Physical Therapy

Overcoming Plateaus in Sports Performance: Strategies for Continuous Improvement

2024-01-11T01:01:38-07:00January 11th, 2024|Articles, Health and Wellness, Physical Therapy, Sports & Fitness|

Athletes of all abilities and levels, from elite competitors to recreational enthusiasts, are continually striving to improve their performance and break through personal boundaries. However, at times, progress can plateau, leaving athletes feeling stuck and frustrated, unable to reach their goals despite consistent training. In sports medicine, it is crucial to understand the factors contributing [...]

The Power of Sports Massage for Performance and Recovery: How It Benefits Active Idahoans and Elite Athletes

2024-01-04T06:44:44-07:00January 4th, 2024|Articles, Health and Wellness, Physical Therapy, Sports & Fitness|

As elite athletes and active Idahoans, the importance of maintaining peak performance, accelerating recovery, and preventing injury cannot be overstated. In our continuous pursuit of these goals, sports massage has emerged as a powerful and effective tool in accomplishing these objectives. With a blend of medical expertise and compassionate care tailored to the active lifestyle [...]

Strengthening the Core: The Key to Injury Prevention and Enhanced Athletic Performance

2024-01-02T00:25:51-07:00December 29th, 2023|Articles, Physical Therapy|

Core strength – the term has become a buzzword in the fitness world, but its significance extends far beyond aesthetic goals. A strong, stable core is the foundational element of a healthy and dynamic musculoskeletal system, directly impacting athletic performance and injury prevention. At our Boise-based clinic, we specialize in sports rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, and [...]

Exploring the Benefits of Aquatic Therapy in Sports Rehabilitation and Recovery

2024-01-02T00:21:22-07:00December 22nd, 2023|Articles, Physical Therapy|

Sports medicine continues to evolve and expand, offering a wide range of techniques and interventions to help athletes - from elite competitors to weekend warriors - recover quickly from injuries and maintain an active lifestyle. One such innovation is aquatic therapy, which has gained popularity over the past few years as a low-impact, highly effective [...]

Boosting Performance and Recovery: The Nutritional Perspective at Idaho Sports Medicine Institute

2023-12-22T08:45:27-07:00December 14th, 2023|Health and Wellness, Physical Therapy|

In the world of sports, the difference between first place and second place often comes down to the tiniest of margins. It can be a fraction of a second, a single point, or just a little more endurance. Athletes are always on the lookout for that extra edge, that small advantage that can make all [...]

Stay Safe on Bogus Basin’s Ski Trails: Essential Skiing Tips

2023-11-28T08:31:37-07:00November 28th, 2023|Injury & Prevention, Physical Therapy|

Skiing and snowboarding are exhilarating winter sports that attract many adventure seekers to the slopes of Bogus Basin in Boise, Idaho. However, as with any physical activity, there is always a risk of injury. As a Boise Idaho physical therapy clinic, Idaho Sports Medicine Institute has seen firsthand the impact that skiing and snowboarding injuries [...]

5 Best Boise PT Exercises for Chronic Back Pain Relief

2023-10-27T12:37:16-06:00October 27th, 2023|Physical Therapy|

The Top 5 Exercises Recommended by Boise Physical Therapists for Relief from Chronic Back Pain Are you tired of dealing with chronic back pain that affects your daily activities and quality of life? You're not alone. According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work and [...]

Sports Medicine vs. Physical Therapy: What’s Best For You?

2022-12-02T16:28:07-07:00November 21st, 2022|Physical Therapy|

If you have a condition or injury that you’re seeking treatment for, you might be comparing two different options: sports medicine and physical therapy. While health professionals in these practices treat many of the same things, there are some distinctions between the two! This article will cover what sports medicine and physical therapy are, why [...]

Patellar Tracking Disorder: What it is, Causes, and Treatment

2022-07-05T15:54:17-06:00July 5th, 2022|Physical Therapy, Sport Injury|

Patellofemoral tracking syndrome, or patellar tracking disorder for short, is a type of patellofemoral pain common amongst athletes. In this post, we’ll share what patellar tracking disorder is, common symptoms, ways to potentially avoid it, and treatment options.  Studies and the Orthopedic Review Molly Vora, Emily Curry, Amanda Chipman, Elizabeth Matzkin, and Xinning Li contributed [...]

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