Tag Archives: Physical Therapy

Golf Sports Performance: The “Quiet Eye” to Improve Your Golf Game!

By Dr. John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC The ability to be a great golfer is multifaceted; however, it minimally takes countless hours (10,000 or more) of tedious, high-quality, perfect rehearsal to create great swing mechanics. Possibly, the most underrated aspect of golf mechanics is the eyes, which are the most important organ of sense. […]

Golf Specific Exercise Improves Golf Performance and Prevents Injury: Part 2

By Dr. John Mishock, PT, DPT, DC In the first article, “Golf Specific Exercises Improves Golf Performance and Prevents Injury: Part I”, I reviewed the essential biomechanics of golf and how improving strength and power through exercise training can improve golf performance. Found at: https://mishockpt.com/golf-specific-exercise-improves-golf-performance-and-prevents-injury-part-i/ In this article, I will review the importance of training […]

Golf Specific Exercise Improves Golf Performance and Prevents Injury: Part I

By Dr. John Mishock, PT, DPT, DC Worldwide, 55 to 80 million people from 136 countries play golf. (HSBC Group, 2020) With this popularity, golf has been among the most highly studied sports. Advances in technology and sports science have allowed healthcare providers to use this information to create specific sports performance exercise programs to […]

Nutritional Considerations in Recovery from Orthopedic Injury or Surgery

By Dr. John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC Nutritional interventions are not commonly used as the standard of care in recovery from injury or orthopedic surgery. However, it is well known that good nutrition is critical to optimizing health and wellness. The nutritional needs become amplified when individuals are healing and recovering from physical injury […]

Total Joint Replacement: Physical Therapy “More Than Just Exercise”

By John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC Our body has over 360 joints. All joints (where two bones meet) have cartilage at the bone’s ends which helps to reduce friction and provide shock absorption. With aging, this cartilage wears out, leading to pain, swelling, joint deformity, weakness, and altered function. Nearly 70 million Americans have […]

Sports Injury Prevention: What risk factors can we control?

By Dr. John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC In the US, there is over 8.6 million sports-related adolescent (age 10-20 years) injuries annually; 42% happen in the lower extremity, 30% in the upper extremity, and 16% in the head and neck. (NHSR, 2016) Many of these are over-use injuries that occur due to excessive intensity, […]

Injury Prevention: Can Monitoring and Managing Training Load Reduce Injury?

By Dr. John R. Mishock In organized sports from youth to pro there are approximately 4-6 million injuries each year. The majority of these injuries occur as sprains and strains of the upper and lower extremity. (Hopkinsmedicine.org) Many of these injuries are preventable with proper exercise training and load management of training/competition volume, which ultimately […]

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