Runners: 5 Tips To Properly Care For Your Feet

Runners: 5 Tips To Properly Care For Your Feet

As a runner or hiker, it is very important to take good care of your feet. Our feet are under a significant amount of stress and load with running or hiking, literally with every step/stride. Besides the knee, foot injuries are second most prevalent in runners. So why do most runners and hikers...

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Is Being Sedentary the New Smoking? How Can We Prevent This?

Is Being Sedentary the New Smoking? How Can We Prevent This?

Stop and think about your typical day. How much sitting do you do? How much movement or activity do you get in a typical workday? You have probably already seen the headlines, “Is sitting killing you?” or “Is sitting the new smoking?” If you’re sitting a good portion of your day, it’s especially...

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Concussions and Kids: What You Need to Know

Concussions and Kids: What You Need to Know

Concussions in sports, particularly football and soccer, have received more attention over the last several years. Studies have reported that the prevalence of concussions each year in children is 1.1 to 1.9 million. At Foothills, our sports medicine specialists often work with young athletes that...

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Join the Foothills Running Group

Join the Foothills Running Group

At Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy, we’re all about creating, building and nurturing the community around us. One of my favorite ways of bringing together the community is through our running group! This August marks our 11th year of the Foothills Running Group. It’s been wonderful to...

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Myths & Facts About Low Back Pain

Myths & Facts About Low Back Pain

Along with many locations throughout the Valley, Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy has an Ahwatukee physical therapy clinic that provides hands-on, individualized services to patients of all ages with a huge variety of injuries and complaints. We offer a free assessment of your PT needs,...

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Why You Should Join AZ Physical Therapy’s Running Club

Why You Should Join AZ Physical Therapy’s Running Club

Foothills Rehab is a group of locally owned AZ physical therapy clinics. Our mission is to provide you with quality, customized care, and to give you the tools you need to meet your physical therapy goals. To schedule a free assessment with one of our highly trained employees, simply go online...

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The Importance of Strength Training in Older Adults

If there is one thing you should be doing for injury and disease prevention - it's strength training! Whether it's with your own body weight, bands, machines or good ol' fashion pumping iron, strength training has many long term health and fitness benefits. The good thing is it doesn't matter how...

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ASTYM—What is it and how can it help you?

The ASTYM System We are pleased to announce that Foothills Sports Medicine has several ASTYM certified physical therapists throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area.  The ASTYM system has been used in clinical settings by certified health professionals since 1996. But many of you may not know what...

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