Lindsay Kirlin PT, DPT, is a former collegiate club lacrosse athlete and three-sport high school athlete. In 2013, she graduated from Penn State University, and in 2016, earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. Lindsay has a passion for working with overhead athletes (baseball, lacrosse, softball, etc.), as well as endurance athletes, including runners and triathletes. She recently completed training in Functional Dry Needling with Kinetacore Physical Therapy Education. Lindsay is passionate about using her background of movement science, athletics, and wellness to create individualized plans for her patients to return to the activities they love.
By Kelly Greenway PT, DPT, ATC
Concussions in sports continue to be a hot topic, and more sports are making changes to the rules, equipment, injury assessments, and how athletes return to school or their sport following a concussion. In lacrosse, helmets remain controversial across the board. Do they actually protect an athlete from a concussion, or are they giving these athletes a false sense of safety and causing them to be more aggressive?
By Kim Hansen PT, DPT, CCI
So you’ve had this nagging pain along the outside of your elbow, and you just can’t seem to shake it. Now it even hurts to hold your morning cup of coffee, much less attempt a backhand on the courts. Spring is here, which means before you know it, tennis, softball, and baseball seasons will be starting. You’ll need your arm ready to go. You’ve checked with Dr. Google and all signs are pointing towards the dreaded “tennis elbow.” Here’s the rundown on what this injury is all about, and how to treat the source of the pain.