soma system® for Our Patients Katherine Hartsell, PTA We introduced soma system® to our patients at Boston Sports Medicine (click here for the introductory blog about soma system® self bodywork if you missed it). We have integrated this intervention into our treatments for patients that need and want to take their self-care “beyond foam rolling.”…
Is there such a thing as a “CrossFit physical therapist?”
There are many people who do CrossFit and need physical Therapy. CrossFit is a high intensity strength and conditioning program that includes elements of aerobic exercise, gymnastics, plyometrics, and Olympic weight lifting. There are over 5,000 CrossFit gyms in the United States. The simple fact is that people who do CrossFit get hurt like anyone else in competitive fitness sports.
So, who do you see when your injury prevents you from doing CrossFit or limits your ability to benefit from your CrossFit workout? A physical therapist who knows about the demands of CrossFit exercises on your body. You will find such a physical therapist at Boston Sports Medicine.
The physical therapists at Boston Sports Medicine are experts in helping injured athletes continue their sport and recover from their injuries. When CrossFit came on the scene in 2005, we already had an established reputation as regional experts in sports medicine and rehabilitation.
So, is there such a thing as a “CrossFit physical therapist?” There is no advanced CrossFit certification for physical therapists. What makes a physical therapist a “CrossFit physical therapist” is the specialization in treating competitive athletes, a knowledge of the CrossFit Program, and the experience in successfully treating people who do CrossFit. You will find those physical therapists at Boston Sports Medicine.