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This week, we will delve into one of the most common career-enders for professional football players – the dreaded ACL injury. Although football players are particularly susceptible to this type of injury, anyone who takes an impact of the knee at an oblique angle can damage their ACL. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the four main ligaments within the knee that connect the femur to the tibia. The ACL helps stabilize the knee. An ACL injury is a tear in one of the knee lig...
Posted on 2021-05-27
We are always excited for Physical Therapy Month.  It gives PTs the opportunity to be recognized for their specialized contributions in the healthcare setting.  Over the last few years, there has been advancement in Louisiana regarding when Physical Therapists can treat patients.  In the recent past, PTs needed a referral from a physician to provide services.  Since Direct Access became law in June of 2016, PTs no longer need a doctor's order to evaluate and treat! &nb...
Posted on 2020-10-13
               It's Rehabilitation Week!  What does Rehabiltation Awareness Week mean?  It's a time when Rehab Professionals, like Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists and Occupational Therapists, are recognized for their contributions to getting yall back on the road to recovery!  It's a time to say Thank You and show appreciation for their work.   We all know that when in therapy, you-the patient, are doing all the hard ...
Posted on 2020-09-17
Before we talk about the Suspended Gait Training, let's first look at what Gait Training is.  According to Wikipedia, "Gait training or gait rehabilitation is the act of learning how to walk, either as a child, or, more frequently, after sustaining an injury or disability." In Physcial Therapy, Gait Training is used after an injury or any condition which affects your ability to walk.  It can be used for general weakness, after a stroke, and various neuromuscul...
Posted on 2020-07-02
            Last week, we looked into the causes, symptoms, and methods of prevention of ACL injuries. This week, we will discuss prevention methods, treatment options and the subsequent risks involved.    Prevention Proper training and exercise can help reduce the risk of ACL injury. A physical therapist, athletic trainer or other specialist in sports medicine can provide assessment, instruction and feedback that can help you r...
Posted on 2020-02-29
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