An ankle sprain is one of the most commonly seen injuries. If you have played sports or participated in physical activity, you have more than likely dealt with an ankle sprain. Often with an ankle sprain, people have the “walk it off” mindset, but studies show that individual’s have deficits in mobility, strength, and balance upwards of 9 months after the initial injury. The most common cause of an ankle sprain is a previous ankle sprain. Addressing an ankle sprain correctly can decrease the potential for future problems and improve return to activity. Read more about ankle sprains here…

IT band syndrome can be an annoying pain in the outer part of the knee that can become more irritating when the knee is bent repetitively during activity. IT band syndrome most often bothers runners and cyclist, but anyone who is participating in activity can get IT band syndrome. Addressing IT band syndrome involves diagnosing correctly, decreasing the pain and irritation, and then correcting deficits such as weakness, flexibility deficits, balance dysfunctions, and poor mechanics. To learn more about IT band syndrome, read here…