Author: Janell Larson

Kate Hosking, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy It is estimated that between 2 to 7 individuals per 1000 in the general population will sustain an ankle sprain each year, resulting in 1.2 million health care-related visits annually. 40% of ankle sprains are sports-related injuries and most...

  RUNNING INJURY EVALUATION PHYSICAL THERAPY | SPORTS REHAB Over 56% of runners experience an injury each year that threatens their ability to run. 90% of runners who train for marathons and races will experience an injury while training.   We help runners and athletes overcome injuries and create a personalized plan...

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common form of joint disease affecting the neck, back, hands, hips, knees, and other areas. It is often a progressive disease: initial pain can lead to worsening symptoms with time.  Risk factors include: gender (women are more likely to get knee...

  By: Paul Stefanac, PT, DPT | Doctor of Physical Therapy | UP Rehab Services | Kingsford   When the foot hits the ground and the ground hits back, making sure the body manages forces in a healthy way is important for efficiency and injury prevention. Cadence, or step-rate, is...

LUCAS THEYS, PT, DPT | UP HEALTH SYSTEM REHAB SERVICES   Achilles tendinopathy is a common overuse injury to the foot and ankle in sports. Most individuals with this condition tend to complain of a gradual onset of pain overall with Achilles pain and stiffness after a period...

  Research has shown that staying active will reduce your risk of falls by improving your ability to assist in a loss of stability. There are several benefits of exercise in the aging population, including increased strength and stamina, enhanced balance, improved walking patterns, and quicker...