Knee Pain

Preventing Foot and Ankle Injuries in Winter

By Dylan Nibblett, PTA As the weather becomes colder, ice and snow begin to pose serious risks for slips, falls, and other potential injuries. When it comes to the foot and ankle the most common injuries around this time of year are caused by slips and falls including ankle sprains, stress fractures, and exacerbation of […]

Written by on January 8, 2024

Back to playing soccer thanks to Aquacare Physical Therapy 

At 16, most of Ava McCarron’s days consist of school, friends, working at her parent’s ice cream shop, and sports. During her freshman year, Ava injured her ankle while playing soccer. While it wasn’t a break or fracture, several tendons were over-stretched and injured. “She was in a boot for several weeks to help her […]

Written by on September 12, 2023

Prevent pickleball injuries with physical therapy

By Cara Konlian, MSPT, CEO, Aquacare Physical Therapy   Are you a pickler? Picklers are people who play pickleball, named the fastest-growing sport in America three years in a row. People of all ages embrace pickleball because it is a fun fast-paced game that is competitive but also creates camaraderie among players. Any healthcare provider […]

Written by on August 17, 2023

Don’t take meds, use exercise to reduce knee pain

By Cara Konlian, MSPT, CEO, Aquacare Physical Therapy – Berlin   Did you know studies have found that exercise reduces arthritic knee pain just as well as taking an anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen? Hip and knee osteoarthritis are some of the most common orthopedic conditions affecting middle-aged to older adults. As we age, the wear and […]

Written by on August 10, 2023

How Can I Prevent an ACL Injury?

Did you know that females are 5 times more likely to sustain a knee injury than males? Statistically, 30,000 high school and college-age females will injury their knee this year with a majority of these injuries coming from non-contact injuries.   What is an ACL and how is it injured? Cruciate ligaments are found inside your […]

Written by on May 13, 2023

Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Can Prevent Injuries

Calling all athletes, from recreational to the ultra-competitive. Starting a new sport or a new season is a prime time for sports injuries. Don’t go through all the work of training just to be sidelined by an injury. Often, athletes have been training for days, months and even for years to compete, to excel and […]

Written by on May 6, 2023

Madison Asche, DPT, Named Clinical Director of Aquacare – Easton

Aquacare – Easton recently announced Madison Lee Asche, DPT, will be its new clinical director. Asche treats people of all ages who have sports-related injuries, orthopedic injuries or following surgery, and she is also experienced in manual therapy techniques. She has completed courses in the McKenzie technique of treating spine pain. She recently completed a […]

Written by on May 1, 2023

Pain In The Patella

Patellar tracking disorder, also referred to as patellofemoral pain, is where the kneecap (patella) moves towards the outside of the knee during activities involving significant knee flexion.   This deviation is caused by imbalances in tendons, muscles, or ligaments that are either excessively tight or loose. These structures need to function optimally for the patella […]

Written by on January 31, 2023