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  • Find Your Fast This Fall

      Are you a runner who wants to lower your PR? Increase your efficiency? Join Dr. Lauren Provencio PT, DPT this fall for RunBetter!     She’s heading up a series of 6 functional strengthening classes to improve strength specifically for runners.  Increase your strength to find your fast and prevent possible injury down the […]

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  • How to Stay Fit After Age 50

    Originally posted on www.verywellfit.com, June 06, 2018 For the majority of Americans today, achieving or simply maintaining a decent level of fitness is a challenge, but for women turning 50, getting in shape can feel even more challenging. Today there are more weight loss programs, exercise equipment, and fitness routines to choose from than ever […]

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  • Physical Therapy for Treatment of Concussions

    Information retrieved from MoveForwardPT.com Concussions in sports has been a hot topic of discussion for years now. Several sports are taking the increasing incidence of head injury very seriously and going as far as making rule changes. Most recently, the NFL implemented the “Use of Helmet Rule” to discourage players from initiating contact with their […]

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  • Physical therapy for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    Information originally from www.gillettechildrens.org What is EDS? Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) refers to a group of 6 connective tissue disorders typically diagnosed in children but has also been diagnosed later in adulthood. Connective tissues (skin, ligaments, tendons, and blood vessel walls) give structures in our body elasticity and strength to maintain integrity. When those structures are […]

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  • Idiopathic Toe Walking. What’s that?

    Original information from www.SeattleChildrens.org What is it? Toe Walking is seen in children who walk on the balls of their feet without letting their heels hit the ground. There are different types of toe walking depending on the cause, but regardless of the cause, prolonged cases can lead to tight Achilles’ tendons, foot, ankle, and […]

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  • We’ve got your back

    Back pain is a common diagnosis we treat here at Camelback Sports Therapy.  If you’re thinking that sounds vague, well, that’s because it is.  Not surprisingly, most patients come in unsure of the cause of their back pain or even when it began.  Due to the nature of our anatomy, there are many factors that […]

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    Arizona Humane Society Drive

    Camelback Sports Therapy is excited to host a supply drive for the Arizona Humane Society! During the month of August, bring in something from the AZ Humane Society Wishlist which includes these supplies and more: Immediate Needs Dog treats (soft, jerky and biscuits) Cat treats Canned chicken, tuna, sardines and salmon Canned pumpkin Peanut butter […]

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    Teens Need More Exercise In School

    Info originally posted on www.MoveForwardPT.com On school days, young adolescents (12 to 16 years) get 55% of their physical activity on school grounds. But recent research suggests that’s not enough. As reported by the Los Angeles Times (“More exercise at school may be key to improving teens’ health” – December 2015), only 8% of students get the […]

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    Physical Therapist’s Guide to Frozen Shoulder

    Article originally from www.MoveForward.com Often called a stiff or “frozen shoulder,” adhesive capsulitis occurs in about 2% to 5% of the American population. It affects women more than men and is typically diagnosed in people over the age of 45. Of the people who have had adhesive capsulitis in 1 shoulder, it is estimated that […]

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    Physical Therapist’s Guide to Ankle Sprain

    Info originally from www.MoveForwardPT.com Ankle sprains are common injuries that occur when the foot twists or turns beyond its normal range of movement, causing the ligaments of the ankle to overstretch or tear. It is estimated that 23,000 Americans experience ankle sprains daily. Of all sports injuries in the United States, 45% are ankle sprains; […]

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