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Pickleball Injuries: What to Watch Out For Houston

In Sports Injury and Pain by Brad Rickert

Pickleball injuries on the rise. When we first read that headline, we weren’t surprised. After all, we treat pickleball related injuries in our clinics. The study noted that the most common injuries were lower extremity sprains, strains, and fractures. We’ve seen lower back, rotator cuff, and elbow related pains, too. In fact, most pickleball injuries look like tennis related injuries. …

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Physical Therapy Worth The Drive

In News by Brad Rickert

In today’s world, many people are looking for ways to save time and money. When it comes to seeking physical therapy treatment, some people might be tempted to go to the closest facility. However, in some cases, driving a little farther can make a big difference in your treatment. Here are three reasons why traveling 60 miles round trip for …

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IT Band Syndrome: A Runner’s Bane

In Lower Extremity Pains by Royce Bowman, PT, Director

One day, you’re running. The sky looks gorgeous and you breathe deep. You use the oxygen rush to push a little harder. You run farther and faster. As you see the end of your run in sight, you hear a pop in your knee. Your knee begins to ache and burn on the outside of your knee. Even worse, the …