Category

Return to Sports
“ATs Are Health Care.” Athletic Trainers are health care providers responsible for student athlete safety. Athletic Trainers collaborate with doctors to provide emergency and follow-up care and develop injury prevention and treatment programs for injured athletes. However, only 40% of secondary schools in Missouri have full access to an athletic trainer....
Read More
As many of us are surviving the heat and doldrums of late Summer, lamenting (or celebrating) the return to school,  and the impending cold weather of “Winter in the Midwest”… Many of us are also thinking about the excitement of that trophy buck – or our first deer – and...
Read More
Heat_Related_Illness
Studies reveal a notable increase in conditions like heat-related illness, electrolyte imbalances, and dehydration during these extreme summer months, mainly because people may not fully comprehend the life-threatening risks associated with prolonged exposure to high temperatures.  Safeguarding your well-being involves careful consideration of various factors, including the rise in temperature...
Read More
Athletic Training Month 2023 celebrated by Axes Physical Therapy - trainers at Wentzville, MO School District.
Athletic Trainers are health care providers responsible for student athlete safety. Athletic Trainers collaborate with doctors to provide emergency and follow-up care and develop injury prevention and treatment programs for injured athletes. However, only 40% of secondary schools in Missouri have full access to an athletic trainer. Axes made it a mission...
Read More
One of the most common injuries of people of all ages is an ankle sprain. A simple misstep is all it takes. An ankle sprain occurs when your foot turns in or out – and causes the ligaments to stretch or tear. Along with that comes pain, swelling, and occasionally...
Read More
National Concussion Awareness Day recently passed, but with all of the recent discussion around Miami Dolphins QB, Tua Tagovailoa – Axes wanted to take some time to reinforce the basics of what to look for when one has sustained a concussion or mTBI (mild Traumatic Brain Injury.) A concussion can...
Read More
As many of us are surviving the heat and doldrums of late Summer, lamenting (or celebrating) the return to school  and the impending cold weather of “Winter in the Midwest”… Many of us are also thinking about the excitement of that trophy buck – or our first deer – and...
Read More
Do you have pain in the front of your knee or near your kneecap? Do you feel it when you use stairs, squat, run, or jump? Well, you may have a common form of knee pain called Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or ‘PFPS.’    The Patellofemoral Joint What is PFPS? Let’s...
Read More
It’s that time of year again. The snow is no longer falling, the frigid temperatures are (hopefully) a thing of the past, the grass is growing, the trees are blooming, the birds are singing, and runners are once again hitting the road. Running can be difficult but also very rewarding...
Read More
After a decade of experience as a physical therapist, I reflect on the profession of physical therapy and how much this kind of expertise can improve quality of life. We are an extension of our referring physicians; our primary goals being to decrease our patient’s pain, train them to reach...
Read More
1 2 3 4