In a physical therapy practice, we see many types of injuries. Some people want to return to pain free living and working, but others want to return to competitive athletics and/or aggressive fitness styles. From runners to basketball players; tennis players to swimmers; and many others, the goal of physical therapy is to return to the sport they love. In the last couple of years, crossfit has become the new competitive sport that a lot of people are joining up and doing.
Crossfit is a very strenous workout that stresses “functional movement.” It is widely thought of as an intense workout, but not many people know that there are local competitions. Advantage PT has 2 clinics (Mercer Island, WA and Redmond, WA). Working at the Mercer Island clinic, I see many athletes from the local Crossfit gym Mercer Island Crossfit. Recently a husband and wife team of former patients competeted at a local event called the Resolution Revolution 2. Stone Way Crossfit hosted the event for “couples” (any male/female partner).
These 2 patients were exceptional athletes, had some injuries, and became better athletes after following a program of physical therapy. They were seen for different body parts, but the activies they do require multiple body parts. Here are a few pictures from the event!