Are you making a new year’s resolution to become more physically fit? If so, KentuckyOne Health Sports Medicine specialist Jason Bracco has some tips to help you succeed.
The key is really about progressive loading so starting slow and gradually increasing the level of challenge. It usually takes about 21 days to build a habit. Then what you see is that they start to recognize the improved quality of life. They can do more. They feel better.
If you do suffer an injury don’t wait to seek care.
We have a sports medicine urgent care facility at Medical Center Jewish Northeast that’s open after hours and provides an evaluation and even a referral for physical therapy. We do a lot of the same things that we do with the athletes that we care for.