Monthly Archives: December 2020

Should endurance athletes such as basketball players supplement with Beetroot Juice or powder?

  by John Mishock, PT, DPT, DC, Owner Mishock Physical Therapy & Associates Many professional and amateur endurance athletes use the supplement beetroot powder or juice to enhance their endurance during sports. Beetroot juice increases levels of nitric oxide which; increases blood flow, improves O2 gas exchange, increases mitochondrial biogenesis (helps with energy) and efficiency, […]

Basketball: Preventing Ankle Injuries with Balance Training and Bracing

    By Dr. John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC   Basketball is one of the most popular sports, with an estimated 300 million people playing worldwide. (  Ankle injuries are the most common orthopedic injury in basketball. In a study of NCAA Division 1 basketball players, 27% of all musculoskeletal injuries occur in the […]

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