Cross Fit and Tabata

by Evie Ullman, DPT If you work out, you may have heard of these two fitness trends by now. What exactly are they? Let’s begin with Crossfit: a workout regimen comprised of constantly varied high intensity functional movements. A typical Crossfit workout will take about an hour, with about 20-30 mins of very high intensity…

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Spring Tune Up

by Sara Bresnick PT Spring has finally sprung in New England.  The nice weather has arrived and people are shaking cobwebs off of their equipment and venturing outside for their exercise.  As you are beginning to enjoy the outdoors, there are a few important points to remember for safe and injury free return to outside…

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Physical Therapy is Effective for the Treatment of Meniscal Tears and Knee OA

by Andrew Provost, PT A review of the literature on the treatment of meniscal tears and knee OA. A recent research study in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) showed that physical therapy is as effective as arthroscopic surgery for treating patients with meniscal tears and osteoarthritis of the knee. This study validated the…

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PRP Injections

by Danielle Fox, DPT In the last few years, PRP injections have been in the headlines as a new injection used by professional athletes and weekend warriors alike to improve healing after injury. What are these injections and do they really work? PRP injections have been around since the mid 1990’s when surgeons began to…

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