COVID 19 Mitigation Measures at Back in Action Physical Therapy

Back in Action Physical Therapy is deeply committed to the people we serve. Your health and safety has always been our top priority, and now more than ever. We are committed to taking all steps possible to provide a clean and safe environment for our patients in the current environment. While we always pride ourselves in...
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Reduce Skiing Injuries

Get prepared for your ski trip with these simple preconditioning exercises to perform to help reduce skiing injuries while hitting the slopes. Before heading to the slopes to partake in winter sports such as skiing you need to prepare your body! The ski season brings fun in the snow, but with that comes common injuries. ...
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A Christmas Eve Surprise Inspires New Goals for 2020

Dr. Kristal Nelson PT, SCS Physio Coach Sports Clinical Specialist I had a surprise opportunity to watch a couple of local young ATP players on the Challenger/Futures tour as I was playing with a regular group of guys at Middle Creek HS on Christmas Eve. It was quite distracting and my doubles partner had likely...
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Is it Safe to Exercise with Arthritis?

How many times have you heard “oh I stopped exercising or being active because of my arthritis”! Very often, patients we speak with make the assumption that it is best to stop being active once they have arthritis in their hip, knee, shoulder or any joint. This line of thinking is based on the belief...
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Tennis Player in athletic position

What is your physical literacy IQ?

Dr. Kristal Nelson PT, DPT, SCS As we head into the tennis “off-season” perhaps it’s time to improve our movement literacy to recover from our sport that drives us from February through October. Yes, there are winter leagues, but hopefully it is a time for no pressure tennis and gives us a chance to recover,...
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Common, But Not Normal | Let’s Talk Pelvic Health

Have you ever reached out wide for a backhand or jumped to crush an overhead down the line, and thought oops… I just tinkled a little? While this is very common, it is not normal. This may embarrass some, but really the pelvic floor is just a group of muscles that get tight or weak...
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Apex Physical Therapy Practice

Triangle Physical Therapy Practice Opens Apex Location

Triangle Physical Therapy Practice Opens Apex Location New Location for Back in Action Physical Therapy Features 2,400 ft2 Space, Cutting Edge Amenities APEX, NC (June 25,2019) — After almost 20 years providing physical therapy services to the Triangle, Back in Action Physical Therapy is opening a brand new clinic in Apex. The 2,400 ft2 facility...
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Staying Hydrated & Avoiding Heat Illness this Summer

          Dr. Kristal Nelson PT Board Certified Sports PT You know the feeling. Your legs are heavy, your energy is zapped and you feel like you can’t get enough air. It’s our summer time ritual of transitioning from the cool/dry temps of spring to the dog days of summer. Avoiding heat...
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Busting the Myths of Tennis Elbow (Part 2)- Fixing Tennis Elbow

          Dr. Kristal Nelson PT Board Certified Sports PT Recently I wrote an article entitled Busting the Myths of Tennis Elbow. In this companion article, where we are focusing on the recovery process, I’m offering up some practical advice to help solve the frustrating problem that is tennis elbow so you...
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