Nicki Intro

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Nicki Ferramosca, MSPT, CSCS Allow me to introduce myself!  My name is Nicki Ferramosca and I have been practicing physical therapy for 17+ years.  I originally considered physical therapy as a profession when I was a sophomore at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.  I studied biology and loved human biology specifically. PT was a great fit for me where I …

Injury Info: Sciatica

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Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT, OCS Chances are you either have had sciatica or know someone who has said they have had sciatica. There are two reasons for this. First, it’s a very common condition that a lot of people have throughout their life. Second, it’s one of the most confused conditions that people have or think they have. You might …

Overuse Injuries in Youth Sports

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Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT Overuse Injuries In Youth Sports Most people know that youth sports are not what they used to be. What was once a couple neighborhood kids playing pick-up games after school is now highly organized, focused, and competitive sports. Rather than playing multiple different sports a year, kids (especially those who show exceptional promise early) are specializing …

Why Does My Joint Pop?

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Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT, OCS   What’s that popping in my knee (or shoulder, or hip, or….)? Joint popping and cracking while you’re doing an exercise can sound scary. “Is it OK that my joint pops?” is one of the most common questions I get asked. It’s almost always nothing, but there are a few times where it might be …