Change the Way you see the Knee

Change the Way you see the Knee

See the Knee different to fix nagging pain

There is a ton of great resources out there about knee pain and how to fix it, but what about how we think about the knee? In my opinion, we have to see the knee differently in order to get at the cause of knee pain before we start talking about how to fix it. This article takes a stab at how modern Physical Therapists see nagging knee pain before making a plan to treat the knee.

Why stretching still matters for Athletes

Why stretching still matters for Athletes

Does stretching help athletes get back to play after injury? Does it improve performance? And, what is the right way to stretch. Dr. Dave Gerbarg, Physical Therapist from Solana Beach, answers all these questions and more in this article. Learn the different types of stretches, how to stretch, and the benefits of stretching so you can build the right stretching program into your exercise routine and not risk injury.

How to Get Active without Injury in 2019 - Part 1

How to Get Active without Injury in 2019 - Part 1

Getting healthy in 2018? Be sure to progress back into activity appropriately to avoid getting injured and suffering any setbacks in your progress. Honest advise from rehab experts on returning to your gym in the New Year.

Youth Sports Specialization: Do's and Dont's

Youth Sports Specialization: Do's and Dont's

It’s becoming increasingly popular for young athletes to begin specializing in one sport at earlier ages in an attempt to gain a competitive advantage. While spending more time practicing a sport and ‘outworking’ your competition may seem to make sense, it may not be giving kids the benefit that one would think and can even come with potential risks. Our One Nine team encourages young athletes to practice multiple sports over early specialization for mainly for these reasons:

Low Back Pain in Athletes: Part 1

Low Back Pain in Athletes: Part 1

Do you know a young athlete with low back pain? Know the causes of back pain in youth athletics and how to care for it quickly. Early identification and management is key to returning to sport before it becomes a real problem. One Nine gives the facts on low back pain in youth athletes. Part 1 of a series on low back injuries in athletes.