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Crossfit Series: What is the difference between soreness and pain?

Being able to figure out the difference between soreness and pain is key to identifying injuries early.  To a degree, soreness is expected with any kind of fitness routine, especially in the early phases of a new program.  Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is a very common soreness to experience and is not a sign […]

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Crossfit Series: I’m not injured, but can Physical Therapy help me with maintenance while I CrossFit?

by Drew Giardina, PT, ATC/L Many professional athletes use physical therapists and athletic trainers to help maintain their bodies at optimal performance level when training and competing. Ask any strength and conditioning coach and they will all agree that rest and recovery is an extremely important aspect of any good training program.  Physical Therapy is […]

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CrossFit Series: Can I do Physical Therapy and still CrossFit?

by Drew Giardina, PT, ATC/L, SCS   CrossFit has been a hot topic over the last few years and has been growing in popularity.  In just the last year, 2 CrossFit gyms opened within a stones throw of my Cave Creek office.  On the internet you will find a lot of information that supports or disputes […]

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Health Care Reform and Physical Therapy

What does 2014 mean for Physical Therapy? Over the last couple of months we have gotten a lot of questions regarding, “What does Healthcare Reform mean to my physical therapy care starting in 2014?”  We know it can be confusing, and we can’t speak for other physical therapy practices but here is what Total Sports Therapy will be […]

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Welcome Sherry Nance, PTA, ATC/L to our Phoenix Office!

Total Sports Therapy Phoenix/Moon Valley office welcomes Sherry Nance, PTA, ATC/L to our family.  Sherry brings an extensive background in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Sports Therapy to our team.  Sherry started her interest in Sports Medicine and playing sports while in middle school where she played volleyball, basketball, and track.  She continued to play volleyball in […]

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