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Shane’s ACL Injury Story

Shane tells her story about how she tore her ACL, underwent multiple surgeries and complications, and overcame it all in the end.  She was inspired by her experience to become a physical therapist; and now is an avid surfer and focuses on helping surfers get back to their passion. Watch her story here…

Returning to Sport after ACL Surgery

Why it might take longer than you think You’ve heard of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)… and the devastating effects of injury as well as the lengthy rehabilitation process following surgery.  However, did you know that it could take up to TWO YEARS to regain proper strength and biomechanics to return to full competitive sport …

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“5 Words That Saved Our Knees”

Sometimes you say something in a way that truly resonates with someone.  When you see the “lightbulb” go on, you know you’ve connected and made a difference.  Moments like this are why I love helping people in rehab and performance. Read this story from a Mom who embraced the opportunity for an early consultation, before …

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What did this Olympic alpine ski racer do immediately before a race, to Prevent Injury and Enhance Performance?

In the final minute before she raced in the 2018 Winter Olympics, the camera zoomed in for a close-up of the American alpine ski racer as she prepared for one of the biggest competitions of her life.  She assumes a plank position, on arms and toes, as her trainer pushes firmly and deliberately on her …

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ACL Injuries in Field Sports

Anterior Cruiciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are becoming increasingly more prevalent in youth sports, especially in sports that involve running, cutting, jumping, and competing with other players.  If you are involved in field or court sports, then you have likely heard about how physically and emotionally devastating an ACL rupture can be for an athlete. An …

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