Category Archives: Overuse Injuries

Ankle Sprain

On a given day, more than 25,000 people will sprain their ankle. It can happen when you land the wrong way while you're playing sports or participating in other physical activities, or even when you step on an uneven surface while walking. It can happen to athletes, non-athletes, children, and adults. What Is Ankle Sprain?…
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Tendinitis

Tendinitis is inflammation of a tendon. This inflammatory problem typically stems from overuse or repetitive actions. Many  regions of the body are prone to tendinitis. Some of the most commonly affected tendons are the Achilles tendon, rotator  cuff tendons, biceps tendon, and patellar tendon. A thorough evaluation will take place on the first visit to…
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Repetitive Stress Injury

Repetitive stress injuries are very common and are caused by performing certain motions or activities over  and over. This could happen at work, home, or during recreational activities. The most common repetitive stress  injuries include carpel tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, and different forms of tendinitis. At Everybody  Physical Therapy you will be taught how to…
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Muscle Injuries

There are three main categories of muscle injuries or dysfunctions. Muscle spasms, strains, and tears. Muscle  spasms usually occur early after an injury. This feels like tightness in the muscles in the area attempting to  protect that area. This is sometimes, but not always, painful. A muscle strain occurs when a muscle or the tendon …
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