Blog

Postpartum Diastasis Recti – A Pelvic Floor PTs Perspective

As a pelvic floor physical therapist, almost every new mom I treat has concerns over diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA) or “diastasis recti.” This condition happens during and after pregnancy because of the stress placed on the rectus abdominus (the famous “six pack” muscle) as a fetus grows within the uterus. DRA typically develops in the […]

Read More

Schroth Method for Scoliosis Specialist

Park Sports PT’s newest Schroth Method Specialist Irina Taranenko At Park Sports PT, we pride ourselves on recruiting the finest physical therapists. Our team is diverse, certified and compassionate about their patients and their careers. So, we’re excited to introduce Irina Taranenko. Irina’s focus is Scoliosis and she is a certified Schroth Method therapist. Irina […]

Read More

Low Back Pain and Spring Gardening

It’s spring time! This means time outdoors and spring-cleaning. Needless to say, it’s also a time of potential low back pain as many people who have been less active over the winter suddenly thrust themselves into fun activities and chores. Low back pain is common. Low back pain is one of the main reasons people […]

Read More

Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring injuries can be painful and set you back weeks if not properly recognized and treated.  Strain to the hamstring occurs when one or more of the three hamstring muscles or tendons (at the back of the thigh) is torn, either partially or completely. It is one of the most common injuries of the lower […]

Read More

Shoulder Injuries: The Rotator Cuff

Shoulder injuries and pain are frequent complaints we encounter at Park Sports Physical Therapy. There are many factors involved in the diagnosis of shoulder pain. A skillful clinician looks at the whole picture – your posture, the entire kinetic chain including your core and lower extremities musculature, the spinal alignment and most importantly, your shoulder […]

Read More

Pelvic Floor Could be the Issue

Pelvic Floor could be the issue.  Does your low back pain linger, even after trying every trick in the toolbox? You’ve gone to massage therapy, acupuncture, and even the chiropractor – but nothing seems to work. While these professionals are good at addressing the spine and the hip muscles, they may be overlooking an important […]

Read More

Treating Scoliosis with The Schroth Method

The Schroth Method for treating Scoliosis Park Sports PT offer patients who have been diagnosed with Scoliosis a highly experienced team focused on the Schroth Method. This specialized form of treatment has shown to greatly ease pain and improve current and potential quality of health for younger and older patients. We treat a wide variety […]

Read More

The Schroth Method for Scoliosis

  The Schroth Method for scoliosis utilizes a three dimensional approach to elongate the trunk and correct imbalances of the spine. The goal is to develop the inner muscles of the rib cage in order to change the shape of the upper trunk and to correct any spinal abnormalities. Developed by Katharina Schroth The Schroth […]

Read More