Health

How to Avoid Tommy John’s Surgery & Baseball Injuries: Tips from an Expert

Staff at Myokinetix spoke with an expert on elbow and shoulder injuries of throwing athletes, Frank Alexander. He is also a part of the NY Yankees working alongside their team physician. These are some tips he shared with us! How to Avoid Tommy John Surgery & Baseball Injuries 1. Teach your kids about the dangers …

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Why Does My Hip Hurt? Deciphering Hip Pain in Athletes

Have you ever wondered what type of injury can sideline an athlete? From knee blowouts to Achilles tendon tears, the lower body plays a huge role in almost every sport imaginable. It should not come as a surprise, then, that hip injuries can be equally devastating. The hip is a large joint that plays multiple …

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8 Most Common Running Injuries and Prevention Tips

Between training for a marathon or a form of stress management, running is loved by many and is considered to be a staple when it comes to working out. And, not to mention, it’s free to get started. But running has its downsides, too. There are a variety of muscles that work together while running …

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Understanding Frozen Shoulder With Dr. Claudia Ginsberg

Today’s blog is based on a conversation that Dr.Natty had on the Myokinetix podcast with Dr. Claudia Ginsburg of Tri-County Orthopedics. Dr. Ginsberg is an expert in the non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. She received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and attended medical school at Cornell University. Currently, she’s a team physician for a …

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How To Find The Right Physical Therapist For An Athlete

Anyone playing any sport, especially a high contact sport like football, has the potential to get injured – And when you do, you have to find the right physical therapist for you! I know as a physical therapist, I’ve seen how important it is that a patient is with the right physical therapist. About 5 …

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Shoulder Pain from Baseball or Softball? – Your Questions Answered

Let’s face it, there aren’t many sports that require as much overhead action as baseball and softball. Unfortunately, this means that your athlete is guaranteed to repeat the same throwing motions over and over again, and pitchers even more so. As a result, he or she is highly susceptible to injuries in the upper body, …

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Understanding Common Elbow Injuries of a Throwing Athlete

Whether you’re a concerned parent who’s looking for treatment options for your athlete or trying to figure out why your child is in pain, you’re in the right place. Today’s article covers the most common elbow injuries in baseball and softball, and what you should expect in terms of recovery for your young athlete. Without …

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How to Get Started With Myokinetix – Q & A Style!

Here are some commonly asked questions about us at Myokinetix: Do we take insurance? Yes, we take insurance and we work with your out-of-network benefits. All of our patients have their benefits checked before coming in so we can help you understand the breakdown. Do we bill the primary insurance or do I have to? …

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Why Back Surgery for Lower Back Pain Is Not A Solution

Did you know that we do 200% more back surgeries in this country compared to any other Country? YIKES! You would think we would have more resolution than that with back pain, yet back pain is still a huge problem. Eight out of 10 Americans will experience lower back pain at least once during their …

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