Balance and Falls – A Complication Aging: Part 1

Balance and Falls – A Complication Aging: Part 1

According to the World Health Organization, falls are considered the most prominent of all external causes associated with unintentional injuries. Balance and Falls are especially true among the elderly. Statistics released in a WHO report show that up to 35% of all...
Best Tennis Drills to Improve Footwork

Best Tennis Drills to Improve Footwork

As a tennis player you strive for a strong body, capable of explosive propulsion and excellent coordination. Optimal flexibility and stamina are important as well. Tennis drills are key. A most effective training to up your game is footwork drills. Footwork drills aid...
Tennis Elbow… Not Just For Tennis Players

Tennis Elbow… Not Just For Tennis Players

The painful condition lateral epicondylitis is better known as tennis elbow. The term describes the outcome of constantly moving the arm and wrist in the same way. Tendons from forearm muscles that attach to the humerus, a bony bit outside the elbow, are eventually...
Toning Up For Tennis Part 3: Exercises for Tennis

Toning Up For Tennis Part 3: Exercises for Tennis

We here at Back to Motion Physical Therapy would like to thank you for following our series, “Toning up for Tennis”.  In the past two installments of this series, you have learned how tennis is the ultimate workout, and how to improve muscle tone. In this final part...
Toning up for Tennis Part 2:  Muscle Tone

Toning up for Tennis Part 2: Muscle Tone

Thank you for continuing our series, “Toning up for Tennis”. In our first installment, we talked about the health benefits of Tennis and the fact that it provides the ultimate full-body workout. This week we’ll be talking about muscle tone conditioning. By...
Toning up for Tennis – Tennis Benefits Part 1

Toning up for Tennis – Tennis Benefits Part 1

Now that spring is in full swing and summer is just around the corner, it is the perfect time to tone up for tennis! According to fitness and health experts, tennis benefits your entire body – from enhancing muscular strength, boosting stamina, optimizing balance to...
Physical Therapy with Positive Side Effects

Physical Therapy with Positive Side Effects

  by Dr. Michael House PT, DSc, OCS, Board Certified, Fellow of AAOMPT       I recently spoke to a man who said that he did not need PT because he just takes Oxycontin (an opioid) and that solves his problem. But the problem is, it doesn’t solve...
Physical Therapy First Means Not Waiting for a Referral

Physical Therapy First Means Not Waiting for a Referral

When you go for Physical therapy first, Not Having to Wait for a Referral Reduces Costs and Pain Previously, people in Colorado who suffered from back pain could be required by their insurance to get a referral from their primary care provider before being able to get...