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Doctor Is In: Rehab and 'prehab' to prevent or treat sports injuries

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Topic: Preventing and rehabilitating sports injuries with physical therapy for Weekend Warriors and Olympic Athletes.

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Dr. James Bicos - Beaumont Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist.  Bicos is as a team doctor for United States national Men's and Women's gymnastics teams.

Kelly Delind, PT - Beaumont physical therapist.

Did you know?

High percentage of sports injuries don't need surgery, but can corrected with physical therapy other noninvasive procedures.

Prehab is a way to strengthen and train vulnerable muscles to try and prevent injuries before they occur.

Rehabilitation speeds recovery and return to full function.

Early use of physical therapy as a treatment tool goes back at least the ancient Greeks.

The field of Orthopedics came along in the 18th century and expanded the knowledge and use of PT.

GO TO: http://www.beaumont.edu/health-center-physical-therapy  FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PHYSICAL THERAPY.

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