Blog Post Topic: Sports Injuries



Suffering from Foot & Ankle Pain?

April 28, 2017

IMT for foot and ankle pain

  Introduction Are you an athlete with foot and ankle pain? Or an elderly person with balance issues? Or suffering from bunions or fallen arches? Surprisingly, there are some common denominators found in the body that connect all of you. Though the feet are the part of our body that… view entire post




Cranial Therapy & Holistic PT for Concussions & Sports Injuries

October 7, 2016

IMT and holistic PT for concussion

  Is Rest Enough? Have you ever felt completely helpless after one of your children incurs a sports injury? Or after you have injured yourself? We have all heard the phrase, “time heals all wounds”. Sometimes, this is actually true. But often, time is not enough. In the case of… view entire post




Do You Feel Like a Train Wreck?

April 12, 2015

do you feel like a train wreck?

  The most common complaints we hear is, "I ache in my ________" or "My energy is so low" or "I just don't feel like I used to". Too often, this is associated with aging. But aging does not necessarily have to mean degeneration or breaking down. In an ideal… view entire post




Cranial Therapy for Concussions

October 29, 2014

Concussions are very prevalent in the news today. We are hearing about them related to the NFL, college sports, and all the way down to little league. The research has shown that optimal healing from a concussion is likely with time but healing from repetitive concussion injuries are more challenging.… view entire post




Concussion Recovery Post #6: Cranial Therapy, Integrative Manual Therapy, and Nutritional Wellness

October 16, 2014

[This post is part 6 of a series of posts entitled: Concussion Recovery] Cranial Therapy Assessment for Concussions and Head Trauma   For more information about the Concussion Recovery Program at Integrative Wellness & Physical Therapy, you can contact the Patient Liaison, Mary Farrell at 203-269-4332 or email: Info@IntegrativeWellnessAndPT.com. Also,… view entire post




Concussion Recovery Post #5: Cranial Therapy, Integrative Manual Therapy, and Nutritional Wellness

October 16, 2014

[This post is part 5 of a series of posts entitled: Concussion Recovery] PREVENTION! Last Post in Concussion Recovery to follow...   view entire post




Concussion Recovery Post #4: Cranial Therapy, Integrative Manual Therapy, and Nutritional Wellness

October 16, 2014

[This post is part 4 of a series of posts entitled: Concussion Recovery] Cranial and Manual Therapy for Anger, Aggression, and OCD Behaviors following Concussion and Head Trauma More to follow on Concussion related post series...   view entire post




Concussion Recovery Post #3: Cranial Therapy, Integrative Manual Therapy, and Nutritional Wellness

October 16, 2014

[This post is part 3 of a series of posts entitled: Concussion Recovery] Concussion Related Shock and IMT Nutritional Wellness to Support Concussion Recovery Concussion and Irritation of Nervous System More to follow on Concussion Lecture Post Series... view entire post




Concussion Recovery Post #2: Cranial Therapy, Integrative Manual Therapy, and Nutritional Wellness

October 16, 2014

[This post is part 2 of a series of posts entitled: Concussion Recovery] Not Just Sports! The following clip illustrates that cranial therapy and IMT for concussion recovery is not just about sports! The Value of Rest Beyond Rest-- What Else Can we Do for Concussions? More posts on concussion… view entire post




Concussion Recovery Post #1: Cranial Therapy, Integrative Manual Therapy, and Nutritional Wellness

October 16, 2014

On September 23, 2014, we hosted a community lecture entitled: "There is Hope for Concussions-- The Role of Manual Therapy in Concussion  Management". Our expert panel was comprised of Carol Gordon, PT, IMT,C; Kris Albrecht, MS, RPT, IMT,C; and Ayelet Connell-Giammatteo, PhD, PT, IMT,C. The following clips are taken from this lecture.… view entire post




Concussion Recovery using Integrative Manual Therapy and Nutritional Wellness

October 13, 2014

We recently kicked off our community lecture series with a wonderful lecture on recovery from concussions. Our expert panel of instructors were Carol Gordon and Kris Albrecht, part of our clinical team at Integrative Wellness & Physical Therapy.  Below is a short clip from the lecture. We will upload more… view entire post




Sole Supports Shoe Orthotics and IMT for Back and Hip Pain, Foot/Ankle Pain, and Improved Athletic Performance

October 3, 2014

Sole Supports Day at Integrative Wellness & PT with Ed Glaser, DPM

  [This post was co-written by George Giannoni, PT, IMT,C and Ayelet Connell-Giammatteo, PhD, PT, IMT,C] Introduction How many of us suffer from low back or hip pain? Shin splints? Foot pain? Fallen arches in the feet? Bunions? There are a variety of approaches that can support improved low back, leg… view entire post




Cranial Therapy: A Manual Approach for Improved Health

October 1, 2014

Carol Gordon, PT, IMT,C

  Cranial Therapy is a gentle hands-on therapy that can augment the health and regeneration of the nervous system, specifically the brain and spinal cord. It corrects tension patterns in the head and strengthens the cranial rhythm, which can reduce many different symptoms, including headaches and learning challenges as well as behavioral disorders. It can… view entire post




Natural Strategies for Reduction of Chronic Pain with Holistic Physical Therapy, Integrative Manual Therapy, and Nutrition

September 26, 2014

  Introduction Every one of us has experienced some kind of pain in our lives, whether it is headaches and back pain or joint pain. For many of us, this pain is persistent and chronic. It keeps us from fully enjoying our life. The incidence of persons suffering from chronic… view entire post




A Natural Solution for Back Pain– Integrative Wellness and Holistic Physical Therapy

September 25, 2014

physical therapy for back pain

Introduction The prevalence of back pain in our current culture is the ‘norm’. The National Institute of Health publishes a Low Back Pain Fact Sheet that states, “Nearly everyone at some point has back pain that interferes with work, routine daily activities, or recreation. Americans spend at least $50 billion… view entire post