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Gear Up for Spring Training: 7 Tips for Preventing Baseball and Softball Injuries

Pitchers and catchers are reporting for duty and the first spring training games begin in February. It’s only natural that we start thinking of the Great American Pastime: Baseball! If you play for a local team, social league, or if you’re the parent of a little slugger, chances are your thoughts also turn to preventing […]

Keep Your New Year’s Resolution While Preventing Common Beginner’s Workout Injuries

January is here. Resolutions are in progress: the gym is packed, and everyone’s working on their fitness goals. Perhaps unsurprisingly, we often see quite a lot of workout-newbie injuries this time of year. Use these tips to prevent common beginner’s workout injuries and keep your fitness progress on track well into the New Year. The […]

In the Patient’s Shoes: My ACL Reconstruction Journey as a Physical Therapist

Erik Kust, PT, DPT, OCS My name is Erik Kust, and I am a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy at Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin. While I’m usually on the other side of the ACL reconstruction surgery journey, I experienced it firsthand as a patient last year. I wanted to detail my journey after […]

Golf Healthier Next Season

In recent years, significant research and program development have been dedicated to the concepts of golf health and fitness. Tour professionals and many recreational golfers alike now realize the importance of improving strength and flexibility for increasing distance, accuracy, consistency and, most importantly, injury prevention.