Physical Training Consultants Portales NM

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Walsh Wellness At Motivations
(575) 935-3488
4101 N Prince St
Clovis, NM
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Village Pharmacy
(575) 356-8555
1719 S Avenue D
Portales, NM
 
Select Physical Therapy - Westside II
(505) 234-7260
2113 Golf Course Rd
Rio Rancho, NM
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Daniel Wascher
(505) 272-1623
2nd Ambulatory Care Ctr
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Mary Elizabeth Brennan
(505) 727-4919
505 Elm St Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Family Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Christian Therapeutic Massage Center
(575) 359-0660
324 S Abilene Ave
Portales, NM
 
Select Physical Therapy - Farmington
(505) 608-7237
2700 Farmington Ave
Farmington, NM
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Anthony F Pachelli
(505) 724-4300
201 Cedar St Se
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Elizabeth Szalay
(505) 272-4511
1127 University Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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John Henry Sloan
(505) 727-4919
505 Elm St Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Occupational 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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