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Special Olympics FUNFitness 2018

APTA and members of the profession are proudly assisting athletes at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games.
Posted on 2018-07-10

Understanding Pain in less than 5 minutes, and what to do about it!

This is a great, easy to follow video about chronic pain. It helps you understand what current research has been saying about chronic pain - thats its not a joint or muscle problem, rather a 're-wiring' of the brain perception of itself. In other words, the brain has become more sensitive than before. The best way to tackle chronic pain, is to better understand what changes have happened with the brain through a Functional Neurological assessment, and apply a tailored brain-based therapy.&n...
Posted on 2018-04-03

Ways to Recognize Concussions in Student Athletes

Recognizing Signs of a Concussion. A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a direct blow to the head, face, or neck. In the United States, an estimated 300,000 sports-related concussions occur annually. In high school gender-comparable sports, girls have a higher concussion rate than boys. Female athletes have also been shown to have a greater recovery time in postconcussion symptoms as compared to males. Signs of a Concussion. Concussion symptoms usually appear within minute...
Posted on 2018-03-20
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