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Heads Up! 6 Concussion Myths & Misconceptions

Heads Up! 6 Concussion Myths Over the years, our understanding of concussions has evolved. Yet, there are still a number of misconceptions out there. That is why we’ve compiled this list of common myths here so you can armor yourself with the knowledge you need to best protect your brain….

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Breaking Point with Will Rancourt

Breaking Point Will Rancourt Being a firefighter for the past 15 years I am no stranger to the aches and pains that come with the job. Strained muscles and sore backs seem almost as routine as our shift schedules. The problem is when we go from just routine sore backs…

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Cioffredi PTs Recognized For Sports & Orthopedic Expertise

Congratulations to Marissa Reilly, PT & Justin Walker, PT! Marissa Reilly, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS, SCS has achieved her Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS) certification! This certification represents additional sport rehabilitation expertise on top of her doctorate and makes her One of Five Sports Specialists in New Hampshire. Marissa leads up…

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Skiing Evaluations: Your Full Body Tune-Up

What is a Skiing Evaluation? A comprehensive, biomechanical evaluation designed to help skiers improve technique & reduce injury Our Physical Therapists specialize in working with all levels of nordic and alpine skiiers (and snowboarders!) and can help you go pain-free all season long. During your interactive, one-hour evaluation, we will…

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Static & Dynamic Stretches for Skiers

Skiing Efficiency and Injury Reduction Ski season is here. There is a chill in the air, snow has fallen, and you intend to put these both to good use! In fact, as you read this you’ve probably already had your first day. Maybe you went out for a lot longer…

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Preventing Skiing Injuries

Preventing Skiing-Related Injury According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the most common injuries associated with skiing are to the lower limb. They note that the occurrence of knee sprains, such as ACL/MCL injuries, are rising, and now account for 30% of all ski injuries. Here are some quick…

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Hydration Tips for Athletes

Hydration Tips for Athletes   In the context of sports nutrition, hydration is an often overlooked component of a healthy diet. Water performs many functions in the body: It maintains the health and integrity of cells. It serves as a transportation system for nutrients, oxygen, and other elements, as well…

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Speed Development

Almost every sport involves an element of speed, whether it’s sprinting to a loose ball or flying past a competitor in the last hundred meters of a race, speed is a key component in nearly all sports. A review of literature on the topic shows that many coaches consider speed…

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