PT Pintcast - Physical Therapy

PT Pintcast - Physical Therapy


How to Keep Kids on the Diamond Safely

May 11, 2022

Tricia Thoms is a physical therapist rehabilitating several professional football, hockey, soccer and beach volleyball players including Olympic Gold Medalist Misty May. Her passion is high level return to sport training and her goal to get all athletes back into the game. 


Episode Takeaways

  • The benefits of sports therapy and the importance of therapy in competitive sport
  • Little League World Series injuries, recovery, and preventing future injury
  • How to appropriately load manage kids and rest in the offseason 
  • Emphasize cross-training at a young age 
  • Resource: Little League Baseball and Softball 


Three Questions

  • Who is someone the audience should follow to learn more about today’s topic? Dr. Kevin Wilk, Dr. James Andrews 
  • What is something the audience should take a look at if they want to take a deeper dive into some of the things we talked about today? Little League Baseball and Softball 
  • Why should people care about this episode/topic? Physical therapists are the experts in rehabilitation and educating on the prevention of injuries such as little league overuse injuries 


Parting Shot

"Just remember all the things we can do off the field to make the kids better on the field." - Tricia Thoms


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