Category: Sports Injuries

Sports & Military Concussions Mar18th 2021

Sports & Military Concussions

by Sasha Kolbeck, MPT, DPT, OCS, COMT How many concussions are due to sports vs. military? If you have ever had a concussion, you know that it is a serious matter. Many people think concussions only come from sports and activity, however, military personnel experience an astounding number of concussions as well. There are an

The BodiTrak Pressure Mat Jan4th 2021

The BodiTrak Pressure Mat: Part 2: Data-Driven Progression for Return to Sport & Performance

by Sasha Kolbeck, MPT, DPT, OCS, COMT Reinjury rates after ACL reconstruction are 20% for those that return to sport, 23% for those under age 25 who return to sport per Wiggins, and 5% for professional athletes who meet discharge criteria and return to sport, according to Grindem. If someone requires ACL revision surgery due

SPORTS SPECIALIZATIO Mar4th 2020

THE GOOD AND THE BAD OF SPORTS SPECIALIZATION

by Sasha Kolbeck, DPT Sports participation has the benefits of physical activity, developing physical skills, socialization, learning teamwork, self-regulation ability, leadership skills, self-esteem, building memories, and having fun. Beyond participation is sports specialization, which is year-round participation of intensive training of a single sport in exclusion of other sports. There has been an increase in

Dec27th 2019

AGGRESSIVE SPORTS INJURY MANAGEMENT

Original Article Published on Premax There’s one question that is on the top every athlete’s list when they sustain an injury – when can I play or race again? It’s a question that I usually answer with another question; when do you need to? Sometimes there’s an important event or competition coming up and it needs

Concussion-Rates-What-Sport-Has-The-Most-Concussions Jan7th 2019

CONCUSSION RATES: WHAT SPORT HAS THE MOST CONCUSSIONS?

Article Featured on Complete Concussion Management Concussion is a serious concern for all athletes, particularly for those involved in contact, high-speed or collision sports. These injuries have become a significant issue for certain sports. In fact, some contact sports, such as American or tackle football, are seeing a decline in registration and participation year over