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
Category: Health and Wellness
by Sasha Kolbeck, MPT, DPT, OCS, COMT What is the Sportsmetrics™ program? It’s first important to know what it is used for. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are common and devastating for athletes. Most ACL injuries are non-contact injuries that occur in soccer, basketball, and skiing. The peak incidence occurs in the 14 to 25-year-old.
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
by Sasha Kolbeck, MPT, DPT, OCS, COMT The BodiTrak pressure mat is one tool that provides helpful objective metrics during the physical therapy evaluation and treatment to assess, cue, and retrain movements, including weight shift, time to stabilize for balance, and squatting through the use of video, real-time biofeedback, and metrics. These data help to
By Sasha Kolbeck, DPT | Graphic Design by Kistner Creative The term anti-gravity can lead to thoughts of space. Dr. Robert Whalen, a NASA engineer worked to develop technology to help astronauts exercise in space to counteract the effects which lead to bone and muscle loss. His son Sean looked to create anti-gravity on earth, leading