Sports and Athletic Performance Enhancement
Athletes, whether the weekend warrior or Red Wings hockey player, find their way to Generation Care.
We are all about MECHANICS and EFFICIENCY of movement. WHY are you hurting? How can we get you back in the game quickly, safely, and perform better than ever?
Our experienced team can guide you to recovery, integrating sports back into your life as quickly as possible.
Research and Advancements:
- New and exciting research is currently being performed through the Institute of Physical Arts at the Long Island University Manhattan on the effects of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, a hands on treatment approach to facilitate proper core-first muscle contraction, and marathoner’s time. Preliminary case studies show promising results!
- A recent study broadcasted during PBS New Hour and Tweeted by the American College of Sports Medicine, poses the question: “Should soccer players wear helmets?” While soccer does not have the same impact and collision that sports such as football and hockey do, soccer is the sport that falls after football with the highest number of cuncussions. Read full story here: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/qa-soccer-players-wear-helmets-top-neurosurgeon-weighs-concussion-risks/.
Over half of the patient population treated at the Generation Care Performance Center in Grand Rapids consists of post-concussion cases! Doctors are referring to our team for their knowledge, expertise, and unique collaborative care consisting of physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Come see us for pre and post concussion management! POST CONCUSSION CARE
Meet our Sports Therapists: