Category Archives: Sports injury

Athlete’s can improve over summer

Common mistake athlete’s make over the summer   Gaining weight Most athletes think it is easy to gain weight, but talking about muscle weight that is different. They gain the opposite of muscle, fat. It’s not hard to do either. You’re just go to a couple barbecues or parties away from tipping the scales in […]

Lacrosse Beginner

Lacrosse requires physically demanding sport was first played by Native Indian tribesmen in North America. To score, you have to shoot a small rubber ball into the opposing team’s goal using a long handled racket. Lacrosse was also called baggataway, tewaarathon and deconchigwiis. It has deep spiritual roots in native culture and was thought of […]

Three Nutrition Tips to Speed Up Your Recovery

Summer is arriving in just a couple of short weeks. When you think of summer, does playing volley ball at the beach come to mind? Do you crave night time walks on those cool breezy days? Or do you enjoy a bike ride along the shore? No matter what your favorite activity is, you can […]

The Healing Hands of a Physical Therapist

 I am often asked by friends and family members what I actually do as a Physical Therapist.  The next question that follows is how much schooling it takes to earn a degree in Physical Therapy.  What I gather is that the general public does not know much about my profession.  This blog is a brief […]

The Art of Throwing a Baseball: A Combination of Violence and Mechanical Brilliance

Our national pastime, the great game of baseball is finally here and ball players and weekend warriors alike are tying up the laces on their spikes and heading out to the field.  This inevitably means that physician and orthopedic offices will be inundated with these same athletes complaining of shoulder pain.  The onset of shoulder […]

The Art of Jumping and Landing Correctly

Basketball season is upon us and for those of you who don’t know it is supposedly Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour.  As I began reflecting on Kobe Bryant’s career and his highlight reel of dunks, I was inspired to chat about The Art of Jumping and Landing Correctly in this week’s Blog topic. Jumping is involved in […]

Snow Shoveling: Common Faults and Using Correct Mechanics

How about all this unseasonably warm weather we are currently experiencing… amazing right?  Well as much as we would all like this warm, sunny weather to continue, it is inevitable that the foot high snow falls are just around the corner.  Well, in preparation for these impending snow storms, Caruso Physical Therapy and Nutrition wanted to […]

National Physical Therapy Month 2014

Physical Therapist’s role is to improve and restore motion to your life. As you make the important decisions about health care for you or your family, it is important to remember that physical therapists: Significantly improve mobility to perform daily activities; Provide an alternative to painful and expensive surgery, in many cases; Manage or eliminate […]