Sports Medicine Physicians Madison AL

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Complete Physical Therapy
(256) 542-1955
8097 Madison Blvd # 102
Madison, AL
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
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

John Randall Riehl
(256) 350-0362
1103 16th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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VanDana Maladkar
(256) 539-2728
927 Franklin St Se
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Charles Richardson Horton
(256) 533-1030
115 Manning Drive
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Robert Edley Stewart
(256) 533-1030
115 Manning Dr Sw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Lola Burnett Brown
(256) 865-0222
1920 Sparkman Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Michael Cantrell, MD
(256) 539-2728
927 Franklin Street
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Orthopaedic Sugeon
Gender
Sports Medicine Doctor, shoulder, knee injuries

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Richard Scott Sharp
(256) 350-0362
1103 16th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Syed Naved Hasan
(256) 539-2728
927 Franklin St Se
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Craig E Lincoln
(256) 539-2728
927 Franklin St
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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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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