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Select Physical Therapy - Durham
(603) 389-4964
7 Mill Road
Durham, NH
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health

Saco Bay Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, Inc- York
(207) 331-5119
8 Market Place Drive
York, ME
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Peter D Buckley
(603) 742-2007
237 Route 108
Somersworth, NH
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Margaret C Tilton
(603) 431-5529
875 Greenland Rd
Portsmouth, NH
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Alison M Baker
(603) 431-5529
875 Greenland Rd
Portsmouth, NH
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Select Physical Therapy - Portsmouth
(603) 294-5863
161 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, NH
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health

Gavin R Webb
(603) 742-2007
237 Route 108
Somersworth, NH
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Barry Charles Gendron
(603) 431-5529
875 Greenland Rd
Portsmouth, NH
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Bruce R Myers
(603) 431-5529
875 Greenland Rd
Portsmouth, NH
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Christopher Couture
(603) 775-7575
1 Hampton Rd
Exeter, NH
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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