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Select Physical Therapy -Columbia West
(573) 629-1884
3301 Broadway Bus. Park Ct., Suite F
Columbia, MO
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Lymphedema Program, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Russell Ogden Beecher
(573) 882-3101
315 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Gavin Michael Vaughn
(573) 882-3101
315 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Michael E Acuff
(573) 882-3101
315 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Carol Yvonne Crooks
(573) 884-0033
315 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Select Physical Therapy - Columbia East
(573) 355-5929
200 N. Keene Street, Suite 102
Columbia, MO
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Lymphedema Program, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Timmy Alan Ferrell
(573) 882-3101
315 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Reza S Farid
(573) 884-0033
315 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Jane Anne Emerson
(573) 884-0033
315 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Katherine Francis Downey
(573) 884-0033
315 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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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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