Category Archives: Athletic Performance


Pique, Pirouette, and Physical Therapy

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Dr. Schenkman’s First Spartan Race

IMG_1285Lately everywhere I turn, I hear of people doing obstacle course races. It seems to have been the fad for this decade. So, I finally jumped on the bandwagon and signed up for my first race – the “Spartan Sprint” – which is between 3-5 miles containing 20-23 obstacles. The obstacles include rope climbs, spear throws, wall climbs, heavy bucket carries, monkey bars and more!  Even though the sprint is the shortest of the Spartan races, there is still a lot of endurance and strength required to finish.

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Little Soccer Star, Big Recovery

Meet RJ! Our adorable 12-year-old, soccer playing, and joke telling patient of the month A Big Recovery for a Little Athlete This soccer sensation has a special place in my heart. His energy, enthusiasm and love of soccer reminds me … Continue reading


From a Cane to CrossFit

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CrossFit Patient of the Month Strong, determined, and fierce are just a few words I would use to describe our next patient of the month, Isha! This powerful woman didn’t have an easy ride! When we first met Isha she … Continue reading


CrossFit Coach Gets Total Knee Replacement

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It’s an incredible honor when another wellness professional trusts you with their recovery, but it’s especially meaningful when that person is one of your own CrossFit coaches. Rebecca has been inspiring me in the gym for the last three years, but don’t let the tattoos and hard … Continue reading


Runner Recovers From Surgery

Wendy has faced adversity with determination and zest for life. Her passion for movement and running is contagious. She worked tirelessly in therapy and at home to get back out on the road as quickly as possible. In addition to all of her hard work, … Continue reading


Soccer and ACL

We’re excited to honor one of our high school athletes as the Iron Patient of the Month. It’s never easy to suffer a challenging injury during your senior soccer season, but Carly has demonstrated impressive strength and dedication throughout the entire rehab process. We … Continue reading