This is the second of two articles on common injuries for disc golfers. To read part one, please follow the link here. Again, disc golf is not a dangerous sport, but as with any sports activity, there are some risks to be aware of. It is less likely to be the cause of injuries than other high-level sports because disc golf is a non-contact sport, requires less than max effort on each attempt, and it is not an endurance sport. However, because of the variability between courses and terrain,...
Posted on 2018-07-09
Physical Therapy As An Effective Treatment For Sports Hernias
With over twenty percent of individuals in the US exercising every day, there is potential for a lot of fitness-related injuries. Although some injuries are commonly known and the treatment understood, what about the lesser known sports hernias and the treatment required to heal them? Instead of reaching for the painkillers to overcome pain or opting for last resort surgery, perhaps it is worth consideri...
Posted on 2018-06-22
My previous post on pitching injuries was aimed to provide general knowledge on what to avoid for many youth pitchers. This will be more specific on what volume of throwing is too much and how to avoid injuries altogether. A vast majority of baseball injuries are from overuse. Overuse can result from players throwing too much, playing too many games, and engaging early specialization. Let’s dive into these ideas.
First, lets discuss the position your child plays after pitc...
Posted on 2017-11-11
I wanted to provide some information to some common injuries experienced while playing disc golf. Disc golf is not a dangerous sport, but as with any athletic activity, there are some risks to be aware of. It is less likely to be the cause of injuries than high-level sports because disc golf is not a contact sport, a sport that requires max effort on each attempt, or an endurance sport. However, because of the variability between courses and terrain, as well as the repetitive nature...
Posted on 2017-10-23
I often get young athletes in the clinic with shoulder pain from throwing. Pain in this population can be from a number of different factors but is very often due to overuse. Kids as young as eight or nine years old start training in the winter and play ball through the end of July. Throwing for so much of the year is too much for these athletes and leads to overuse injuries in the shoulders and elbows. Coaches and parents need to be aware of this risk of injury, and should carefully monito...
Posted on 2017-10-08
"At Judice Sports and Rehab, I had a thorough evaluation, and was treated by the physical therapist/owner, Gregory Judice. He spent a full hour with me, one-on-one, and made an individualized plan of care. His hands-on method of treatment was tailor-made for me to improve my shoulder motion, without causing more pain. I had measurable improvement even after one visit!" -Denise