Falls in Senior Population: Can We Prevent Them?

30% of people over the age of 65 years fall 1 or more times in a year. Falls are the leading cause of death from injury in elderly adults. In 2003, 13,700 people died from falls. A fall is defined as an event that results in a person coming to rest unintentionally on the ground […]

Physical Therapist’s Guide to Rotator Cuff Tear

Take care of your shoulders, and learn more about rotator cuff tears in this article from the American Physical Therapy Association, written by by Charles Thigpen, PhD, PT, ATC and Lane Bailey, PT, DPT, CSCS. For more questions, call our studio at 619-756-7500!   The “rotator cuff” is a group of 4 muscles that are responsible […]

Injury Prevention for the Low Back

Injury prevention is important, especially for something as essential as back health. Look at these great exercises by Christopher McGrath for the lower back and then come visit us at San Diego Sports Physical Therapy for more great exercises! 619-756-7500 Given the prevalence of low-back pain, it is important for fitness professionals to be prepared […]