Athletic Health

Youth Sports Injuries: Does my kid need to go to the doctor?

Probably the worst part about youth sports is when a kid, your kid, gets hurt. Immediately there comes this question,  “Are they OK?” Let’s be honest, what we really mean is, can they keep playing or is this something more serious. It is a difficult call to make. Most of the time it is the …

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sports physical therapy in Huntington Beach

Sports Physical Therapy in Huntington Beach

What is sports physical therapy? Sports physical therapy is a specialty in physical therapy which focuses on the athletic population’s recovery from injury.  While we are treating the same body, and dealing with the same parts, there is a difference in our approach when working with an athlete. Due to the fact that athletes test …

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Ice vs Heat Physical Therapy in Huntington Beach

Ice vs Heat? Which is better?

The age old question- “Should I ice it or heat it?” It seems people have been discussing this topic for centuries and we are no closer to a consensus than when it started. Applying heat or cold to an injury has to be one of the earliest treatment methods used in history. One of the reasons I believe there is no consensus is because we are asking the wrong question. The question shouldn’t be, “Should I ice it or heat it?”, but instead “What do I want to happen to the tissue?”

Going for the Gold: Interview with Aaron Brock, ATC

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″]   Change Sports Physical Therapy director, Matt Swift, DPT recently had the opportunity to pick the brain of Aaron Brock, ATC, who is the Medical Director of the Olympic gold medal winning, Men’s USA volleyball team. In our longest interview yet, Aaron talks about the importance of developing professionalism in young athletes, injury prevention …

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