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Weighted Baseballs: Good or Bad?

by Ryan Ertz, PT, DPT With the College World Series starting up in Omaha, many young baseball players can imagine taking the mound and...

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An Inside Look on Early Sport Specialization in Youth Athletes

contributed by Lukas Hattervig, doctoral student, Physical Therapy, Des Moines University, student of Ryan Ertz, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT...

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Area hospital combats opioid crisis and ‘freezes knee pain’

Omaha, Neb. – With opioid dependency on the rise, an exciting new treatment to knee pain has the medical community very optimistic. The...

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Brace Yourself: Q&A on Ankle Sprains

contributed by Kayla Uphoff, doctoral student, Physical Therapy, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, student of Eric Smoyer, DPT, ATC A...

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Winter Weather Appointment Tips

by Eric Smoyer, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS It’s always when the first snow falls, covering the streets and sidewalks, when we all remember how...

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Not Dogging It

Pixel is the very definition of agility. A miniature American shepherd who darted through obstacle after obstacle at the European Open in...

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How to Recover From a Pulled Hamstring

by Wendi Sanny, PT, ATC One of the most common injuries in sports is a pulled hamstring or hamstring muscle strain.  It can happen to your...

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How to Avoid a BOO BOO This Halloween

written by Brian Miller, hand therapist For both children and adults it is a fun time of the year. Candy, costumes, decorations and of...

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OrthoNebraska Hospital Named Top Hospital in Nebraska for Orthopaedics

OrthoNebraska Hospital was named the top hospital for orthopaedics in the State of Nebraska by U.S. News and World Report. In addition,...

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