I welcome questions about axial (spine) and appendicular (extremity) sports injury. I am open to any question and will let you know if I cannot answer it.
20 Years as a sports and orthopedic physical therapist working with patients in my eight PT practices in Northeastern Colorado, as well as a volunteer covering training rooms in Colorado.
Published in the Journal Biomechanics about a device I invented for diabetic Neuropathic Golfers. Published weekly in the South Platte Sentinel,Sterling CO, about various topics since 1990.
BS in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado 1988, At least 5 credit hours per year continuing ed in orthopedics/sports injury, Level II NAIOMT accredited as a manual therapist (orthopedics), Board certified by the APTA as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Doctorate of Physical Therapy Creighton University 1996. Owner of McDonald Physical Therapy and SportsMedicine Centers in Colorado since 1990. I am a clinical instructor for students from the University of Colorado and Regis University as well as The University of Arizona
Pathfinder Award, Northeastern Junior College, Sterling CO 2005. Eight consecutive years voted "Best Physical Therapy Clinic" in Sterling CO, by the community's vote.
12-14 patients/day for the past 20 years..confidential info per HIPPA regulation.
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Hi, There is very little scientific evidence that braces do anything to support the knee, therefore, it would be wise to avoid anything which provokes pain (i.e. wearing it). I would personally recommend
Hi, It sounds as though you have strained the adductor muscles of your thigh (groin). The best solution is to switch to a less forceful activity, wrap with compression shorts or a 6 inch ace wrap and try
Nancy, what you describe is very difficult to speculate on over the net, and I dont wish to mislead you, but I would consider investigating an exercise induced compartment syndrome though this should happen
Scot, as a PT I have seen tingly toes for nearly dozens of reasons which you will need to rule out...Low B12 levels, Lumbar disc protrusions, tarsal tunnel syndrome, Mortons Neuroma, and other causes
Sheryl...sorry so late I am just now returning from Australia all month. I agree that a specific PT for athletes would be best,as is is too specific to guess over the net and I wouldnt want to give poor