As a punishing linebacker for the Texas Longhorns, Robert Killebrew delivered pain. Nowadays, however, as a physical therapist he’s all about relieving it.
Physical therapy can help heal emotional wounds, too.
Experts Katie Lucas, PT, DPT, Sarah Reinking, PT, DPT, and James Zachazewski, PT, ATC, DPT discuss injury prevention concerns, COVID-19 and safe practice and play considerations, and gave recommendations for preparation and implementation of sports activities in the upcoming phases of reopening.
Alyssa Gialamas may have seemed unlikely to become a world-class athlete when born with a rare condition called arthrogryposis that causes affected joints to be rigid. Listen as she shares her story of empowerment, the impacts of physical therapy and her mother’s support, and what every person with a disability should know. https://www.choosept.com/Radio/Detail/adapt-to-overcome-young-woman-s-journey-to-paralym
Physical therapist Jena Gatses became the first full-time female PT and strength coach in NASCAR—and in professional motocross, as well, with Gibb’s team on that circuit. Listen as Jena shares her experiences.
Live #XchangeSA chat with
Mike Reinold, PT, DPT, board-certified sports clinical specialist, former Boston Red Sox head athletic trainer, and owner of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance. http://www.apta.org/xchangesa/