Sports injury

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

Aquacare Helped Me Complete the Big Sur Marathon

Chelsea Benincasa set out to complete a marathon. As she trained for the 26.2-mile race, she experienced pain in her legs, shins, and ankles. Her coach worked with her to find the cause, but realized she needed additional support to continue training safely. Her coach recommended she see Jeff Bonnette of Aquacare Physical Therapy in […]

Written by on July 6, 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

What Is Shoulder Impingement?

Physical Therapy can help with Shoulder Pain and Impingement Thinking about starting a new exercise program? Maybe yoga will be your new thing for relaxation and flexibility. As with any new exercise program, it is important that you consult with your physician and/or physical therapist, especially, if you have known health conditions that may limit […]

Written by on January 15, 2021

The Guide to Low Back Pain for Golfers with TPI

Titelist Performance Institute (TPI) “is the world’s leading educational organization dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing. TPI has analyzed how physical limitations in a player’s body can adversely affect the golf swing and potentially lead to injury.” Low back pain is the most common golf […]

Written by on April 5, 2019

Golf-Related Low Back Pain Part 2

Now that you understand why low back pain occurs during golf from our post “Golf Related Low Back Pain Part 1: Why does it occur??” Let’s now talk about how you modify the causes of low back pain and reduce your low back pain.  Below are 3 strategies to reduce the stress placed on your lumbar […]

Written by on March 19, 2018