Physical Therapy Helps Athletes Pursue Their Olympic Dreams

Many athletes dream of the chance to compete on a world stage at the Olympics.  An injury can put the dream out of reach for some athletes.  One physical therapist is helping some Olympic hopefuls overcome injuries in their quest for competing in the 2012 Olympic Games. Today’s expert, Colleen Russell, PT, DPT, OCS and director of the San Luis Obispo clinic shares what it’s like to work with Olympic hopefuls as they prepare to qualify for this year’s games.

Physical therapy can help athletes activate muscles that have not been used in their years of training and learn ways to use their bodies more efficiently. She aims to help athletes learn how to best use their entire body instead of just focusing on the area of an injury. Learn more about working with top-notch athletes in this informative podcast.

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