After an ACL Reconstruction, our patient Ryan worked with Physical Therapist Brian and Physical Therapist Assistant Chris during his recovery. Ryan who is a young athlete, is now back and better than ever enjoying what he loves to do!
Molly Carter, a Lynbrook High School Senior and rising lacrosse star, is gaining even more momentum as she gets ready to graduate and play at Syracuse University in the Fall.
Check out the latest edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine, featuring an article by Peak Performance’s very own Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Physical Therapist, Brian DeVeaux. Brian brings his expertise to readers, offering a regimen of stretches and warm-up exercises that improve performance and prevent injury. Click here if you’re ready to take your game to the next level…
Hockey which is one of the most popular sports worldwide, is correlated with many critical and threatening injuries that can occur. It is nearly impossible for the injuries that occur during game time to be completely eradicated, but the risk can be heavily reduced. Even though majority of hockey related injuries may be mild, there can be extensive damage to the bodies soft tissue. Hockey players are susceptible to muscle strains, ligament tears and lacerations which are amongst the most prominent injuries that appear. Unfortunately, there is a diversified amount of serious injuries which can be fatal to ones health, and lead to a physical impairment. Injury prevention methods such as participating in conditioning programs and using high quality equipment, diminishes the chance of an injury while playing. Remember, it is essential to follow the proper precautionary steps to insure the quality of your health.
Peter David Stemkowski (born August 25, 1943) is a former player in the National Hockey League. Over fifteen seasons, he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, and Los Angeles Kings. Stemkowski is best remembered for his heroics in the 1970–71 Stanley Cup semifinals when he scored two overtime goals for the New York Rangers in an eventual series loss to the Chicago Black Hawks. He won the Stanley Cup in 1967 with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Pete Stemkowski, who played centre, is also remembered as one of the top faceoff players of the NHL.