Tag Archives: balance

07 Mon

The best exercise to improve balance

The best exercise to improve balance Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   The New York Times ran an article regarding the “best exercise to improve your balance” last week.  They cited studies comparing the effectiveness of Tai Chi and ballroom dancing (They found that both groups improved their...
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30 Mon

I sprained my ankle, what do I do now?

I sprained my ankle, what do I do now? Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   Whether you’re an elite long-distance runner or a weekend warrior, you’re probably one of the many people who’ve had an ankle sprain.  It can happen at any time, when...
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19 Thu

Kinesiotape versus Non-elastic tape for ankles

Kinesiotape versus Non-elastic tape for ankles Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   In the Journal of Orthopeadic and Sports Physical Therapy, there was a study comparing the effects of kinesiotape with regular non-elastic athletic tape on ankles during an inversion perturbation.  The results may...
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