Sports medicine

Dry Needling, Cupping, and Blood-Flow Restriction For Athletes

Our physical therapy teams provide dry needling, blood flow restriction training and cupping to help athletes of all ages heal, recover and get back in the game.   Understanding the Techniques Dry Needling: This technique involves the insertion of thin needles into trigger points in muscles, tendons, ligaments, or near nerves to stimulate a healing […]

Written by on May 8, 2024

Pickleball: The Game That’s Dill-ightful for All Ages!

Looking for a fun and healthy activity that’s as versatile as it is enjoyable? Look no further than pickleball! This quirky sport, often described as a mix of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, is capturing the hearts of players young and old across the globe. But what makes pickleball so special? Let’s dive into the delicious […]

Written by on April 10, 2024

Fancy Footwork: Strategies to Improve Your Game

Let’s pickle-fy your game with some zesty strategies to boost your skills and have a blast on the court! Step 1: Dance to the Beat with Footwork Focus Ever feel like your feet are stuck in pickle brine? Well, it’s time to spice up your footwork! Quick feet are your ticket to snagging those shots […]

Written by on April 10, 2024

Navigating Pickleball Injuries From Strains to Surgery

Pickleball is a thrilling sport enjoyed by people of all ages, but like any physical activity, it comes with its share of risks. From minor strains to serious fractures requiring surgery, pickleball injuries can put a damper on your game and even sideline you from play. Let’s delve into some of the most common pickleball […]

Written by on April 10, 2024

Gear Up for Pickleball Success: Essential Equipment and Sun Safety

Before you step onto the pickleball court, let’s make sure you’re geared up and ready to go! Having the right equipment not only enhances your performance but also keeps you safe and comfortable throughout your game.   Footwear Matters: Protect Your Feet and Ankles First things first: let’s talk shoes. When it comes to pickleball, […]

Written by on April 10, 2024

The Magic of Pickleball: Mastering the 4 Essential Shots

Welcome to pickleball! So, you have decided to start playing pickleball…now, let’s work on the four essential shots. Dinking: The Delicate Dance of Precision Dinking is like the secret sauce of pickleball strategy and mastering it can truly elevate your game. Let’s break down the key ingredients: Controlled Paddle Movement: Picture this – you’re gently […]

Written by on April 10, 2024

Aquacare to Host Seminar for Dancers April 30

Aquacare Physical Therapy will host a seminar for dancers with several experts who will discuss ways to meet the unique physical, mental, and nutritional needs of dancers. The seminar will be held Tuesday, April 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Salisbury University’s Perdue Hall, in Room 156. By registering in advance, each participant will […]

Written by on April 4, 2024

Unlock Your Pickleball Potential: How Physical Therapy Can Keep You in the Game

Are you a pickleball enthusiast looking to elevate your game and stay injury-free on the court? Look no further! In this comprehensive guide, we’ll dive into common pickleball injuries, the role of physical therapy in pain reduction, injury healing, and prevention, and five essential flexibility exercises to keep you smashing those volleys with confidence. Pickleball: […]

Written by on April 4, 2024

Peak Performance, Overcome Pain with Physical Therapy

By Jonathan Orlando, PT, DPT, Aquacare Physical Therapy    As athletes, whether dedicated runners, golfers, pickleball or tennis players, we understand the relentless toll that our favorite activity can take on our bodies. The persistent aches, nagging pains, and overwhelming fatigue are all too familiar. However, what if there was a game-changing approach to not […]

Written by on April 4, 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