Physical Training Consultants Festus MO

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ApexNetwork Physical Therapy
(618) 380-4874
919 N Illinois Route 3
Waterloo, IL
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
Aquatic Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Sensory Solutions
(314) 567-4707
112 Summerset Ln
Festus, MO

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DeSoto Snap Fitness
(636) 337-7350
12878 Hwy 21
DeSoto, MO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Imperial Snap Fitness
(636) 282-4229
2855 Seckman
Imperial, MO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Ladies Workout Express
(636) 287-1188
18 Arnold Mall
Arnold, MO
 
John D McGarry
(636) 937-0005
168 Industrial Drive
Crystal City, MO
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Total Body Fitness
(636) 931-7715
1506 Parkway W
Festus, MO
 
Curves
(636) 461-1044
1558 Miller Rd
Imperial, MO
 
24 Hour Fitness
(636) 282-4224
215 Arnold Crossroads Ctr
Arnold, MO
 
24 Hour Fitness Arnold Sport Gym
215 Arnold Crossroads
Arnold, MO
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Personal Training, Special Services, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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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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