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January 27, 2022

Shoulder Strength & Flexibility in Gymnastics

Shoulder Strength & Flexibility in Gymnastics   Why your shoulders are so important if you’re a gymnast  Gymnasts are known for being strong and flexible. There […]
January 13, 2022

Top 4 Things to Know About Stress Fractures

Top 4 things to know about stress fractures   You have probably heard of a stress fracture before but may not know much about them, including […]
August 29, 2021

Michaela Main: Dancer to Dance Medicine Specialist

Stories from our sports: Dance Medicine Michaela Main: Dancer to Dance Medicine Specialist For as long as I can remember I have been dancing at annual recitals, […]
February 11, 2021

Heel Pain in Kids – What is Sever’s Disease?

What is Sever’s disease?  Sever’s disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is the most common cause of pediatric heel pain.1 The “calcaneus” is the heel bone […]
January 18, 2021

Figure Skating Injury Prevention Tips

Figure Skating Injury Prevention Tips Are you a figure skater in the greater Boston area? Girl Fit Physical Therapy is the place for you! Our physical […]
January 12, 2021

Life as a Traveling PT: Physical Therapy for Figure Skaters & Broadway Dancers

Life as a Traveling PT   Traveling with Broadway shows   Physical Therapy is a profession of boundless opportunities. Physical therapists work in outpatient clinics, hospitals, […]
January 8, 2021

Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain (Knee Pain) in Female Athletes

What is patellofemoral pain? Did you just return from a visit with your child’s (or your) primary care, orthopedic, or sports medicine physician about knee pain […]
October 4, 2020

Dance Injuries & a Movement Toward Change

Girl Fit talks dance injuries on the Movement Toward Change Podcast I recently had the pleasure of joining Rachel Marchica and Nicole Testa on their Movement […]
September 15, 2020

5 Reasons to Schedule a Wellness Visit

What is a Wellness Visit?  At Girl Fit Physical Therapy, we strongly believe that physical therapists play an important role in injury prevention.  Why would we […]