Physical Training Consultants Blacksburg VA

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University Physical Therapy - Blacksburg West
(540) 466-4954
920 Plantation Rd
Blacksburg, VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

University Physical Therapy - Christiansburg
(540) 642-0494
115 Akers Farm Rd
Christiansburg , VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

University Physical Therapy - Pearisburg
(540) 307-0177
130 Kinter Way
Pearisburg , VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Michael J Sampson
(540) 552-1205
817 Davis St
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Family Practice, Sports Medicine

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Per Gunnar Brolinson, DO
(540) 231-7741
112 Merryman Center,
Blacksburg, VA
Specialties
Family Practice, Sports Medicine-Family Practice
Gender
Male
Languages
Italian
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1983

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University Physical Therapy - Blacksburg
(540) 412-8966
825 Davis St
Blacksburg , VA
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

University Physical Therapy - Radford
(540) 232-9390
600-A E Main St
Radford, VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Marc S Siegel
(540) 552-3601
120 Professional Park Dr
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Mark Brandon Rogers
(540) 443-7180
3700 S. Main Street
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Robert Brian Stephenson
(540) 674-0070
4550 Lee Highway
Dublin, VA
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Balance Board Training Benefits Athletes

Volleyball players are at increased risk for ankle sprain. And once an ankle is injured, the chances of spraining it again go up. This large study of 116 volleyball teams presents some ideas for preventing ankle sprains.

Two groups of male and female volleyball players were formed. One group trained on a balance board. This training strengthens muscles and ligaments around the ankle. It also restores proprioception, which is the sense of joint position. A second control group did their regular training program.

The balance training group spent five minutes doing one of 14 different exercises on and off the balance board. Training for both groups was carried out during the 36-week volleyball season.

The number of ankle injuries was reported for every 1000 hours of play. Playing time included practices and games during the season. Players with a previous ankle injury had fewer reinjuries in the balance training group compared to the control group. However, the researchers noticed that players with a history of knee injuries had more knee reinjuries in the balance training group.

The authors conclude that balance board training is a good way to prevent ankle sprains. It doesn't have the negative side effects of ankle tape or bracing. They also note that it may not be a good choice for players with previous knee injuries.

Reference: 

Evert Verhagen, et al. The Effect of a Proprioceptive Balance Board Training Program for the Prevention of Ankle Sp...

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