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Physical Therapy blog articles by EW Motion Therapy

Ben Bullard

Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, DPT // Dry Needling Certified // Director, EW Motion Therapy Meadowbrook

Sports Performance | Personal Training

By: Ben Bullard
December 30th, 2022

It is easy for any level of athlete to feel the pressure to succeed, whether from peers, parents, or coaches. You don’t want to be a weak link in your team, and to not let them down, you have to keep yourself fit and performing at your highest potential. You can achieve this through customized coaching and some extra practice, but it is too easy for a little extra practice to become overwhelming and even harmful to your body. So how much is too much? And what can you do if/when you get hurt? 

Physical Therapy | Personal Training

By: Ben Bullard
November 17th, 2022

Any baseball player knows soreness after practice or a game is typical, especially in your throwing arm. For pitchers, but also for any other player, it is vital to prevent injury and pain by increasing strength and improving mobility to keep your joints and muscles healthy and stable. But why can your arm hurt so much after throwing? How can you reduce pain but still practice as much as you need? 

Physical Therapy | Personal Training

By: Ben Bullard
October 27th, 2022

Baseball is a dynamic sport, combining coordination, power, strength, and speed to make it stand out among other sports. Baseball players must adopt a full-body approach to improve the skills needed to compete. An important metric for baseball pitchers is the speed of pitches; more velocity requires more power. But how do you go about training to throw harder? What are some practical things to focus on while off the field? 

Physical Therapy

By: Ben Bullard
February 16th, 2022

Hardly anyone is better acquainted with bad posture than office workers. With long hours sitting at a desk, and ergonomics that are usually less than ideal, it is easy for any office worker to end their day with back pain and tired eyes. It is said that sitting is the new smoking, and that is partially true - sitting for longer periods of time during your day can cause tension in your upper back and shoulders. It can also make you more prone to health problems. But when you have to be at your desk for eight hours of the day, what can you do to help improve your posture?