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Physical Therapy blog articles by EW Motion Therapy

Ally Edwards

Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, DPT // Lead EW Yoga Instructor // EW Pilates Instructor // EW Motion Therapy Homewood

Physical Therapy

By: Ally Edwards
February 12th, 2023

Every parent wants their child to succeed in whatever they want to do. If their child is expressing a desire to try something new, like a new sport or after-school activity, most parents will try to find a way to help their child pursue that interest. However, some sports can cause injuries, especially contact sports like soccer or football. Also, some children are born with medical conditions that can make trying new things more difficult, like new sports or physical activities. For those kids, simply learning to walk without assistance can be difficult. So what can parents do to help? 

Pilates | Sports Performance | Physical Therapy | Gymnastics

By: Ally Edwards
July 27th, 2022

Have you been told that you are double-jointed? Have you always been able to touch your toes? If the answer is yes to these questions, you probably have a hypermobile joint system. How do you know what kind of body type you have? And what are some of the characteristics of hypermobility? 

Sports Performance | Physical Therapy

By: Ally Edwards
March 16th, 2022

Many people suffer from tight hamstrings, from athletes to desk workers. Hamstrings are large, powerful muscles, and when they are tight, they can significantly affect how you move. So what can you do about it? How can you stretch your hamstrings and keep them from tightening up again?