August 4, 2019

A common trend among young athletes (and parents) today is choosing a sport to specialize in early. It seems logical that focusing on one sport all year long would give them the best opportunity to secure a Division 1 scholarship in a more and more competitive field. W...

July 22, 2019

Today's Training

Strength and conditioning for athletes has never been bigger. The amount of research that has been done to show how it can help to improve performance, and decrease the chance of injury is ridiculous. Gyms everywhere have group athlete classes the will...

June 21, 2019

     In a study recently performed by the CDC, more than one third of Americans are consistently getting less than the minimum recommended 7 hours of sleep per night. According to this study, lack of sleep is associated with an increased risk of developing chronic cond...

June 16, 2019

As an athlete, powerlifter, or someone in the general population engaged in personal
fitness, it is important to monitor for and recognize muscle imbalances. Muscle imbalances can
have varying consequences depending on location. They can be limb to limb or in the front...

June 4, 2019

First, an introduction; my name is Erik Winberg and I am the new staff Physical Therapist at RMPT/SPI. You may have seen me around the clinic at off-on times, but I am happy to now be an official member of team RMPT. Although a recent graduate of Utica Colleges’ Doctor...

June 1, 2019

Working with athletes in the rehabilitation and sports performance settings over the past 7 years has exposed me to a wide variety of techniques and tools utilized by individuals and clinicians.The goal is to try to help an athlete recover as fast as possible so that t...

With my first year of working in professional hockey ending last month, I must admit that the amount work that goes into game day from not only the players, but the staff is incredible. A game day consists of morning workout, meetings, morning skate, pre-game treatment...

May 10, 2019

For some reason our gift of consciousness has rid us of all responsibility when it comes to our bodily problems. Joint pain? Bad genes. Overweight? Slow metabolism. Acne? See a dermatologist. We take no ownership for what is going on within our own body. Think about ho...

December 20, 2018

Join us Saturday January 5th at 1pm for informational presentations on proper training, rehabilitation and injury prevention of the baseball and softball athlete.