Archive for Tips from the Training Room

It’s That Time Of Year Again

Posted by Dr. Podesta on February 17, 2011 with 51 Comments

With the baseball season rapidly approaching, the yearly ritual of tryouts to make a team or impress a coach begins at all levels of the game. Many have continued to play throughout the off-season in fall ball or winter leagues. However, many have not, and the first time they pick up a ball to throw [...]

Tips: Ice or Heat?

Posted by Dr. Podesta on February 19, 2010 with 20,047 Comments

Ice or Heat? I am commonly asked when ice should be applied or when is heat appropriate. Ice and heat are physical modalities that can be applied to different parts of the body for specific reasons and effects. Although there use seems routine, it is not entirely risk free. ICE Ice is most commonly used [...]