Massage Therapy is a topic we have covered here at COR. Whether you are a swimmer, need help with choosing a massage therapist or need reasons why you need a monthly massage and you are not sold here are 7 Ways Therapeutic Massage Helps in Pain Relief! Massage therapy is a very common and effective option for…

Back to school, back to school, to show my dad I am not a fool. I got my lunch packed up, and my boots tied tight. I hope I don’t get in a fight. It is that time of the year again! The snooze button keeps getting hit, the bells are ringing and oh my…

15 Misconceptions Surrounding ACL Reconstruction Surgery A fun fact about myself: I’ve never broken a bone or required surgery for any injury in my life and I hope to keep it that way. Growing up as a swimmer but a huge NBA fan, I witnessed a few injuries on the TV that most swimmers would…

Those of you who follow sports may have heard of the dreaded inexplicable phenomenon. In the golf and baseball worlds it’s called the yips, to dart throwers, it’s known as dartitis. It has been called by other names as well including Steve Blass disease, Steve Sax syndrome, and, more broadly in the medical world,  focal…

When you hear the word cricket, some of you may think of the insect. The ones you hear on those warm summer nights chirping, but I am talking about cricket the sport. You don’t think it’s a dangerous game, such as football where players collide with one another frequently. That doesn’t mean that injuries are…

Baseball is America’s greatest past time, but it is also tough on the body. It requires athletes to have power, speed, mobility, explosiveness, consistency, among many other attributes. Due to the complexity of skills required, think about the hours he or she (softball requires very similar skills) will spend training, the countless hours in the…

If you look at a volleyball player, you’ll notice that they have muscle. Not only in their upper body but also lower. Volleyball is a demanding sport that requires strength, power, and agility. I know that strength training is crucial for most sports, but it’s truly essential for volleyball players. Strength is the solid foundation…

Are you a runner who has always dreamed of participating in a marathon or even 1/2 of one. How can you prepare yourself for one? We have the Rock n Roll half marathon fast approaching in October of this year. We have a lot of COR participants including our very own physical therapist, Dr. Erin…

We all have a hobby. For some it is Fortnight, for others, it is hiking. A lot of people enjoy cycling during the warmer months, taking strolls at sunset or biking on the weekends.  If you’re near a beach, you may even play volleyball. Have you ever jammed your finger from playing volleyball, football, or…

Many companies and bike shops have created bike fit programs including high-tech equipment and expensive add-ons. While these programs can be very successful, there is much more that should be factored into a proper bike fit. Your strength, endurance, flexibility, past injury history, current injuries and goals all have an important impact of the appropriate…