National Youth Sports Safety Month

April 2013
Touchstone Physical Therapy supports
National Youth Sports Safety Month

It is estimated that 62% of sports injuries occur during practice. These injuries may occur due to some of the following conditions
 Lack of pre-season conditioning
 Lack of, or poorly fitting safety equipment / eye protection
 Not warming up/cooling down or stretching
 Playing while injured
 Poor nutrition or hydration
 Increased Temperature
 Fatigue
Physical therapists are a great resource for prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. If you are concerned about an injury we are here to help get you back in the game!

Our Goals
 Prevention of further injury.
 Effective diagnoses and treatment.
 Return to your sport with greater strength, awareness and mobility.

Touchstone Physical Therapy and Wellness
www.touchstonecolumbia.com

(240) 566-2521 Call to schedule an appointment today EMAIL frontdesk@touchstonecolumbia.com