Amazing Benefits of Physical Therapy to Female Athlete Triad at Cornerstone Physical Therapy – Newark/Granville, OH

Amazing Benefits of Physical Therapy to Female Athlete Triad The Female Athlete Triad is a group of interrelated conditions that affect female athletes, particularly teenage athletes. It is widely believed that an energy imbalance is the cause, combined with competitive forces. This

The Rapid Recovery Blueprint

Exercise tends to break down muscle fibers while rest allows muscles to recuperate and emerge stronger. The appropriate amount of exercise, followed by recovery leads to an ongoing cycle of improvement over time. Strength and endurance improve, creating a foundation for long-term

Don’t Stress Out About Stress Fractures

A stress fracture, also known as a fatigue-induced fracture, consists of one or more small cracks in the bone. It is associated with a pattern of overuse, commonly seen in the lower extremity in athletes. Causes Repetitive motion is one the mechanisms

How to Protect and Strengthen the Knee (and Foot)

Knee and foot injuries are common for people of all ages. They tend to occur during day-to-day activities such as walking, climbing stairs and running. In most cases, people tend to ignore the pain and just ‘carry on’, leading to more injury

Can Physical Therapy Help Skin Conditions?

Scleroderma is a clinical condition that is characterized by changes in blood vessels, skin, muscles, and cartilage due to a formation of antibodies that fight against one’s own body (an auto-immune disease). This is classified as a ‘connective tissue disorder‘ that is

Why Space Matters.. In Your Spine

You may know that physical therapy helps in the treatment of low back pain but did you also know that physical therapy can help treat conditions such as spinal stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the space surrounding the spinal

The Physical Therapy Arsenal

Why You Shouldn’t Overdo It… We have all heard the phrase ‘No pain, no gain’. When it comes to the human body, discomfort is acceptable, but pain is not. In fact, there is a threshold of pain tolerance that is unique to

The Link between Spinal Health and Physical Therapy

As part of a multi-disciplinary team in the management of spinal muscular atrophy, physical therapists often recommend the following: 1. Exercise Physical therapists design exercise programs to increase muscle strength and improve balance in order to achieve independence in simple things such as

Overhead athlete throwing injuries

Cornerstone Physical Therapy, Gahanna, OH specialises in numerous different physical therapies, for athletes and none­-athletes alike. One of the more athlete centered services that we provide is rehabilitation for overhead athlete injuries. We will provide you, as an athlete, with the best care that they can as

FIBROMYALGIA

Fibromyalgia is a set of very painful symptoms that causes extreme fatigue which may extend to disability. This is a rheumatic syndrome characterized by a painful condition, muscular, diffuse, evolving chronically, associated with fatigue, morning stiffness, sleep disorders. Fibromyalgia the term comes from “fibro” for