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Are you an active biker, runner, recreational or competitive athlete limited by pain on the outside of the thigh or the outer knee? You may be one of the many people dealing with pain in the iliotibial (IT) band!
As physical therapists, we hear a lot of questions related to the infamous hamstring muscles! Many of these questions are centered around the impact of a painful hamstring during running. We are going to tackle this one question at a time.
Therapeutic Associates Bethany Physical Therapy is seeking a Full-Time Physical Therapist with Pelvic Health Interest We are expanding...
PT FIT is a virtual fitness program where our physical therapists will create a workout routine specific to your exact goals and needs. Our team is here to help you formulate an exercise plan that won’t cause increased aches and pains, help you get stronger in your specific areas of weakness, and allow you to meet your FITness goals.
It’s about a healthy baby, and now a healthy you Our therapists are passionate about post-partum care. Your...
One in four women will experience incontinence at some point during her life, and nearly three-quarters of the...
Movement for Mommas! The pelvic floor and abdominals go through a lot before, during, and after pregnancy and...
This one is called Prone T’s, and it will help to strengthen the muscles of your mid-back — typically one of the weakest muscle groups for many people. This exercise is excellent for your scapula stabilizer muscles and your rotator cuff muscles.
To really strengthen your core properly, it is incredibly helpful to understand what muscles make up the core....
We recently shared a great, simple exercise for, and basic information about the transverse abdominis, which is the...
This exercise, technically a mix between shoulder flexion (in front of body) and scaption (to the sides), works many of the muscles around the shoulder and can help you strengthen your shoulder while still preventing new or further injury!
Many of us have tried at times to improve our posture over the course of a day, but wouldn’t it be nice if you could do this without having to think about it all the time? Well, this push-up exercise will help!

All Therapeutic Associates Blog Posts

Conditions
Knees hurt sometimes. Even in young people. Common knee injuries fall into two categories: gradual-onset injuries, and sudden-onset injuries. Learn about the most common situations and what can be done about them.
injury prevention, Knee, Pain, physical therapy, Youth Athletics
Athletic Performance
Golf has been growing in popularity, including among junior players. The benefits of the sport for kids include physical, social, mental and emotional growth, but it's important to keep it fun while also keeping them safe by avoiding early sport specialization.
Exercise, Golf, injury prevention, Youth Athletics
Athletic Performance
As a physical therapist, I see many avoidable injuries happen every year to athletes getting back into soccer without proper preparation. Here are 4 crucial steps to help you better prepare for and navigate the soccer season.
injury prevention, physical therapy, soccer, Youth Athletics
Athletic Performance
Volleyball is an exciting, high-speed team sport that demands a lot of energy and athleticism of its players. As middle school and high school athletes learn the fundamentals of the sport and develop their skills, it’s also important to know what the most common injuries are, how to avoid them, and what to do if they occur.
injury prevention, sports, Youth Athletics
Athletic Performance
Cheerleading blends many aspects of traditional sports including strength, power, balance, control and flexibility. Like other youth sports, cheer requires overall conditioning as well as sport-specific skills. Incorporating a workout program is the ideal way to optimize performance and avoid injury.
Exercise, injury prevention, Youth Athletics
Conditions
Most people have heard of a loss of bone that occurs as we age, known as osteopenia, but another important impact of aging, related to our muscle mass, is just as crucial to understand and address. Let’s dive into what causes sarcopenia and what we can do to combat it.
Aging, Exercise, physical therapy
Health & Wellness
Neck pain can be a manifestation of lack of movement, tension from stress and muscles that yearn for activity. There are several ways to manage neck pain, including these three favorites.
Breathing, Movement, Posture, relaxation
Conditions
Every year, 13 million Americans are affected by incontinence or involuntary loss of bladder and bowel control. Both men and women, young and old, may experience some form of incontinence. There are many ways physical therapy can help you regain control over your bladder and bowels.
Athletic Performance
While cross country is not generally known as a sport that causes a lot of injuries in student athletes, they do sometimes happen. Learn what the most common injuries are, how to avoid them, and what to do when they occur.
Foot & Ankle, injury prevention, Knee, physical therapy, Running