Hands-On Physical Therapy That Gets Results

Hands-On Physical Therapy That Gets Results

This has been the slogan for Foothills Sports Medicine almost since the development of the first clinic. It was meant to convey the message that as Physical Therapists at Foothills we are skilled in manual techniques. We focus on using those skills to help our patients return to the level of...

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Physical Therapy: The Opioid Alternative

Physical Therapy: The Opioid Alternative

If you have been watching the news, getting updated trend notices on social media, or listening to any reporting over the recent past you would have certainly been exposed to information concerning the Opioid Crisis we are in the midst of. One thing you have likely not heard is that physical...

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Why You Should Turn to Physical Therapy First

Why You Should Turn to Physical Therapy First

Over the past 20 years, more states have granted patients direct access to physical therapy without a physician referral. Although the state of Arizona has already offered this type of access for several years, it was not until recently that insurance companies began paying for physical therapy...

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What is Fusionetics? Chandler Physical Therapy Explains

What is Fusionetics? Chandler Physical Therapy Explains

Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy is a Chandler physical therapy provider with a highly skilled staff that utilizes the newest, most cutting-edge techniques. We are dedicated to providing patients with specialized, hands-on care in order to fulfill their rehabilitation or athletic needs....

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Why Train FAST In The Summer?

If you (or your child) are getting burnt out and injured playing and practicing for just one sport, stop and read on. Besides the obvious overuse injuries, there are many benefits for young athletes to take a break from their sport of choice and participate in other activities through the year. As...

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Baby It's Cold Outside!

Well, okay. Not as cold as the Northeast but for those of us in Arizona, it can feel cold in the balmy months we call “winter”. One of the benefits of living in Arizona is that we do have warmer winters yet, in a short drive or plane flight, we can also have access to skiing and snowboarding....

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Strength Training in Young Athletes

Over the past few years, how many times in the fitness industry have you found things that you once thought to be ‘the standard’ changed, upgraded or completely dispelled? The way we warm up is different, the way we execute many exercises is different, and who really wears leg warmers and head...

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Concussions in Kids – It’s Not Just a Football Injury

As parents we all want our children to be physically active, to pick a sport they enjoy and that also helps them build good skill and fitness. We also want to protect them. We make sure they are careful crossing the street, climbing on the play set, wearing a helmet when riding the bike. We want...

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5 Ways to Avoid Injury in Young Athletes

In almost all aspects in today’s society, it seems like kids are acting and performing much older than their age. From communication on the internet, to sociologic decisions to participating in sports. The level of sophistication is advanced compared to many years ago. Unfortunately, the...

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The Importance of Staying Healthy as a Family

Make exercise a family affair! Everyone benefits and great health can be fun, family time with a few small changes and a couple of great ideas. The Importance of Staying Healthy as a Family During the past two decades the number of children who are overweight or obese has doubled. The Economic...

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