. When is using ice not recommended? Although ice is recommended for acute injuries, caution should be taken for […]
When to Buy New Shoes? Important Points Depending on your activity level, the recommendations on when to buy new running shoes varies. A physical therapist or specialized shoe store can assist you with this decision. Type of Shoe Activity Level Time for New Shoes Walking Shoes Walk 10-15 miles a week Every 4-6 months or 350-550 […]
Over 2 million people have this condition. A thorough physical therapy evaluation following a visit to your physician is vital for successful treatment. Many physical therapy treatments have shown success and surgery is the last option. There are many causes of plantar fasciitis listed below. What is plantar fasciitis? The term “-itis” usually means inflammation. […]
Are these better on my knees and back as far as decreasing the wear and tear on my body?… We have proven in our other article that wearing high-heeled shoes may increase the chance of having OA for women (See Is it Better to Look Good or to Feel Good?) Women and shoes are a touchy subject. […]
I was really pleased with the service at AthletePlus. The staff is professional and helpful. I felt comfortable asking any questions about the therapy and anything related to my injury. I felt at ease getting advice on how to adapt the routines so I could do them at home. Overall, I would recommend them to anyone.
It was a good experience and it really help me during the exercises. I was treated and helpful and I will come back.
“Thank you Chris and the AthletePlus team for all your help in getting my knee back to “normal”. I can use it again with ease and no pain”
i have improveed a lot. All the exercises ans therapy did a lot of good. Every one here were so helpful and explained everything very well. Rate it 10/10.
I started my physical therapy in a significant amount of pain. After a couple weeks I stopped taking pain medicine because I was experiencing so much relief from pain. The staff was so helpful and knowledgeable. Every visit was a positive experience.
My experience here was amazing! I had great service and a speedy recovery thanks to AthletePlus!
Fantastic, I would recommend it to anyone and a nice friendly caring atmosphere. They will help you with what ever your needs are.
Professional staff who are concerned about their patients. Also best program ever.
Extremely helpful in helping my recovery from my injury. They were able to provide a program that helped me progress as smooth and quick as possible.
Great experience. Always felt motivated to work my hardest and knew that the therapists were truly caring about my recovery.