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Intermountain Physical Therapy - West Boise
(208) 473-7977
554 N Steelhead Way
Boise, ID
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Jennifer Rawlings Miller
(208) 336-8250
1188 University Dr
Boise, ID
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Christian G Gussner
(208) 489-4016
600 Robbins Rd
Boise, ID
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Kurt John Nilsson
(208) 383-0201
600 Robbins Rd
Boise, ID
Specialty
Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine

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Patrick Alton Dawson
(208) 336-8250
1188 University Dr
Boise, ID
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Intermountain Physical Therapy - Nampa
(208) 615-5614
1015 12th Ave S
Nampa, ID
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Vivek Kadyan
(208) 377-3435
1000 N Curtis Rd
Boise, ID
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Michael J Curtin
(208) 383-0201
600 Robbins Rd
Boise, ID
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Robert N Walker
(208) 323-2600
1075 N Curtis Rd
Boise, ID
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Alejandro A Homaechevarria
(208) 383-0201
600 Robbins Rd
Boise, ID
Specialty
Family Practice, 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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