Sports Medicine Physicians Boise ID

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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

Michael J Gustavel
(208) 336-8250
1188 University Dr
Boise, ID
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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

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Scot Ballantyne Scheffel, MD
(208) 336-8250
1188 University Dr
Boise, ID
Specialties
Family Practice, Sports Medicine-Family Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1996

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

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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

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

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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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Scot B Scheffel
(208) 336-8250
1188 University Dr
Boise, ID
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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George A Wade
(208) 336-8250
1188 University Dr
Boise, ID
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Hip Tips for Hockey Players

Coaches, trainers, and athletes are always looking for ways to prevent injuries. Hockey players are no different. Strains of the inner thigh muscles are among the most common problems in ice hockey. These muscles are called the hip adductors.

The best way to prevent injuries is to find out how often the injury occurs, and what the risk factors are for that injury. Then researchers can look for ways to reduce the risks and the number of injuries. Preseason testing of muscle length and strength is important in this process.

This study measured the muscle strength of the hip muscles on the inside and outside of the hip. The adductor muscles should be at least 80 percent as strong as the muscles along the outside of the hip, the hip abductors. If the ratio is not 80 percent, an exercise program is advised.

Active training programs can be used to prevent adductor muscle strains in hockey players. This prevents injury and results in a less severe strain when it does occur. Because of this program, injured players don't miss as much playing time. Preseason hip strengthening is advised for some hockey players, namely those whose hip adductors have much less strength than their hip abductors.

Reference: 

Timothy F. Tyler, PT, ATC, et al. The Effectiveness of a Preseason Exercise Program to Prevent Adductor Muscle Strains in Professional Ice Hockey Players. In The American Journal of Sports Medicine. September/October 2002. Vol. 30. No. 5. Pp. 680-683...

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