Elbow/Wrist/Hand

How do we treat thrower's elbow?

24
Feb
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
In my last post, I highlighted elbow injuries in the throwing athlete. Lets review! "For many pitchers, the first sign of impending trouble with the UCL(ulnar collateral ligament on inside of the elbow) is pain or stiffness in the flexors of the forearm. The flexors and pronators of the forearm a...

Baseball Throwing Injuries. Oh no...not me!!!

14
Nov
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
Throwing a baseball is the fastest known human movement. The speed of the throw from a professional baseball pitcher can be upwards of 7000 degrees per second. Now that’s fast! In addition to that, ...

Nerve Mobilization Techniques

13
Aug
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
I would like to highlight one of the unique treatment techniques that we offer at OrthoWell.  As many of you know, we spend a lot of quality time during our biomechanical evaluation trying to "figure things out". This is the reason that several of our referring physicians call us "THINKERS".  We p...

PUMP YOU UP!!

10
Mar
,    1 Comments    by orthowell
So how important is resistance training? I have had the privilege of working with one of my peers, a fellow PT, and strength and conditioning specialist, Mike Stare from Spectrum Fitness in Beverly, b...

KinesioTape-The Evidence

26
Oct
,    1 Comments    by orthowell
I have received several comments from bloggers that “there is no evidence” regarding the effectiveness of Kinesiology Taping or KinesioTaping Techniques. I would like to share with you some very d...

Is your tennis elbow a pain in the neck?

24
May
,    2 Comments    by orthowell
What came first, the chicken or the egg?  The fundamental premise behind this question can be applied to orthopedic physical therapy as well.  What came first, your pinched nerve, your shoulder pain...