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Return to Sports
Athletic Training Services in St. Louis Missouri at Wentzville Schools, Timberland, Holt, and Liberty
Athletic Trainers are health care providers responsible for student athlete safety. Athletic Training encompasses the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment, and facilitation of rehabilitation of their team’s medical conditions. However, only 40% of secondary schools in Missouri have full access to an athletic trainer. Axes made it a mission to ensure that...
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Axes Physical Therapy presents their 12 Months of Movement Challenge for 2021.
2020 has presented many challenges to our health and well-being, both physically and emotionally. This has impacted ALL of us. What we do know is that movement is one of the most effective strategies to improve overall wellness with ZERO side-effects. It has been recently said that “sitting is the...
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Alyssa Semones, PT, DPT, CSCS explains her 6 key components to successfully rehab the injured athlete and return them to sport.
If you ask me why I got into physical therapy, my answer is easy, to help treat athletes. As a former D1 athlete, helping athletes get back to their sport is something I am very passionate about and why it is so important to me. Sports rehab goes beyond the...
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Where there is no movement, there is pain.
“Where there is no movement, there is pain.” Lower back pain (LBP) is the most common cause of disability and lost work time among working-age adults in industrialized countries (1,3). In addition, it is the most common condition seen by a physical therapist. LBP is the second most common reason...
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Why Did I Choose Physical Therapy as a Profession?
“I’ll never forget the look on my first patient’s face when he came in for his final visit and told me that he was now able to perform his daily walking without any issues.” While I’ve only been a licensed physical therapist (PT) for a relatively short period of time,...
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Women struggles in heat wearing mask to return to sport in summer STL heat.
When it comes to protecting your health, especially in 2020, there is much to consider. A big topic that is being overlooked right now is the temperature increase in the hot and humid Midwestern climate! Many times during the summer, you will hear the local news asks us to check...
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Coffee has water in it right?!  At least that’s what I tell myself when the sun is coming up in the morning.  As a marathon runner and physical therapist with an undergraduate degree in nutritional sciences, you would think I would be excellent about being properly hydrated.  The truth is...
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Athlete running for physical therapy for return to sport program at Axes Physical Therapy St. Louis.
Let’s be honest, I have watched more Netflix shows on my couch the past three months than I would care to admit. How about you? With the sunshine starting to peek through the rain clouds, it is tempting to go outside for a walk or run. If this is your...
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St. Louis, MO Axes Physical therapy kids playing sports with a focus on return to sport, conditioning, strength training, and injury prevention education.
“Know safety, no injury. No safety, know injury.” More youth are involved in sports now than ever. Sports allow time to get out of the house, get rid of extra energy, play with friends, learn, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Young athletes learn how to work with others and communicate,...
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Axes physical therapy, sports rehabilitation, and workers compensation specialists describe a routine to get back into workouts and fitness post Covid-19.
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” As gyms start to open in your area and the weather warms up, many of you may be considering re-starting your workout regimen. At Axes Physical Therapy, we see a ton of sports-related injuries, and we want to help all of you...
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