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Why Choose Strength Athlete Rehab?
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I believe that traditional Physical Therapy and rehabilitation professionals frequently miss the mark when it comes to Strength-based athletes. Most people engaging in recreational strength training, Kettlebell, Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting, Strongman, etc. have likely already tried different rehab strategies without success. The missing link in most rehab settings is a thorough assessment of the movements and the programming that led to their painful injury (and in many cases, re-injury).

Picture this: an athlete walks into a Physical Therapy or Rehab clinic and is assessed by a professional who gives them a diagnosis. The athlete receives some "treatment" for their pain and is provided with a myriad of general exercises that are somewhat related to their problem. They're given handouts without assessing their squat, power clean, bench, yolk/farmers carries etc., and instructed to perform "3 sets of 10 reps for each exercise and come back in a week". The athlete starts these exercises and might even cease their training out of fear of re-injury only to feel a little "better" but never quite "right". Unfortunately, this is a common experience for those seeking help for their pain but is seldom enough for improving their ability to perform.
What should have happened is that those exercises should have been specifically assessed, tested, adjusted, and PRESCRIBED down to the reps, sets, intensity, frequency, and overall volume that best supports the athlete's current training cycle. They also should have been instructed on HOW to continue training to maximize long-term progress.
Therefore, what I bring to the table is the ability to integrate Physical Therapy, Strength and Conditioning, and Programming/Coaching principles to ensure that you make the quickest recovery back to maximum performance.

In addition to the typical treatments you receive from Physical Therapy, i.e. manual, soft tissue work, joint mobilization/manipulation, and cupping, we will take a deep dive into the source of your pain by thoroughly assessing the painful movements and dissecting your current programming. This will allow us to understand what contributed to this problem and subsequently, the adjustments we can make to keep getting stronger while recovering from your injury. 

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