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Physical Therapy

Let It Go: Feeling Stuck with Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder, otherwise known as adhesive capsulitis, is a common shoulder condition characterized by painful and restricted active and passive mobility.  The shoulder capsule – which is like shrink wrap that secures the joint – undergoes an inflammatory and...read more


Physical Therapy

Cupping and Acute Low Back Pain

If you’ve ever tweaked your back moving furniture, stepped off a curb wrong, added a little too much weight to your barbell without properly warming up or even slept funny, you know how annoying acute low back pain can...read more


Physical Therapy

Biology of Dry Needling

Dry needling, which is different from acupuncture, is one of the only invasive methods that physical therapist can deploy to alleviate patient’s symptoms. Tight muscular knots or “trigger points,” occur within muscles, which can cause localized pain in the...read more


Practice News

CAO Sports Performance and Therapy was proud to host the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

CAO Sports Performance and Therapy was proud to host the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) to help capture valuable content for the education and testing of the next generation of physical therapists attempting to join the...read more


Physical Therapy

Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is a form of manual therapy that has historically be used in the realm of alternative medicine. This technique involves placing cups made of glass, plastic, or silicone directly on the skin to create suction. The vacuum...read more


Physical Therapy

Maddie’s ACL Pre-Operative Patient Story

Shout out here to Maddie and her hard work! She sustained an ACL injury and arrived to us May 2022 for pre-operative rehab before she underwent her reconstruction. She worked with us for close to 1 month pre-operatively to...read more