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Top Three Exercises to Improve Balance & Reduce Risk For Falls By Biagio Mazza Today I'm going to talk about my top three favorite exercises for fall prevention and for balance training that we utilize at Elite Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy in Kansas City, MO. These are definitely going to be dependent upon the person, so please be safe! Safety is the number one thing with everything we do. But you still have to challenge your balance for it to get better.Exercise 2: Closed...
Posted on 2020-06-26
Shoulder Strength, Stability, & Injury Prevention For Combat Athletes By Justin Snead, DPT Calling all combat sports athletes…Have you ever been doing any grappling or ground fighting where you've had to post on your hand to keep your balance? There is a reason for that... This is an unnatural movement for your shoulder, because you are putting a lot of pressure and force down through those shoulder muscles. It forces the ball, from the ball and socket joint in the shoulder, back...
Posted on 2019-07-15
CORE WORKOUT FOR SENIORS By Biagio Mazza Is your body different as a senior than when you are in your 20's?  For sure there are things that are different, BUT biomechanically, it's the same.  However, because of the aging process, we may experience weakness or control issues within the core. The way to reactivate the core is to get back to the basics of core exercises. So, while we can call these “Core Exercises For Seniors” they are all just basic things that if...
Posted on 2019-06-26
Prevent Golf Injuries This Spring By Biagio Mazza Are you thinking about getting out there and playing golf this spring and summer? As it gets a little warmer out, you may be feeling the urge to get back out on the golf course, and I totally get that. However, there are things that you can do to prevent risk of injury when it comes to golf.Here are the three biggest mistakes that you can make that will put your body at risk for potential injury when it comes to returning to golf: Problem ...
Posted on 2019-04-03
Withstand Elbow Pressure To Decrease Tapping Out By Justin Sneed Elite Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy works with combat sports participants or members of the military or law enforcement who continue to get injured as they try to train for peak performance. Two particular complains we hear often with these individuals include elbow injuries and the inability to withstand pressure in the elbow, forcing them to tap out earlier than desired. Today Elite Sports Medicine & Physica...
Posted on 2019-04-02
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