Neurosport Physical Therapy Blog

What is Active Release Technique (ART)?

Active Release Technique, often referred to as ART,  is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

Tactical Strength and Conditioning for Fire, Police & Military: How You Can Reach Higher in Your Career

Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitators® (TSAC-F®) are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train military, fire and rescue, law enforcement, protective services, and other emergency personnel to improve performance, promote wellness, and decrease injury risk.

What is Thai Poultice Massage?

Poultice: [origin, Thai] a soft, moist mass of material, typically of plant material or flour, applied to the body to relieve soreness and inflammation and kept in place with a cloth.

Is Functional Training the Next Big Thing in Fitness?

At Neurosport Functional Training we pride ourselves on our training style. 

Evan Thompson, Functional Training Coach at Neurosport Functional Training, answers some frequently asked questions about what Functional Training is and how it differs from other fitness programs that are out there today.

How to Stay Healthy This Thanksgiving Day

The holidays are quickly approaching, which poses a serious threat to all of our diet endeavors and fitness goals. But there are ways to enjoy this Thanksgiving holiday without totally spoiling your health plans!

Here are some last minute, simple tips to help you stay healthy and fit throughout this Thanksgiving holiday. It’s never easy, but it can be done!

What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling can make a serious difference in your rehabilitation. It is widely used in the physical therapy field for anyone experiencing a lot of pain or muscle tightness. This can include, Olympic athletes, professional dancers or people who sit all day at a desk. The goal of dry needling is to inactivate triggerpoints in order to relieve pain and improve range of motion. 

3 Tips to Help You Recover from an Ankle Sprain

Inside the ankle are ligaments, tough bands of tissue, that help hold the ankle bones together. A sprained ankle is an injury that occurs when the ankle rolls, twists, or turns inward or outward causing one or more of these ligament(s) to stretch or tear.

How Functional Movement Screens Prevent Injury & Improve Performance

Pro-athletes in the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA as well as Special Ops military personnel have invested millions of dollars in Functional Movement Screen (FMS) annually to help protect themselves from injury. But what exactly is FMS? 

The Importance of Eating Before and After a Workout

The Importance of Eating Before & After a Workout

In order to achieve the maximum amount of potential and to get the most out of a functional training workout, it is important to properly and sufficiently prepare and fuel your body before and after exercise. 

What is a Physical Therapist?

What is a Physical Therapist? 

Physical therapists, sometimes called PTs, provide care to people of all ages who have functional problems resulting from back and neck injuries; sprains, strains, and fractures; arthritis; amputations; neurological disorders, such as stroke or cerebral palsy; injuries related to work and sports; and other conditions, helping them to improve their range of motion and manage their pain playing an important part in rehabilitation, treatment and prevention.